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Environmental Health Officer - Housing

Hinckley & Bosworth Borough Council
£40,221 - £44,428
Closing date
28 Apr 2024

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EH Practitioner
Contract Type
Full Time

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Hinckley & Bosworth ‐ A PLACE OF OPPORTUNITY

Situated at the very heart of England on the border of the East and West Midlands, Hinckley is well connected by major transport links to the cities of Leicester, Coventry and Birmingham and in an ideal location for commuting being close to major transport links of the M1, M6, M69, M42 and the A5.

Environmental Health Officer - Housing
Grade 8, £40,221 up to £44,428 per annum pro rata plus essential car user allowance of £850 per annum
37 hours per week, 2-year fixed term contract

We are seeking a qualified Environmental Health Officer to work within the Private Sector Housing Team to carry out a range of private sector housing duties.

You will liaise with tenants, landlords, and other agencies; importantly you will have the opportunity and support to use the range of powers available to you to improve the housing standards and living conditions throughout the Borough.

You will need to have a sound knowledge of housing law and private sector housing issues as well as being a confident and self-motivated professional with excellent communication skills.

You will be responsible for carrying out HHSRS inspections in both single and multi-occupancy dwellings being a key player in the delivery of a proactive and reactive service to both landlords and tenants.

You must hold the HHSRS certificate and registration or be in final stages of registration with the Environmental Health Registration Board (EHRB) or the Environmental Health Practitioner Register (REnvH) alongside daily access to a car and a full UK driving licence.

We operate a ‘hybrid working’ model with a mix of office based, home and remote working available when suitable. The contractual base will be office based with agreed flexibility to work from home or at remote working locations in the borough.

Closing date: 28 April 2024                             

Interview date: To be confirmed

We welcome applications from all of the community.
Benefits include flexible working options, generous pension scheme and annual leave plus bank holidays.
Reasonable workplace adjustments are considered for all roles.


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