Temporary Environmental Health Officer – Housing

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Temporary Environmental Health Officer – Housing
ILFORD, London
Contract / Temporary

Redbridge RQ647756

Posted: 5th August 2022 14:24
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  • Pay Rate:

    £19.34 per hour PAYE

  • Hours per Week:

    36 Monday – Friday, normal working hours

  • This opening assignment is for 6 months

  • ILFORD, London,

    IG1 1NY

What's involved with this role:

Full Job Title: Temporary Environmental Health Officer – Housing

Reference no: Redbridge RQ647756

An experienced EHP is required to investigate and enforce under Housing Act 2004 Parts 1-4 and Housing and Planning Act 2016.

Provide high quality specialised services in the area of private sector Housing and advise on the full range of issues which meet the needs of the multi-racial community including managing projects and assisting in policy development as required.

  • As an authorised Environmental Health Officer provide professional/technical advice and mentoring to other Environmental Health Officers/Technical Officers/Trainee Technical Officers/Students within the Service.
  • Carry a caseload prioritising and programming work and making decisions on cases as required. Initiating inspections in all types premises including high risk premises. To secure compliance to acceptable standards by own initiative.
  • Deliver advice, run campaigns and education initiatives with businesses, residents and targeted groups to raise and improve levels of public health within the Borough


Specific Role Requirements” – to give yourself the maximum chance of success please try and ensure your CV addresses the following essential criteria:

  1. Qualifications: EHRB accreditation and be working towards the Assessment of Professional Development scheme of the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health.
  2. Experience:
    1. Experience of responding effectively to changing demands and priorities, meeting targets and deadlines and maintaining quality services
    2. Experience of working in an Environmental Health department investigating complaints.
  3. Knowledge:
    1. Detailed and comprehensive knowledge of regulatory and discretionary responsibilities within the area of the teams responsibilities
    2. Knowledge and awareness of the issues involved when working within a multi-racial community
    3. Awareness of the communication and consultation techniques needed to obtain feedback from service users and to assist the focus of service development
    4. Knowledge of housing regulation and public health functions as it relates to Environmental Health
  4. ICT Skills: IT skills including Microsoft packages or equivalent (e.g. G Suite)


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  1. Our clients are generally seeking applicants who are reasonably local, so on that basis we would ideally like you to supply us with your address (or at least your post code) and a telephone number so that we can reach you during working hours.
  2. Your recent UK working experience going back at least 5 years, or full employment history if you have been working for fewer years than this.
  3. Your availability to work either immediately, or at short notice.
  4. Please refer to the Role Requirements section above – your CV must address the requirements listed

Other preferable/desirable details to include on your CV, if applicable:

  1. Any local authority/public sector experience
  2. Any relevant qualifications held or being studied for


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Temporary Environmental Health Officer – Housing
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