Environmental Health Officer

Location
Somerset
Salary
£26,999 to £32,878
Posted
28 Aug 2019
Closes
20 Sep 2019
Ref
19CORA61274C
Sector
Housing
Function
EH Practitioner
Contract Type
Contract
Hours
Full Time

Service Area: Housing

Environmental Health Officer

Salary: £26,999 to £32,878 per annum.

Hours: 37 per week

Contract Type: Fixed Term for 10 months

Post Ref: 19CORA61274C

Location: Based in Lewis House, Bath

Based in the World Heritage City of Bath, Housing Services deals with a large private rented sector which has an important role to play in providing housing in B&NES.

We aim for high standards of customer service and are seeking a highly motivated individual to join the Housing Standards and Improvement Team

We are looking for a qualified Environmental Health Officer (EHO) or Assistant Environmental Health Officer to improve housing conditions and management of Houses in Multiple Occupation (HMOs) in Bath and North East Somerset. The role will be proactive enforcement work in the rented sector focussing on residential property inspections of licensable HMOs.

Applicants will need to be qualified or unqualified Environmental Health Officers and show that they meet the requirements of the person specification which include:

  • A degree in Environmental Health or equivalent
  • An understanding of housing law, particularly assessment and enforcement of the Housing Act 2004 in relation to the Housing Health and Safety Rating System and Houses in Multiple Occupation.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • High levels of commitment, flexibility and enthusiasm

Our district is a mixture of urban and rural and offers you a great place to live and work. In addition we offer flexible working hours.

Interested to find out more?

If you are interested in this post and require more details after reading the job description or just to chat through the role and what’s involved please contact Chris Mordaunt, Team Manager (Housing Standards and Improvements) or Piotr Toporowski on 01225 396282.

To apply, please visit our website at www.bathnes.gov.uk/jobs. Alternatively, telephone 01225 396409 (24 hours), quoting the reference number and job title for a paper application pack. Please note we do not accept CV’s.

Closing date: 20 September 2019

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