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Environmental Health Officer

  • Job reference: JAMC449
  • Location: Brent, London
  • Job type: Temporary
  • Area of Expertise: Building Surveyors (All Levels), Maintenance Surveyors (All Levels), Project Management
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Job description: My client, a local authority based in North West London is looking for Environmental Health Officers/Housing Surveyors to join their team. These are full time, temporary ongoing agency roles and the successful candidates will need a full professional qualification in surveying/environmental health/construction and experience in a similar role.

The main purpose of the role is to carry out inspections targeting the most prolific landlord offenders, with regards to health and safety, disrepair, or inadequate amenities.

The experience the successful candidate will be able to demonstrate is outlined below;

Experience of preparing witness statements, case chronologies or other documentation and liaising with internal/external partners to pursue satisfactory case outcomes
Experience of delivering detailed and concise reports to management or committee etc., making recommendations as to the type of action taken/to be taken in particular cases.
Track record of managing a diverse and varied caseload of properties to be regulated or improved, with wide ranging, tasks, duties and responsibilities to be carried through to a satisfactory outcome within optimal timescales.
Track record of preparing statutory notices/schedules of work/specifications to allow for accommodation to be repaired or upgraded, meeting prescribed standards.
Track record of carrying out HHSRS/Licence conditions assessments for private sector housing or other relevant setting.

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate the following;

A degree or comparable qualification in surveying, environmental health construction, evidence of relevant training commensurate with this level of post, or experience in a relevant business setting.
Evidence of relevant Continuing Professional Development (CPD).
Fully HHSRS trained, accredited and with significant work related experience following on from being certified.
Knowledge of law relating to Public Health and Housing as it relates to health and safety, disrepair and adequate amenities.
Knowledge of and qualification to apply Health and Safety Rating System (HHSRS) /Licensing Scheme provisions to address deficiencies within residential accommodation.
Basic knowledge of current Building Regulations as it relates to fire safety, energy efficiency and provision of amenities within residential accommodation.
Advanced knowledge of law relating to Public Health and Housing as it relates to health and safety, disrepair and adequate amenities.
Advanced knowledge of applying HHSRS/Licensing Scheme provisions to address deficiencies within residential accommodation.

The client is looking to appoint 2 candidates to this position and as such are offering between £20 p/hr - £24 p/hr Umbrella Ltd for the role. If this position 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.