Environmental Health Officer / Private Sector Housing Officer

Location
East London
Salary
Competitive
Posted
11 Mar 2021
Closes
11 Apr 2021
Ref
BF7913
Sector
Housing
Function
Consultant
Hours
Full Time

Our client based in East London is recruiting for an Environmental Health Officer on an initial six-month contract.

 

Professional & Technical Accountabilities

Investigate complaints of poor housing conditions and undertake inspections of private sector housing to assess potential hazards under the Housing Health and Safety Rating System.

To undertake the inspection of HMOs in relation to the Council’s licensing function management regulations and to assess conditions in relation to the HHSRS.

Prepare letters notices and schedules of work necessary to bring properties up to current statutory and Council standards and take appropriate enforcement action to secure necessary improvements.

To provide property owners members of the public and businesses with general advice about the statutory requirements and guidance with regard to housing standards and management

Qualifications/Experience/Knowledge

Degree in Environmental Health Housing or a Building related subject.

Qualified HHSRS practitioner

At least 2 years post qualification experience of working within a local government Environmental Health Team or similar.

Experience in undertaking property inspections and investigation of complaints of housing conditions and taking subsequent enforcement action.

Sound knowledge and experience of the regulatory framework guidance and good practice in relation to the Housing Acts Housing Health and Safety Rating System HMO legislation and associated enforcement legislation

For an informal discussion contact Ricky Sharpe on 020 8125 4321 or email ricky@buckinghamfutures.com

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