Lead Environmental Health Practitioner - Housing & Nuisance

Employer
Cheshire West and Chester Council
Location
Ellesmere Port
Salary
£35,336 - £41,440
Closing date
2 Oct 2022

Lead Environmental Health Practitioner Housing & Nuisance

Housing Team Leader and Nuisance Team Leader (2 posts)

We are looking for two self-motivated, highly organised individuals with experience in either housing or statutory nuisance to lead a small team of professional officers within each service area

Location Ellesmere Port

Job Category Regulatory Services

Grade CWAC NJC - Grade 10

Salary Min £35,336 per annum

Salary Max £41,440 per annum

Hours per week 37

Weeks per year 52.143

Employment Type Permanent

Closing Date 02/10/2022

Ref No W2169

Cheshire West and Chester Council brings a fresh and energetic approach to providing top quality services for its many customers and communities. West Cheshire is a place where everyone can Thrive – through our core values of Teamwork, Honesty, Respect, Innovation, Value for Money and Empowerment.

We are looking to recruit experienced Environmental Health Officers with supervisory/management experience to lead a small team of officers focussing on either private sector housing or statutory nuisance.  You will be an expert in your field and be able to demonstrate a high degree of professional competence and extensive relevant experience.

For the housing team leader role, you will be able to demonstrate experience of managing a team dealing with private sector housing, HMOs, mobile homes, empty properties, and compulsory purchase.   Ideally, you will have an additional relevant post graduate qualification.

For the nuisance team leader role, you will be able to demonstrate experience of managing a team dealing with statutory nuisance, complex noise cases, drainage, and private water supplies.  Ideally, you will have a diploma in acoustics and/or additional relevant post graduate qualifications.

Reporting to the Senior Manager (Compliance), you will play an integral role in delivering our service priorities and mentoring team members. You will be able to demonstrate a track record of problem solving and achieving compliance alongside delivering excellent customer service /satisfaction through your excellent communication skills.

A driving licence is essential for this role

PLEASE NOTE – Our CW&C job descriptions and person specifications are generic with specific role needs being outlined in the advert. Please address the specific needs referred to above in any application.

For an informal discussion about these roles please contact Andy Challinor 01606 288658

Please note interviews are scheduled for W/C 17 October 2022.

The contractual work location for this role is listed above however you may be required to work from a range of work locations or sites within the Borough and may also be required to work from home, depending on the needs of the service.

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In your application you should ensure that you provide evidence of how you have demonstrated meeting the Council’s core competencies of Teamwork, Honesty, Respect, Innovation, Value for Money and Empowerment.

 Please ensure you check the email account (including junk/spam boxes) from which you apply regularly as we will use this to contact you regarding your application. 

 If you have not heard from us within 4 weeks of the closing date then it is likely that you have not been shortlisted on this occasion, however please do not be discouraged from applying again.

 Cheshire West and Chester Council are committed to equality and diversity in employment.  

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