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Principal Environmental Health and Housing Standards Officer
  • Employer: RBWM
  • Reference: WM0286-1907
  • Published: Thu 27/06/2019, 16:30 PM
  • Closing on: Sun 28/07/2019, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Salary: £38,640 - £50,775 pa, depending on experience
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Town Hall, St Ives Road, Maidenhead , Berkshire, Berkshire

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Principal Environmental Health and Housing Standards Officer

The council is set in a major tourism area with tourist attractions including Windsor Castle, Legoland and Ascot Racecourse and with the Royal Family on the doorstep, this is a good place to live and work. There are excellent transport connections to London and the West of England, with the new Elizabeth Line opening in Maidenhead in 2019.

This role is full time, however consideration will be given to candidates requesting part time hours.

This is an exciting opportunity to come and work for the Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead in a challenging and busy Residential Services team.

We are on a journey to transform the Residential Services team, having an opportunity to recruit talented and ambitious people to create a high performing team ensuring that resident’s health, safety and welfare is safeguarded and protected.

We are looking for an experienced, enthusiastic and self-motivated person to fulfil this senior position within the team. You will provide the day-to-day leadership of the service and motivation and technical support to the residential services team. You will provide advice and guidance, training other team members and supporting colleagues with complex cases.

The role will be varied, covering an interesting workload and all aspects of private sector housing, public health investigations including pest, drainage and filthy and verminous cases, caravan site licensing and mandatory and discretionary grant aid including disabled facility grants.

As part of the Council’s ambitious there will also be a focus on the implementation and extension of the HMO licensing regime, including proactive and reactive HMO inspections and addressing the current housing cases known to the service.

If you are able to demonstrate good verbal and written communication skills, be able to organise and prioritise your own workload and have good IT skills and are keen to make a difference to our residents and your team, we would like to hear from you. In return we provide a real commitment to personal development and growth.

You will possess a degree in an environmental health, housing or building discipline (or an equivalent qualification) and have proven experience of environmental health and housing work. EHORB registration and voting membership of the CIEH are desirable but not essential.

A full driving licence and use of a car is essential.

For more information on the team and the roles please click here:

If you wish to discuss this position informally please contact: Lisa Pigeon, Environmental Health Lead on 07970 446523 or via email at

Closing date: 28 July 2019

Interviews: w/c 29 July & 5 August 2019