environmental health officer in barry

posted
28 November 2018
contact
lisa jones, randstad business support
job type
temporary
salary
£ 16.37 per hour
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posted
location
barry, wales
specialism
secretarial & admin
job type
temporary
working hours
Full-Time
salary
£ 16.37 per hour
reference number
EHO
contact
lisa jones, randstad business support
phone
02920877515
apply now

job description

Are you a meticulous and experienced Neighbourhood Services Officer with excellent attention to detail? Keen to work in the public sector/local government? We have an exciting opportunity to work within a busy department of a client based in Barry. Offering full time hours, this is a fantastic opportunity for someone looking for their next career move. If you are happy to take on a temporary contract, are immediately available for work and are able to demonstrate the below skill set, don't hesitate; apply today.

Responsibilities :

To act as an authorised officer and enforce the Acts of Parliament, Orders, Rules, regulations and Statutory Instrument made there under and as assigned during and outside normal working hours

To prioritise and investigate complaints and service requests and undertake inspections concerning matters which fall within the remit of Neighbourhood Services, including the investigation of Statutory Nuisance, the regulation and improvement of standards in the private rented sector, HMO Licensing, Environmental Permitting, Caravan Site Licensing, Pest Control Enforcement and related public health complaints. To take informal/formal action to resolve as necessary.

Undertake planned visits and inspections of premises in accordance with work programmes to ensure that legislation is enforced and to manage a programme of inspections in keeping with the needs of the service.

To investigate complex breaches of legislation and to prepare evidence and other material for the instigation of legal proceedings, including the service of statutory notices, and to give evidence in court, public enquiries and tribunals as appropriate

Assist in the writing of strategies, policies and reports in accordance with scheme briefs agreed with Team Manager

To conduct surveys and inspections of residential and/or commercial premises, prepare reports and take action to remedy breaches of legislation.

To provide specialist advice to Planning and Licensing Committees in respect of the suitability of development proposals and licensing applications as required.

To support and develop the services involvement in new initiatives, nationally and locally, in areas of work identified by the Team Manager.

As agreed with the Team Manager, to develop an expertise and lead role in a discrete area of activity within Neighbourhood Services and to provide advice, support and assistance to teams on a regional basis.

To provide professional advice and assistance to the public, other departments, professions and traders.

To participate in the Service's out of hour's response arrangements (including emergency response arrangements) as and when directed

To report without delay any safeguarding concerns to the appropriate safeguarding officer

To maintain records of visits and action taken, together with inputting and updating, where appropriate, computerised records and maintaining public records.

To undertake any other relevant duties assigned to the role either through legislative requirements or as allocated by the Neighbourhood Services Operational Manager.

Requirements:

You must have a professional qualification (a degree or equivalent in one of the key service disciplines) or have relevant experience in a similar role

You must have experience in the use of relevant legislation and a comprehensive understanding of the range of powers available to local authorities to resolve complex issues.

You must have experience in preparation of legal action cases and control of evidence.

It is essential that you have significant experience in achieving demonstrable service outcomes

You must have experience of preparing and developing policy documents, including consulting with relevant stakeholder groups

You must have experience of conducting inspections, investigations and audits of a complex nature.

Randstad Business Support acts as an employment business when supplying temporary staff and as an employment agency when introducing candidates for permanent employment with a client. Randstad Business Support is an equal opportunities employer and decisions are made on merits alone.