Working on behalf of a Local Authority, Aatom Recruitment has an excellent opportunity for an experienced Environmental Health Technical Officer on a 2 months contract with a possibility of an extension.
Purpose of the role – We are looking for a Technical Officer to support the work of the private sector housing team, particularly in terms of licensing of HMO’s and inspections of HMO’s (licensable and non-licensable)
To ensure that the provisions of relevant Acts, Regulations, byelaws, codes of practice, etc. relating to several specified Environmental Health areas are enforced within agreed authority levels and that enforcement action is carried out in accordance with Council policies, Service procedures and relevant public enforcement statements.
To ensure the achievement of allocated service plan objectives/targets in adherence to national and local protocols.
To respond to enquiries and investigate complaints and incidents in accordance with standard methods, with a view to achieving resolution through the use of suitable formal and informal remedies, including provision of informal advice and mediation, service of statutory notices, legal proceedings, use of warrants, etc.
To carry out site visits, surveys, inspections, interventions as appropriate.
To provide advice to local businesses, commerce, consumers and residents on complying with relevant legislation and technical matters.
To prepare statutory notices in accordance with delegated powers having regard to national protocols and relevant public enforcement documents and arrange appropriate service of such notices.
To compile reports, statements, schedules, etc for consideration of prosecutions, simple cautions in accordance with established procedures, in some cases leading to the presentation of evidence in court or other hearings.
To attend Public Enquiries, Committee hearings, courts of law and tribunals and deliver evidence on behalf of the Council as required.
To ensure the maintenance of all electronic and paper record keeping systems in an accurate, timely and orderly fashion to support the Environmental Health function and demonstrate delivery against relevant performance targets.
Carry out research and undertake project work as necessary to ensure that information is available on which decisions affecting the Team’s activities can be made, including where this will deliver service improvement.
To assist in the training and development of student Environmental Health Officers.
To get more information about this role and how to apply please contact Kieran 02476992143