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Senior Environmental Health Officer
Location: Bedfordshire
Salary:£22.67 - £27.08
Date: 23 May 2022

BBS Recruitment is currently recruiting for an experienced Senior Environmental Health Officer in a temporary to permanent position for our client in Bedfordshire.  The successful candidate should be a proactive and hardworking individual with prior experience within a role.

The Private Sector Housing Team provide core Housing Solutions functions inclucing statutory services provided under the Housing Acts 1996, 2004, and other statutes. The team specialise in effective assessment, investigation and complaint resolution in relation to private sector housing standards and functions, illegal evictions and harassment, liaising with homelessness and housing register functions. The team empowers residents of Central Bedfordshire to live independently and realise their aspirations.

Your customers

• Staff within the Council

• Elected Members

• External customers including those to whom we provide a statutory service

• Service supplier network

• Parish Councils and other representative community groups

• Stakeholders and partners, including voluntary agencies

• Private landlords and letting agents

Your Role a Senior Environmental Health Officer

• Use statutory powers to regulate and improve conditions of private sector homes in Central Bedfordshire.

• Support the delivery of the Council’s Housing Assistance policy and programmes, to achieve renewal objectives, environmental sustainability, maximisising public and private investment in the Housing stock.

• Progress the Housing Services’ delivery of the Housing Assistance programme, and associated schemes, including face to face interactions with a range of customers and providing expert advice.

• Assist the Head of Housing Solutions with expert knowledge, applying your experience to lead and manage staff in delivering and developing specialised services.

• Undertake complex case work and advise EH practitioners/Technical Officers on complex cases and HMO’s

• Be first point of contact for our customers relevant to the services provided.

Other Requirements

You most have existing Enhanced DBS & barred list check (Child & adult)

5 Years References