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Environmental Health Officers - Housing

Vacancy Summary
Employer:
London Borough Of Waltham Forest
Salary:
£25 per hour
Location:
The Magistrates Building, Town Hall Complex, Forest Road, E17 4JF
Contract:
Contract
Working Pattern:
Full Time
Hours:
36 hours per week.
DBS Check:
No
Closing Date:
31/12/2019 at 23:30 PM
Reference:
WFS/19/101463
Vacancy Description

Would you like to be part of one of the most ambitious property licensing schemes in London? 

  • Supporting the work of Waltham Forest Council’s property licensing team
  • Exciting and challenging work environment – lots of variety and opportunities to stretch your capabilities
  • Flexible, well paid casual contract 6 months but will be up for review and we will allow you to work full time hours, but has the flexibility to let you choose your hours depending on your requirements

We’re looking to recruit Environmental Health Enforcement Officers to support the Council’s private sector housing enforcement and licensing functions.

Waltham Forest is designated as a Selective Licensing area and was one of the first Councils to adopt and use powers to impose financial penalties as an alternative to prosecution proceedings.

The appointed officers will have a relevant Environmental Health qualification and display a commitment to strong enforcement actions using the full range of available powers. Displaying excellent verbal and written communication skills, and flexibility in working patterns and practices. The successful candidate will play a central role in the delivery of housing enforcement and licensing objectives.

Appointed officers will ensure that all aspects of commerciality are fully integrated into their day to day role as a front-line field officer.

We are looking for a motivated and dedicated officers with a demonstrable commitment to top quality regulatory services, with relevant qualifications and/or experience

 

How to apply

To apply, please complete the application form.

Closing date: Ongoing

Interview Date:   Ongoing



Equal Opportunities
Waltham Forest is a diverse borough where diversity is valued and is integral to both, service delivery and employment of its staff. The Council is proud of its rich mix of communities and as the largest employer in the area, it works hard to respond to the changing needs of its population.

We use our statutory duties on race, gender and disability equality and best practice in respect of age, faith and sexual orientation to ensure equality of opportunity in the workplace.

The Council is committed to meeting its 4 equality objectives contained within the Waltham Forest Council Equality Plan 2012/2015:

- Promoting equality of opportunity

- Opposing all forms of discrimination, intolerance and disadvantage

- Ensuring our workforce reflects the diverse communities of Waltham Forest at all levels.

- Providing fair, appropriate, accessible and excellent Services to all.

Respecting Diversity is a core Council value.

How to apply
Application Information The councils preference is for on-line application forms. However if you have a disability and are unable to complete an on-line application, please ring 0208 496 4227 who will be able to arrange an alternative. For more information on how to complete your application form, follow this link: Applying for a job at Waltham Forest Council

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