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X2 Environmental Health Officer

London Borough of Bexley
£38,851 - £49,403
Closing date
22 May 2024

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Housing, Licensing
EH Practitioner
Contract Type
Full Time

X2 Environmental Health Officer

Contract Type: Permanent 

Contract Hours: 36 

Salary: £38,851 - £49,403.77 per annum inclusive of Market Premium (EHO)

Location: Bexley Civic Offices

Job Reference: 000590

About Us: 

Bexley is an outer London Borough with the best of both worlds, located between the hustle and bustle of London and the Garden of England, Kent. Within the borough we have award winning parks, open spaces and listed heritage sites.  


Job Advert 

We are looking for skilled officers who are competent, enthusiastic and highly motivated to fill the below posts within our Environmental Health Teams. 

  • Environmental Health Officer within the Property Licensing and Private Sector Housing Standards Team (000590)

Property Licensing and Private Sector Housing Standards Roles 

We now have an opportunity for an individual to join the Property Licensing and Private Sector Housing Standards Team.  

The main work will involve investigating and inspecting of private sector housing, this will include houses in multiple occupation.  This may involve taking enforcement action and preparing cases for enforcement action and instigating legal proceedings.  The work may also involve identifying unlicensed houses in multiple occupation (HMO). The council will shortly be consulting on a new selective licensing scheme.  

You will also provide technical evidence in court proceedings, tribunals and Public Inquiries.  

You will need to have a relevant degree or an equivalent level of experience in Property Licensing and Housing. Knowledge of major legislative, social and economic issues is key.

Experience of communicating to a variety of audiences in an array of methods such as; writing complex correspondence, delivering presentations and handling complaints is also required. 

For an informal discussion about the role please contact Michael Cooper, Acting Services Lead for Regulatory Services on 0203 045 4322 or   

The ability to travel around the Borough is essential.  

Please refer to the Job Description attached for more information. 

We will offer you in return a package that includes a competitive salary, an excellent pension scheme and generous annual leave plus bank holidays. For more information on the benefits package on offer please refer to the Candidate Information document attached. 

We reserve the right to close adverts earlier than the closing date. 


Candidate Profile 

You will hold a degree or a diploma in Environmental Health or a related subject or have significant experience in environmental health food and safety regulation and be able to meet the competencies for authorised Lead Food Officers in accordance with the Food Law Code of Practice.

For the full list of essential and desirable criteria for this role then please refer to the Person Specification within the Job Description attached. 


How to Apply 

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Additional Information 

As a disability confident employer Bexley welcomes applications from people with all disabilities, including hidden disabilities and mental health conditions. We will interview any disabled applicant who meets the minimum criteria. If you require reasonable adjustments to be made to any part of the recruitment process due to your disability, please contact us on  





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