Environmental Health Officer (Housing and Public Health)

Hyndburn Borough Council

Environmental Health Officer (Housing and Public Health)
£31,346 – £33,782
37 hours per week
Essential Car User Allowance

Hyndburn is an attractive area set in the heart of Pennine Lancashire, within easy reach of Manchester, the Lake District and the Coast.  The Borough comprises of Accrington and surrounding Market Towns and is currently experiencing unprecedented levels of regeneration which is delivering real and substantial improvements to the quality of life in the area.

We have two exciting opportunities to join our Environmental Protection and Services Teams to support the Council’s aim to improve food standards and the Borough’s housing stock including the private rented sector, homes in multiple occupancy and empty homes.

If you thrive in taking the initiative, getting things done and would like to make a real difference, we would like to hear from you.

The Post holder will contribute to improving the quality of private sector housing stock within the Borough, investigating reports of sub-standard housing conditions and poor management practice.

You will be involved with the investigation and enforcement of private sector housing complaints under the Housing Health and Safety Rating System, reports of illegal eviction, and Houses in Multiple Occupancy (HMO’s) including licensing.

The ideal candidate will be an excellent team player, be competent to deal with complex case work and have very good verbal and communication skills.  You will need to be organised and motivated and be able to work on your own initiative.

The successful candidate will be suitably qualified and experienced, including the Housing Health and Safety Rating System.

View Job Description and Person Specification for Environmental Health Officer

If you are interested or would like more information about this role, please email: recruit@hyndburnbc.gov.uk