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Environmental Health Officer

  • Job reference: JAMC414
  • Location: Flintshire
  • Job type: Temporary
  • Area of Expertise: Facilities Managers, Project Management
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Job description: My client, a local authority based in North Wales is looking for an Environmental Health Officer to join their team. This is a full time, temporary ongoing agency contract and the successful candidate will have a degree level qualification, be registered with the EHORB and have experience with statutory enforcement duties relating to Private Sector Housing.

The main purpose of the role is to assist the client with Statutory Enforcement duties relating to Private Sector Housing, including Houses in Multiple Occupation, Caravan Sites, Illegal Itinerant Sites, Water Supply and General Public Health.

The main responsibilities associated with this role are as follows;

Investigate and identify the most appropriate enforcement action to resolve complaints
Carry out inspections under the Housing Health and Safety Rating System (HHSRS).
Compile and serve Statutory Notices and appear in Court to give evidence.
Negotiate and mediate with landlords and tenants to find appropriate resolutions to disputes.
Undertake inspections of Houses in response to Solicitor's letters
Interpret relevant Housing and Environmental Protection legislation and advise the Legal and Housing Directorates with regard to remedial action
Receive complaints in relation to general Public Health, including drainage, prevention of damage by pests and statutory nuisance etc.
Undertake investigations and consequently make decisions as to the most appropriate enforcement action, including serving of Legal Notices and remedial action through the courts.
Negotiate with site owners to formulate structured programmes of improvement to site conditions.

The successful candidate will have a degree level qualification along with registration with the EHRB, a full driving licence will also be required. The client is looking to appoint quickly to this position and is willing to offer up to £25 p/hr Umbrella Ltd for the role, so if this sounds of interest to you please email a copy of your up to date CV to jamal.cantwell@servicecare.org.uk or call Jamal at Service Care Construction on 01772 208967