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Environmental Health Officer

Newcastle City Council
Tyne and Wear
£36,298 - £40,478
Closing date
14 Dec 2022

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Environmental Protection, Housing
EH Practitioner
Contract Type
Full Time


Public Protection & Neighbourhoods Team

£36,298 - £40,478 

Salary N8 (£36,298 - £40,478 depending on experience)

We are seeking to appoint several enthusiastic, self-motivated Environmental Health Officers with the necessary training and experience to work in our Public Protection & Neighbourhoods Team.

This is an exciting time to join the team as we deliver new Additional and Selective licensing schemes which have been introduced over the last 2 years. We are constantly working to support residents of the city, ensuring everyone has a safe and well-maintained home.
What you will be doing:
• Supporting landlords and tenants of licensable properties.
• The investigation of complaints relating to
• property disrepair,
• noise and anti-social behaviour
• public health nuisances
• Taking informal and formal enforcement action including prosecutions, civil penalties, work in default and management orders
• Using intelligence to target landlord and letting agents of concern
• The regulation of private rented properties subject to HMO and Selective Licensing.

What is in it for you?
• A competitive basic Salary
• Attractive Local Government Pension Scheme
• Flexible hours through the Council Flexi Scheme
• The opportunity to buy extra leave
• Cycle2work scheme
• Access to a salary sacrifice home electronics scheme.
• Opportunities for additional hours and overtime
• Preferential access to job opportunities internally prior to them being advertised externally
• Full support package including access to the Health Assured Employee Assistance Programme
• Full training
• Opportunities to learn new skills and develop in your career. Our purpose is to support you and help you to achieve your best

What we are looking for
• A Degree or Diploma in Environmental Health with full registration with the CIEH Environmental Health Registration Board is essential
• A good understanding of the regulatory framework, guidance, and good practice in relation to the Housing Act and the Housing Health and Safety Rating System.
• A knowledge of current and emerging private sector housing related legislation and the technical aspects of enforcement.
• An ability to work alone or as part of a team
• An ability to dealing effectively with members of the public including tenants, landlords and managing agents
• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills are required with proven ability to deliver services.
• An ability to organise and manage your workload to meet team objectives.

You will be agile working from home and Newcastle Civic Centre. You will be provided with a laptop and other essential equipment. There will be opportunities to colleagues on a regular basis.

For an informal discussion please contact Gwen Smith, Team Manager, Public Protection and Neighbourhoods, 0191 2771456,

For further information e-mail Unfortunately, we are unable to accept CVs. Please quote the relevant post reference number when applying.


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