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Environmental Health Officer/Housing Standards Officer – Health and Housing

Tower Hamlets
£40,503 - £47,736
Closing date
24 Sep 2023

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EH Practitioner, Technical / Scientific
Contract Type
Full Time

Environmental Health Officer/Housing Standards Officer – Health and Housing

Salary: £40,503 - £47,736

Location: London, E1 1BJ

Full Time, Permanent

35 Hours Per Week

Benefits and Allowances

We offer a 35-hour week with the option to earn flexi time and approximately 6 weeks paid holiday depending on your public service experience.

Role Purpose

As an Officer with delegated authority, use accredited specialist multi-faceted skills and techniques to carry out a programme of proactive and reactive functions which will contribute to raising Housing Standards in Tower Hamlets

Key Responsibilities

Using delegated powers and specialist skills (i.e. audit, inspection, enforcement powers, negotiation and persuasion) to gain and ensure compliance with Environmental Health legislation so that Housing Standards are maintained and enhanced for residents.

Dealing with a range of licensing functions that the Service currently enforces.


The successful candidate will have a degree in Environmental Health or relevant Housing enforcement experience.

Ideally to have a driving licence and provide a car for work purposes.

Additional Information

Tower Hamlets is a fascinating borough, a multi-cultural community steeped in history. The contrasts and challenges in Environmental Health work is vast. Our Service is forward looking and has many exciting challenges to face. 

We are looking for an experienced Officer to carry out the full range of duties including:

  • Complaint investigations
  • Enforcement
  • Negotiation and persuasion
  • Licensing enforcement
  • Inspections

This is a unique opportunity, and we are looking for a motivated and dedicated individual to help deliver on our key strategic objectives.

For an informal discussion about this post please contact David Tolley, Head of Environmental Health & Trading Standards on 020 7364 6724 or Julie Liu Team Leader on 0207 364 7737

Closing date: 24th September 2023







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