Environmental Health Officer (Housing)

Starting at £33,174 per annum, pro rata and rising to £36,558 pro rata
02 Aug 2019
18 Aug 2019
EH Practitioner
Contract Type
Part Time

Environmental Health Officer (Housing)

Grade 8 - Starting at £33,174 per annum, pro rata and rising to £36,558 pro rata or Grade 7 - Starting at £29,142 per annum, pro rata and rising to £32,115 pro rata, depending on the completion of requested qualifications

Part-time, 22.5 hours per week • Maternity Cover

Ref: REQ00001311

Chelmsford City Council is looking for an Environmental Health Officer to support the Housing Standards team on a part-time basis to cover maternity leave. This is a great opportunity to develop and expand skills across the area of private sector housing. All officers are expected to support the wider activities of the Service as necessary.

We are looking for an enthusiastic, suitably qualified and skilled Environmental Health Officer to join our dedicated teams to help maintain and improve the health and environment for those who live in, work in or visit our District.

The successful candidate will have the skills to successfully communicate requirements and influence standards and behaviour. They will be able to demonstrate a commitment to team working as well as having the ability to work efficiently and effectively on their own. High standards of customer service and the discipline to deliver this across a large and varied workload are also essential.

We welcome applications from recent graduates including those still working towards their EHRB registration or equivalent. Any such successful candidate will be appointed on the lower grade (Grade 7) and will be supported throughout the process including appropriate work experience and training. Such applicants will be subject to achieving competency within an agreed reasonable set period of time from appointment. Applicants interested in working in the Business Compliance Team should be competent or working towards competency in line with Chapter 4 of the Food Law Code of Practice.

Chelmsford delivers the best of all worlds in terms of working and living. Our thriving and lively city centre is surrounded by village communities and countryside and is only 35 minutes from London by train.

Chelmsford City Council operates a flexible working day based on 37 hours per week. A full driving licence is required for these posts and you will need to undertake some aspects of the work outside of normal office hours.

For further information and to download a job pack, please visit our website.

Closing date: 18 August 2019.

Chelmsford City Council is committed to safeguarding vulnerable groups and expects all employees to share this commitment and have a range of policies and procedures in place which promote safeguarding and safer working practices across our services. The Council's Safer Recruitment process contains pre-employment vetting which includes safeguarding training, obtaining references and ensuring compliance with the Disclosure and Barring Service process.

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