Housing Standards and Environmental Protection Officer

Torbay Borough Council
£28,672 - £31,346
Closing date
25 Oct 2021

Housing Standards and Environmental Protection Officer - Torbay Council


Grade H SCP 24-27 £28,672 - £31,346


Full Time

Job Term




This is fixed term contract for two years.

Torbay Council is looking for a driven individual, keen to showcase their ability to deliver Housing Standards and Environmental Protection interventions, who values a multi-agency approach to problem solving and has a track record of encouraging and enforcing compliance.

This position plays an important role in promoting the health and wellbeing of Torbay’s residents, providing a safe and attractive environment.

The team deals with a wide variety of issues such as housing condition and management, monitoring air quality, responding to accumulations of waste, organising public funerals, ensuring the security of empty property, providing advice with regard to contaminated land and planning consultations and much more. More detailed information can be found in the Job Description.

Some of the skills and attributes you will need are the ability to:
Conduct thorough investigations utilising digital resources and by attendance on site establishing and utilising evidence;
Influence outcomes by utilisation of strong communication/problem solving skills or, if necessary, by use of legal powers;
Deal with difficult situations in a calm and sympathetic manner, especially in dealing with vulnerable individuals in complex situations;
Use initiative whilst demonstrating a committed and flexible approach to getting the job done.

Successful applicants will gain the opportunity to work in a dynamic and well-regarded team.

For an informal discussion, please contact Robert Kelly on 01803 208042 or robert.kelly@torbay.gov.uk.

A DBS disclosure is required for this job.

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Closing date:  25th October 2021

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