Environmental Health Officer (Housing Enforcement)
Advert Start Date:
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£32,878 - £36,876 per annum
Hours per week:
37 hours per week
Environmental Health / Trading Standards
Newcastle upon Tyne
Public Protection and Neighbourhoods Team.
We are seeking to appoint an Environmental Health Officer with the necessary training and experience to work in our Public Protection and Neighbourhoods Team.
This is an exciting time to join the team as we prepare for a new Additional and Selective licensing scheme which is due to commence April 2020.
The team deal with a wide range of housing related issues including housing standards, noise and anti-social behaviour, public health nuisances and landlord licensing to improve conditions in the private housing sector. It is essential to have a good understanding of the regulatory framework, guidance and good practice in relation to the Housing Act and HHSRS assessments.
A Degree or Diploma in Environmental health with full registration with the CIEH Environmental Health Registration Board or a relevant Degree or Diploma to demonstrate competency in housing standards enforcement work is required. You will have a knowledge of current and emerging private sector housing related legislation and the technical aspects of enforcement.
Experience of HMO and selective licensing is also essential, as is experience in Civil Penalties.
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills are required with proven ability to deliver services.
For an informal discussion please contact Gwen Smith, Team Manager, Public Safety and Regulation, 0191 2771456
Apply online at www.northeastjobs.org.uk.