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Environmental Health Enforcement Officer

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Vacancy Summary
Employer:
London Borough Of Waltham Forest
Salary:
£31,794 - £38,994 + £2k Market supplement
Location:
The Magistrates Building, Town Hall Complex, Forest Road, E17 4JF
Contract:
Permanent
Working Pattern:
Full Time
Hours:
36 hours.
DBS Check:
No
Closing Date:
26/10/2018 at 23:55 PM
Reference:
N&C/18/77363
Vacancy Description

We’re looking to recruit a permanent Environmental Health Enforcement Officer 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 officer 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.

Following a successful MHCLG funding bid, we are also looking to recruit a number of Environmental Health Enforcement Officers on fixed term contracts of up to 2 years

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 officer with a demonstrable commitment to top quality regulatory services, with relevant qualifications and/or experience

The Council will offer appropriate support to successful candidates in their professional development

About Waltham Forest 

The London Borough of Waltham Forest is fiercely ambitious. We want to make sure each and every one of our residents enjoys a quality life in London. The council has an attractive range of staff benefits including flexible working options.

Join our plans for growth

We have a hugely ambitious growth agenda and pride ourselves on being forward thinking and an organisation that sets high expectations. We are working with partners to secure investment in making our borough a better place, are progressing with plans to build 12,000 new homes by 2020, and have an ambitious £5million digital programme, with more investment to come.

Be part of the vision

Our aim is that every single Waltham Forest resident enjoys a good quality life. We have a no-nonsense approach to getting things done and are embarking on a new phase in our transformation where three key priorities will underpin our ‘Creating Futures’ strategy:

    • Keep Waltham Forest clean and safe
    • Ensure a decent roof over residents’ heads
    • Improve residents’ life chances

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 strategic outcomes contained within the Waltham Forest Council Equality Plan:

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

To apply, please complete the application form and submit within the given deadline

 

Closing date: 26 October 2018

Interview Date: w/c 5 November 2018



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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