(Senior) Environmental Health Officer / (Senior) Housing Standards Officer
£33,422 - £41,180
37 hours per week
Looking to develop yourself further and embark upon your new exciting journey? We have a great opportunity within our Housing and Environmental Health Service.
We are looking for an enthusiastic Environmental Health Officer or Housing Standards Officer for our small Private Sector Housing team. The team deals with standards and conditions of housing in the Borough, as well as licensing of Houses in Multiple Occupation and Caravan Sites, energy efficiency improvements, and works covered under our financial assistance policy including Disabled Facilities Grants. You will assist in the delivery of all aspects of the private sector housing service, and you should have experience in one or more aspects of the work.
We are looking for someone who has good technical knowledge of housing standards, as well as a working knowledge of the Housing Health & Safety rating system. You will need excellent communication skills to deal with various stakeholders to develop positive working relationships. To be successful in this role you will need to have a relevant building or environmental health qualification and demonstrate experience in carrying out property inspections and achieving compliance with housing standards. You will need to be able to work individually as well as part of a team to achieve desired outcomes.
Test Valley Borough Council spans two market towns (Andover and Romsey), as well as beautiful villages and miles of stunning countryside. As we’re located just off the A303, it’s an easy trip to surrounding towns and cities, and you can also get to London in just under an hour.
We offer successful applicants a competitive salary, a great place to work with enthusiastic and supportive colleagues. As well as this, we actively promote a good work/life balance including flexible working hours and some home working opportunities, encourage continuous learning and development and have a wellbeing programme of events designed to support employee wellbeing. For further information on what we can offer you, please visit our website: https://www.testvalley.gov.uk/aboutyourcouncil/a-great-place-to-work/employee-benefits
For an informal chat about the role or to find out more, please contact Deborah Vincent, Principal Environmental Health Officer on 012634 368211.
Application closing date: Monday 13th December 12 noon
Committed to equality of opportunity in employment and services.