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Environmental Health Practitioner Grantrow are recruiting for an Environmental Health Practitioner in Solihull.
In this role you will provide effective regulatory services in the area of Environmental Health.
In particular targeting environmental crime, nuisance and private sector housing, giving advice and guidance, carrying out inspections and conducting investigations.
Details of an Environmental Health Practitioner: Working hours: 37 hours per week - Monday to Friday; Hybrid working - one or two days per week in the office Location: Solihull,West Midlands Salary: £350 per day Contact: Temporary Start Date: ASAP Responsibilities of an Environmental Health Practitioner: To be responsible for the effective investigation and resolution of complaints relating to a range of Environmental Health matters including environmental crime.
To inspect and survey dwellings including private rented, owner occupied, houses in multiple occupation and empty properties and to carry out relevant enforcement and licensing activities.
To detect and investigate breaches of the law and, in accordance with Solihull MBC's enforcement policy, prepare reports for formal action and serve statutory notices, including fixed penalty notices and civil penalty notices.
To be responsible for compliance with procedural legislation and for the safe custody of exhibits and documents.
To give evidence in court or to other hearings, when necessary.
To gather intelligence; use it to identify those issues most harmful to communities then work with the team to use the intelligence to target resources in the most effective and efficient way.
To develop and work within effective partnerships with a range of agencies from public, private and community/voluntary sectors; and, to deliver partnership projects.
To be responsible for your own health and safety and that of other people Any other appropriate duties as and when required.
Skills and Qualifications of an Environmental Health Practitioner: Degree or equivalent qualification in Environmental Health or a related subject.
Evidence of continued Professional Development.
Willingness to work towards obtaining Certificate of competence in using the Housing Health and Safety Rating System (HHSRS) Experience of providing advice and guidance on regulatory and/or enforcement issues.
In depth knowledge of current practices and techniques used in providing advice and securing compliance with regulatory law.
Proven knowledge of legal processes and practices and the principles of effective evidence gathering.
Effective verbal and written communication skills with the ability to communicate to a wide range of audiences which may include the presentation of evidence at court.
Benefits of an Environmental Health Practitioner: Weekly pay Company pension Staff Rewards / Employee BenefitsWe look forward to hearing from you