EHO / Senior Environmental Health Officer

Employer
Wakefield Council
Location
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Salary
£29,174 - £31,895
Closing date
31 Aug 2022

We are seeking Environmental Health Officer/ Senior Environmental Health Officer to enhance the quality and effectiveness of our Environmental Health Team.

 What will be expected from me?

The purpose of this role is to carry out statutory functions in relation to nuisance including investigation, resolution and enforcement of noise, dust, odour, light and smoke to protect the health and wellbeing of residents and businesses.  Training will be provided.

What I might be doing?

  • You will undertake a range of interventions as an authorised local authority officer, including, complaint investigation, monitoring, provision of advice and enforcement activity.
  • You will ensure compliance with relevant legislation, statutory guidance, including research and monitoring, relating to the regulatory function.
  • Ensure customer requests are dealt with according to service or statutory timescales.
  • You will assist the Specialist/Functional Team Manager with research, training, development, and delivery of the specialist work area. (Senior Grade)

Essential requirements:

  • Accredited BSc degree or MSc in Environmental Health or other equivalent relevant professional qualification.
  • Registered Practitioner of the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health (CIEH) or equivalent professional bodye. EHORB Registration.
  • Full UK Category B Driving Licence for cars / light vans
  • Evidence of Continuing Professional Development
  • We are looking for someone with excellent customer care as training and support will be given.
  • Demonstrate an ability to self-motivate with an enthusiastic can-do attitude.

 What can I expect?

  • This is a Full-Time post of 37 hours per week. * Choose to be home based with all equipment provided or work from our modern office (Wakefield One -next to Westgate Station) or mix both alternatives.
  • 28-30* days of Holidays plus 8 Bank Holidays. *Grade Depended.
  • Support and ongoing training.
  • Discounted and subsidised public transport (Arriva Bus Annual Travel Ticket, Northern Trains Limited (NTL), MetroCard)
  • The Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS)
  • Great range of benefits including discounted membership to our excellent leisure facilities with free 12 weeks exercise program with a dedicated personal trainer, discounts for a range of retail, entertainment, health and leisure providers, cycle to work scheme and many more.

We would be happy to consider job-share applications for 18.5 hours each week or other part-time working hours. Welcome students applying who are close to completing their Environmental Health degree or masters. 

Want to Know More?

If you would like to know more about the role, the recruitment process or working for Wakefield Council feel free to contact Frances Woffenden.

Tel: 07810152583

E-mail: fwoffenden@wakefield.gov.uk

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