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Senior Environmental Health Officer (Private Sector Housing)

Warwick District Council
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
£41,418 - £43,421 per annum plus £3000 Market Forces Supplement
Closing date
23 Jun 2024

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Senior Environmental Health Officer (Private Sector Housing)
£41,418 - £43,421 per annum plus £3000 Market Forces Supplement
37 hours per week
Permanent Post

We are seeking an enthusiastic, confident and self-motivated individual for the Senior Environmental Health Officer role in our busy Private Sector Housing team.

Warwick district contains a diverse range of housing types in a mixed urban and rural setting and is widely recognised as an excellent place to live and work.

We pride ourselves on improving housing standards by working with landlords but will use the full range of enforcement powers when required.

We have a large number of HMOs and have recently introduced an Additional Licensing scheme.

You will lead a team of 3 officers dealing with HHSRS complaints, tenancy issues, HMOs and empty properties as well as having your own active caseload. 

You will act as lead officer for enforcement work and have significant experience and thorough knowledge of current housing legislation as it relates to the private rented sector.

You will have a degree in Environmental Health, or an equivalent qualification, as well as professional registration with EHORB/CIEH. You will also have a minimum of 5 years post qualification experience in Private Sector Housing, and you will possess effective communication and leadership skills. 

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be required to undertake a Basic DBS check.

This is a hybrid post enabling a mix of home and office working combined with a good deal of site inspections.

If you have any questions or wish to have an informal discussion, please contact Paul Hughes, Private Sector Housing Manager on (01926) 456729 or email

Closing date: 23rd June 2024
Interview date: 1st July 2024

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Warwick District, is at the heart of Shakespeare’s England and comprises the towns of Royal Leamington Spa, Warwick, Kenilworth and Whitnash.  The district boasts historic castles and buildings with regency architecture, vibrant town centres hosting a lively calendar of events, as well as beautiful parks and gardens.   We enjoy links to the M40, M42, M1 and M6, national rail connection and Birmingham International airport. It is one of the most prosperous regions in the country with low unemployment rates.

Here at Warwick District Council, our vision is to make Warwick District a great place to live, work and visit and we recognise that our employees are the key to achieving that. Working arrangements in most jobs are flexible; flexi-time, full or part time and job sharing is usually available.  You can expect generous holiday entitlements, a pension scheme and plenty of opportunities for training and personal development.  

We believe in recruiting the best person for the job, using fair and open selection, based on knowledge and experience, skills and behaviour.  We welcome applications from a diverse range of  candidates.

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Riverside House
Milverton Hill
Leamington Spa
CV32 5HZ
United Kingdom

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