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Environmental Health and Housing Standards Officer x2

This vacancy has now closed and is listed for reference only.

RBWM

£32,691 – £46,275 pa

Town Hall, St Ives Road, Maidenhead , Berkshire

Contract

Full Time

37 hours per week • Fixed Term for two years.

Yes

20/10/2019 at 23:59 PM

PE0027-1910

RBWM

Vacancy Description

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.

The higher salary range will be awarded to candidates who are able to demonstrate extensive experience within Environmental Health.

The role is full time, 37 hours per week, 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 enthusiastic and self-motivated people to provide advice and assistance to members of the public, stakeholders and local businesses, investigating customer’s requests, queries and complaints.

You will enforce all relevant housing and environmental health and associated legislation.

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, caravan site licensing and mandatory and discretionary grant aid including disabled facility grants.

You will be investigating customer requests and complaints, assessing dwellings and the application of the housing health and safety rating system (HHSRS). You will be encouraged and supported to take enforcement activity to achieve compliance with the legislation.

As part of the Council’s ambitious plans there will also be a focus on the implementation and extension of the HMO licensing regime, 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, have good IT skills, work well as part of a team and are keen to make a difference, 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.

If you wish to discuss this position informally please contact Lisa Pigeon, Environmental Health Lead on 07970 446523 or via email at lisa.pigeon@rbwm.gov.uk

Closing date: 20 October 2019

Interviews: w/c 28 October 2019

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