EHO - Housing

Location
Caerphilly
Salary
Negotiable
Posted
16 Sep 2020
Closes
16 Oct 2020
Ref
OR/079302
Contact
Public Sector Team
Sector
Housing
Contract Type
Contract
Hours
Full Time

Our client in South Wales is seeking to recruit 2 suitably qualified and experienced Environmental Health Officers to work within its Private Sector Housing service. You will need to be registered with the Environmental Health Officers Registration Board and hold a suitable HHSRS assessment qualification.

You will help to improve the health, well-being and quality of life of existing and future generations within the County Borough, by using a variety of interventions including encouragement and partnership working, progressing through to warnings and enforcement action. You will be responsible for the inspection of residential premises to ensure minimum housing standards are met in all types and tenure of housing including houses in multiple occupation. You will also investigate service requests, deal with empty home matters, provide both planning consultations and local land charges property search responses as well as processing individual housing grants and loans.

The workload is demanding and requires you to have a toolbox of skills to address the many and varied situations you will deal with on a day to day basis whilst working within the Council's adopted policies and procedures. You must hold a Full UK Category B (Cars) driving licence and have access to the use of a motor vehicle insured for business / work purposes to travel throughout the borough to respond to service requirements. Flexible working hours are in operation but you must be prepared to work outside these hours to undertake duties as and when required.

One contract will be until the end of December and the other to the end of March 2021.

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