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Environmental Health Practitioner / Technical Officer
  • Employer: Central Bedfordshire Council
  • Reference: 9394
  • Published: Fri 21/08/2020, 11:20 AM
  • Closing on: Fri 18/09/2020, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Salary: £33,123 - £36,138 per annum pro rata
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Watling House, Dunstable, Bedfordshire

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Environmental Health Practitioner / Technical Officer

Team: Housing Services

Job Family: Directing - CBG11

Salary: £33,123 - £36,138 per annum pro rata
Hours: Full time, 37 hours per week

Contract: Permanent

Location: Watling House, Dunstable
Closing Date: 18th September 2020
Interview Date: 1st & 2nd October 2020

 

More about the role:

 

At Central Bedfordshire Council, we do all we can to ensure that people have safe and healthy homes. We want to make Central Bedfordshire a great place to work and live – and that means tackling poor living conditions and improving the quality of resident’s lives. As an Environmental Health Officer or Technical Officer within the housing service you will be supporting the continuous improvement of the private rented sector across Central Bedfordshire, you will work within an enforcement, housing and licensing environment. Find your greatness by working in a team that focuses on great outcomes for residents.

 

The role is both varied and interesting and combines the full range of private sector housing functions, including delivering a range of housing grants and loan assistances, enforcement of housing standards, HMO licensing, the licensing of caravan and park home sites. The team is ambitious and looking to improve the health and well-being of all residents within Central Bedfordshire. In this position the successful candidate will have a broad caseload and will represent the service in a multidisciplinary team being responsible for tackling poor housing conditions, regulating private rented accommodation and enabling disabled facility grant works. The role will also be responsible for Landlord and Tenant engagement within the private rented sector.

 

To meet the requirements of this exciting role you must have an expertise in either housing enforcement or disabled facilities grants, applicants who have experience in both areas will be desirable.

 

You will be self-motivated but also able to work effectively as part of a team to bring about desired outcomes. We pride ourselves in providing an excellent customer service and will therefore expect you to be able to contribute to this with strong interpersonal skills.

 

You will either hold a degree or equivalent in an Environmental Health or related subject, or possess in-depth experience in this area of work, and be able to show continued professional development.

 

You will be provided with the opportunity to develop your knowledge and skills further through appropriate training and will also play a role in the development of other colleagues within the team.  

 

Join us, and take advantage of a generous rewards package, flexible working and the chance to learn and progress. Find your greatness by helping us to deliver better services to the local community. 

 

Central Bedfordshire Council has its own vision and values that are integral to everything we do. Our area vision is to make Central Bedfordshire 'A great place to live and work'.

 

To assess your suitability for the role, you must demonstrate how you meet the key outcomes, accountabilities and competencies. To do this, you’ll need to refer the Family Profile, Role Profile and Competency Framework which can be found in the Recruitment Pack: Environmental Health Officer/Technical Officer Recruitment Pack

 

For an informal discussion about this position, please contact: Jonathan Arnold at jonathan.arnold@centralbedfordshire.gov.uk or on 0300 300 6758

 

For queries related to the recruitment of this vacancy, please contact: The Recruitment Team at recruitment@centralbedfordshire.gov.uk 

 

Safeguarding:

Central Bedfordshire Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all employees, volunteers and contractors to share this commitment. This post is subject to the disclosure of criminal records.  

 

Central Bedfordshire Council is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome enquiries from everyone and value diversity in the workplace. We are a Disability Confident employer, we are working to become a Disability Confident leader in our community.

 

To maintain a fair and consistent approach for applicants, it is Central Bedfordshire Council's policy to only consider applications made via our online application system and we therefore thank you for not submitting your application offline. If you do not have a CV to hand, please look on our website for a CV template that you can use to create your CV to apply for this role. http://www.centralbedfordshire.gov.uk/jobs/work-here/application.aspx