Senior Housing Environmental Health Officer
SECTION: Private Housing
SALARY: Grade 8 £37,343 - £42,006 per annum
Improving the health and welfare of our Swale Borough Council’s residents is an important role we take seriously. To help us achieve this we are looking for an experienced, enthusiastic, and self-motivated person to fill the busy Senior Housing Environmental Health Officer role.
As part of a small team, you will report to the private sector housing manager and you will be responsible for the day-to-day delivery of the private sector housing teams services and manage its two enforcement officers. You will manage your own case load, undertake all aspect of environmental health in relation to housing and mandatory HMO licencing programme along with HMO enforcement activities.
The successful candidate should hold a degree in Environmental Health, Certificate of Registration with the Environmental Health Board and hold a certificate and have experience in using HHSRS to assess properties. You must have excellent communication and organisational skills with significant experience and knowledge to undertake the work, and the ability to lead and motivate others to achieve the aims and responsibilities of the Council.
This role will require you to carry out site visits and to support officers when necessary, we have adopted a flexible working approach to improve work-life balance. This includes working from home, attending the office two days a week or more and face to face meetings to ensure the functions of the department are managed and maintained.
You must have a full driving licence and the use of a car.
This is full time position on a permanent contract.
The Council considers that all roles should be able to communicate clearly and concisely.
Swale Borough Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults, and expects all employee and volunteers to share this commitment.
For further information or to discuss this opportunity in more detail, please contact Glyn Pritchard on 01795 417233.
To apply for the position please visit www.swale.gov.uk/jobs and complete the online application form.
Closing Date: 26th November 2021
Interview Date: W/C 6th December 2021
Council Benefits: career average pension scheme, professional fee payment, flexible working (including opportunities for home working and job share), employee benefits package and generous leave entitlement.