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Enviromental Health Officer

  • Job reference: ASR036
  • Location: Shrewsbury, Shropshire
  • Job type: Temporary
  • Area of Expertise: Housing Professionals
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Job description: Job Title: Environmental Health Officer
Location: Shrewsbury
Contract: 6 Months

A Local Authority in Shrewsbury are looking to recruit an Environmental Health Officer who will deliver a range of regulatory and enforcement duties in Regulatory Services with a particular focus on environmental health, anti-social behaviour and statutory nuisance to proactively tackle anti-social behaviour within the County.

The successful candidate will be expected to;

*Deliver operational action plans and projects across a wide range of anti-social behaviour and statutory nuisance functional areas, in either a lead or support role, in order to raise standards of compliance and deliver improved regulatory outcomes in the service area.

*Support the development and delivery of a programme of regulatory and enforcement projects and activities to identify and reduce risks to residents and businesses in order to achieve Regulatory Services outcomes.

*Plan and undertake complex investigations in accordance with the Enforcement Policy and collect and prepare evidence and investigation reports to ensure that prosecution cases meet the very highest legal and professional standards and achieve successful outcomes.

*The provision of technical advice for the Statutory Nuisance and anti-social behaviour functions

*Investigate and resolve a variety of environmental health nuisance and anti-social behaviour complaints and service requests.

*To respond to nuisance and anti-social behaviour enquiries from the public, members and partner organisations as required.

*Serve abatement notices, Community Protection Warnings or notices and appear in Court as necessary to defend any appeals against those notices.

The Candidate
To be considered for this role you must;

*Educated to diploma/degree level or equivalent in Environmental Health or other professional qualifications which satisfy minimum requirements necessary to undertake statutory or specialist functions, or other relevant training or experience which gives an equivalent level of competence across a wide range of Regulatory Services functional areas including environmental health, nuisance and anti-social behaviour.

*High level of professional knowledge and practical enforcement and regulatory expertise in a number of core Regulatory Services functional areas (Nuisance/Environmental Protection, Anti-Social Behaviour

*Thorough awareness and understanding of current legislation, contemporary issues and best practice in relation to Anti-Social Behaviour and Statutory Nuisance.

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