Environmental Health Officer

  • Permanent
  • Greater London, United Kingdom
  • £33 to £34 per hour

A client of ours in Central London is looking for an experienced Environment Health Officer specialising in Noise to work for them on a contract basis for initially 3 months. The successful candidate will have a BSC in Environmental Health or equivalent and will be responsible for the reporting of the Environmental impact on the surrounding area so experience in acoustics or noise is essential.
* To take the lead and personal responsibility for effective investigation and resolution of casework across the full range of Pollution Environmental Health functions.
* Pollution services incorporate noise and statutory nuisances including but not limited to construction/licensed premise/people noise, planning applications and contaminated land.
* Carrying out routine or unplanned visits and inspections to ensure compliance with relevant legislation.
* Understand complaints, investigate, negotiate and mediate between parties where possible to achieve positive outcome.
* Advise and respond to enquiries and attend a range of council partner and resident engagement forums.
* Responsible for developing and delivering special projects, policy, research on areas of expertise and/or functional activity within the service.
* Identify learning from external sources to continuously improve service delivery.
Example outcomes or objectives that this role will deliver:
To take the lead on and personal responsibility for developing, implementing and enforcing policies in connection with the following pollution environmental health core function(s):
* Determine the most appropriate intervention to be taken to resolve a request for assistance, whether this be informal or initiating legal proceedings involving the preparation and giving evidence in court.
* To keep abreast of all relevant new and draft legislation, advice and other developments relevant to the post.
* Responsibility for the timely investigation of service requests, including programmed inspections and use of appropriate interventions in line with the plan priorities and enforcement policies.
* To be self-directing and to take responsibility for their own learning and development and be confident to identify opportunities for innovation to improve the service in terms of creating and improving policies and procedures, particularly through the evaluation and review of case work performance and customer feedback.
* To lead on the identification, design and delivery of projects that improve the services response to reducing risks and impact of non-compliance with legislation on the community.
* To manage a caseload with competing priorities.
Skills & Qualifications
Bsc or Diploma in Environmental Health and to be EHRB Registered as an EHO
Please note this position falls inside IR35.
To apply for this position please email an updated version of your CV to kotton@strideresourcing.com or call me on 02392 314795.

stride is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

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