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Environmental Health Officer - Housing
  • Employer: London Borough of Tower Hamlets
  • Reference: PLA00585
  • Published: Tue 11/02/2020, 4:00 AM
  • Closing on: Mon 02/03/2020, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: Full time
  • Salary: £38403 - £41466
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Tower Hamlets

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Environmental Health Officer - Housing

Benefits and Allowances

Our existing terms, conditions and benefits arecurrently under review.

This post attracts an essential car user allowance.

The postholder is able to take part in the Council's flexible working scheme.

Role Purpose

Tower Hamlets is a fascinatingborough, a multi-cultural community steeped in history. The contrasts andchallenges in Environmental Health are vast.

The Health and Housing Team works with landlords and tenants to providesafe and secure housing within the Borough. Over one third of the total Housingstock is within the private rented sector.

The Team are responsible for carrying out Housing Standards inspections,HMO licensing, Selective Licensing inspections and investigating publichealth service requests.

We are ableto offer a range of career opportunities for individuals that are able demonstrateflair and determination.

The Teamis based within the Environmental Health and Trading Standards and is ableto draw on resources and expertise across the Service.

We are able to offer a 35 hour week withflexible working, structured training opportunities (CPD), excellent salariesan additional car user allowance/travel allowance, advisory and enforcementwork and a minimum of 6 weeks paid leave a year.

Key Responsibilities

You will be working in a Teamdealing with diverse housing issues seeking intervention strategies to ensurecompliance with Environmental Health legislation and improving the privaterented sector.

You will beexpected to be self-motivated and appreciate the Council's wider agenda onissues that impact the local environment.


Those applicants that are workingtowards their Chartered status with the Chartered Institute of EnvironmentalHealth will be encouraged to do so.

Thoseapplicants that hold their registration with the Chartered Institute of EnvironmentalHealth will start at the higher grade.