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Environmental Health Officer

  • Location:

    Dunstable

  • Sector:

    Housing & Local Authority

  • Job type:

    Full-time

  • Salary:

    Up to £30 per hour

  • Contact:

    Jordan Richards

  • Contact email:

    jrichards@aktonrecruitment.com

  • Job ref:

    JR90_1601413895

  • Published:

    25 days ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months

  • Expiry date:

    2020-10-29

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

Environmental Health Officer

Akton Resourcing has a vacant post for an Environmental Health Officer in Central Bedfordshire .


Review, assess and enforce - COVID business Risk Assessments - Knowledge of PACE, Up to date CPD from CIEH

Job purpose
To take responsibility for a high level caseload, special projects and assigned
tasks in relation to a range of housing related environmental health responsibilities.

Responsible for developing, implementing and enforcing policies, using specialist technical skills and knowledge to maintain and safeguard standards relating to people's health and well-being.

Main accountabilities
1. Responsible for a high-level caseload across the range of environmental health disciplines for the Service to ensure customer satisfaction and compliance with legislation, Council and Service policies and procedures. This includes domestic nuisance, public health (inc drainage, and filthy and verminous), housing conditions/HMO inspections, harassment & illegal eviction, national assistance burials, licensing of park homes, and the provision of financial assistance to eligible clients, ensuring that Council
legal, financial and audit requirements are complied with.

2. Responsible for audit checking other Officers' grant and enforcement work to ensure legal and audit requirements are met.

3. Responsible for responding to requests for service, carrying out both routine & unplanned visits and inspections to ensure compliance with health and safety legislation.

4. Be responsible for issuing enforcement action including preparing and issuing formal notices, statutory letters and documents when no improvement has been made.

5. Be responsible for initiating legal proceeding, preparing and giving evidence in court.

6. Responsible for preparing Schedules of works and specifications of varying complexity in association with both grant work and enforcement.

7. Report on performance, implement improvement plans where short falls are identified in target times of work being completed.

8. Ensure Health & Safety is inherent in all activities, including those of contractors, staff and consultants.

9. Manage complaints and queries in accordance with the Council's communication protocol.