Environmental Health Officer

Newport City Council
£37,261 - £41,496
Closing date
30 May 2023

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EH Practitioner
Contract Type
Full Time

Environmental Health Officer

Post Ref: NCC8440

Grade: Grade 9, SCP 31 - 35, £37,261 - £41,496

Closing Date: 30/05/2023

Post No. POSN001483 - Environmental Health Officer

2 permanent posts, 37 hours per week

We currently have 2 exciting opportunities to join the Environmental Health Housing team. The team is responsible for the regulation of the private rented sector, including Houses in Multiple Occupation, and resolving a range of domestic and commercial public health/environmental issues.

Whether you are due to qualify this summer, fancy a change within Environmental Health or are already working in this field, we would love to receive an application from you. We need you to have sound knowledge of housing legislation and have a passion for this area of work.

The post holder will be required to gain a suitable HHSRS assessment qualification within an agreed timescale after appointment. You will also be provided with support to become a Registered Environmental Health Practitioner with the CIEH if required.

This post requires you to demonstrate effective communication and negotiation skills; be able to use tact and diplomacy when dealing with people, be flexible, have customer service skills and be confident with regulatory enforcement. You will be capable of organising and prioritising work to meet deadlines and you will operate in a self-sufficient manner. The post holder will have a high standard of problem solving and decision-making skills.

Newport is a vibrant City with a bold vision to maintain a place where people choose to live, work, and stay. Newport City Council’s success can be attributed to forward thinking, a positive approach and the Council aims to deliver high-quality services that are continuously improving. This post offers a wide range of experience, challenges, and personal and professional development to the successful applicant.

In return for your commitment, we offer an open, friendly working environment with modern working practices and systems. Benefits include a generous annual leave entitlement, professional development, flexible and agile working, and free on-site parking.

For an informal discussion regarding this Housing EHO post, please contact Nicola McGrath on 01633 851712.

Role Location – based at the Civic Centre, Newport, with the opportunity for hybrid office/home working around frequent visits within the Newport area.

The interview date will be confirmed shortly following shortlisting.

To find out more about working for Newport City Council and to apply, visit Newport City Council/Jobs


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