Environmental Health Officer / Enforcement Officer

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Environmental Health Officer / Enforcement Officer
Wembley, London
Contract / Temporary

Brent 5242014

Posted: 11th December 2023 08:59
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  • Pay Rate:

    £18.76 hour PAYE

  • Hours per Week:

    36 Monday – Friday, normal working hours

  • This opening assignment is for 2-3 months

  • Wembley, London,

    HA9 0FJ

What's involved with this role:

Temporary Environmental Health Officer / Enforcement Officer

Job Ref: Brent 5242014

Pay Rate: £18.76 hour PAYE

Hours per week: 36 Monday – Friday, normal working hours

Role Length: This opening assignment is for 2-3 months

City: Wembley, London

The purpose of the role is to change community and individual behaviour through communication, persuasion, advice and guidance; or enforcement. Achieve compliance with statutory requirements through inspection, investigation, monitoring.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Support the Council’s image, reputation, employee code of conduct and objectives.
  • Maintain high standards of knowledge, competency and skills within your area of required expertise by participating in personal learning and development where necessary or required.
  • Provide high quality, sound, timely and accurate professional advice, guidance and information about any work matter, to customers or colleagues, in a format that is understandable and appropriate.
  • Scrutinise customer statutory applications, notifications, consultations, schemes, licences, registrations and make executive decisions using any powers that have been delegated to you.
  • Scrutinise draft Council policies, reports, committee papers, procedures, protocols, risk assessments, service plans, action plans and proposals; and advise on their adequacy within your required field of professional expertise.
  • Prepare, interpret and present literate, numerate, accurate, understandable and timely reports, documents, spreadsheets, data analysis and feedback. To properly handle evidence, records and data to ensure that confidentiality, evidence integrity, data protection and freedom of information requirements are observed.
  • Deliver a range of services within a framework of legislation, statutory instruments, codes of practice, corporate policies, local systems, policies and guidance and good professional practice, including inspections, surveys, visits, investigations, take samples, monitor standards, investigate complaints and service requests, gather evidence, carry out interviews, take statements and determine appropriate action.
  • Obtain and consider all available evidence and best practice advice; to undertake consistent, proportionate, targeted, accountable and transparent enforcement action to resolve any identified non-compliances. This may include seizure, prohibition, closure, etc and preparation and service of statutory or fixed penalty notices, simple cautions and other legal documents. Where authorised, to execute delegated enforcement powers and act as an Authorised Officer or signatory of the Council.
  • Be a flexible and effective team member, supporting the service and its objectives by taking a flexible approach to places of work, team placement, work systems, practices, case allocation, times and hours of work.
  • Take a flexible approach to duties outside of normal office hours during changes in demand, staffing unavailability, crisis, emergency etc.
  • Deal sensitively and courteously with traders, customers and members of the public.


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If you are successful in securing this role, please note that for the entire duration of this contract, regardless of extension you will be working this role at the PAYE rate that has been advertised. For absolute clarity, we only work on a PAYE basis, rather than entertaining umbrella pay terms, we do not offer Ltd/umbrella or outside IR35 rates. If you wish to understand PAYE vs Umbrella more, please let us know and we can send you some additional information for clarity.

Please quote the Job Title & Vacancy Reference No. in your application, or we will be unable to match your CV to the role being applied for.

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Unless the DBS requirement stated above is for a Basic Disclosure, your DBS must be either through us or be accompanied by a subscription to the DBS updating service.

Driving Licence required

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Minimum of 12 months recent experience in a similar role, or context and ideally within a public sector organisation.

Strong IT skills including Microsoft packages or equivalent (e.g. G Suite).


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Job Ref: Brent 5242014
Environmental Health Officer / Enforcement Officer
Client Category: Local Authority

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