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Job Title: Senior Environmental Health Officer
Category: Office Date Posted: 31/03/2020
Location: Croydon Expiry Date: 30/04/2020
Salary: £40.00 per hour Contact Name: Vikki Hayes
Job Code: VH-SEHOC Contact Email:

Senior Environmental Health Officer


Temporary Contract: £40 per hour

** Must have previous experience **

Our client has a large private rented property sector with in excess of 40,000 rented addresses.  To improve standards, they have introduced a designation that runs until the end of September 2020. It uses it's Housing Act part 3 powers alongside those from other Housing and Public Health legislation taking action and where necessary prosecutions and issuing financial penalties.

The Selective Licensing and Housing team is looking for an experienced Environmental Health Officer that can come in and support the increase in enforcement in relation to licensing. 

The successful candidate should have good experience of:

  • Licensing of properties and HMOs under the Housing Act 2004.
  • Taking evidence, preparing evidence files, attending Court or Tribunals and ability to work under pressure.
  • Experience of issuing financial penalties and applying for rent repayment orders.
  • Property construction, dilapidation, the HHSRS (with qualification) and putting together appropriate schedules of work.
  • Managing and leading a small team (about 5 Enforcement Officers)
  • Recording actions, being organised, keeping good records.

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