Environmental Health Officer (Career Grade) (PSH)

 

As part of the Public Protection service area, you will provide a range of regulatory and enabling functions that affect the daily lives of people living, working, and relaxing in Ipswich. The service is aimed at protecting and improving public health, the local environment and quality of life. The service brings together teams who play a highly visible role across the Council.

 

As part of the Public Protection service area, you will provide a range of regulatory and enabling functions that affect the daily lives of people living, working, and relaxing in Ipswich. The service is aimed at protecting and improving public health, the local environment and quality of life. The service brings together teams who play a highly visible role across the Council.

Environmental Health Officers– will undertake a full range of enforcement duties by the undertaking of inspections and investigations as a result of enquiries, service requests, complaints or as a matter of routine; determining and taking necessary action to ensure compliance with appropriate legislation through advice, education and where necessary service of statutory notices and legal proceedings.

Private Sector Housing– your day-to-day role will include investigating complaints of housing disrepair, potential overcrowding and inspecting and licensing Houses in Multiple Occupation. You will also help to administer a variety of grants including the provision of the renovation grants for of both occupied and empty homes. There are new arising opportunities in the team to be a part of proactive projects and joint working aimed at raising standards in the private rented sector.

About you- You will be educated to degree level or equivalent and be an Environmental Health Officer possessing a Certificate of Registration for The Environmental Health Registration Board (EHRB), or equivalent. You will have had recent experience of working in local government or a similar organisation and have the ability to provide detailed technical advice to customers and other service areas.

As well as a good salary, we offer a career average pension scheme, generous holiday and sick pay entitlements, subsidised parking, public transport discounts, free swimming, cycle purchase scheme, plenty of personal and professional development opportunities, flexible working, hybrid working opportunities, Employee Assistance Programme, and the opportunity to work with great colleagues.

Hours of work are 37 per week, Monday to Friday

For more information about this role please contact:

Private Sector Housing Role – Carole Balding on 01473 433038 or via email carole.balding@ipswich.gov.uk

Please download the Job Description and Person Specification to find out more about this role: Job Description and Person Specification

The selection process will be by interview held on 21st December 2023.

The assessment interview process will be carried out in person.

Early applications are encouraged as we reserve the right to interview candidates who meet the essential criteria prior to the closing date and / or to close the opportunity to applicants once we receive sufficient applications.

 

Location

Grafton House

Salary

£36,648 – £42,403 Career Grade

Application closing date

19th December 2023
 

Job type

37 hours per week

Permanent

 

Job reference

REQ00779

Office

Ipswich Borough Council

Grafton House
15-17 Russell Road
Ipswich,
IP1 2DE

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