Operations and Regulatory Services

Newcastle upon Tyne

Environmental Health Officers - Housing Enforcement

Ref:

OPS590

Full time

£33,782 - £37,890 per annum

5 Posts

Salary N8 (£33,782 - £37,890 depending on experience)

We are seeking to appoint a number of enthusiastic, self-motivated Environmental Health Officers with the necessary training and experience to work in our Public Protection & Neighbourhoods Team.

This is an exciting time to join the team as we deliver a new Additional and Selective licensing scheme which commenced in April 2020.

The team deal with a wide range of housing related issues including housing standards, noise and anti-social behaviour, public health nuisances and property licensing.

It is essential to have a good understanding of the regulatory framework, guidance and good practice in relation to the Housing Act and HHSRS assessments.

A Degree or Diploma in Environmental Health with full registration with the CIEH Environmental Health Registration Board is essential, although applications will be considered from applicants registered to undertake CIEH professional interview in October.

You will have a knowledge of current and emerging private sector housing related legislation and the technical aspects of enforcement. Experience and knowledge of HMO and Selective licensing is also essential. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills are required with proven ability to deliver services.

For an informal discussion please contact Gwen Smith, Team Manager, Public Protection and Neighbourhoods, gwen.smith@newcastle.gov.uk

Unfortunately, we are unable to accept CVs. Please quote the relevant post reference number OPS590 when applying.

Apply online at www.northeastjobs.org.uk.

In accordance with Health and Social Care Act 2008 (Regulated Activities) (Amendment) (Coronavirus) Regulations 2021, staff deployed to work in CQC registered care homes providing accommodation and nursing or personal care are required to have full vaccination status or a medical exemption before working or being deployed into work settings covered by the legislation. Applicants to positions covered by these regulations are required to provide certified evidence of their vaccination status or medical exemption as part of any pre employment checks.

Permanent

Closing date:

23 September 2021

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