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Housing Enforcement Officer/ Environmental Health Officer

£31,044-£34,467 Per Annum
Appletree Court, Lyndhurst
37 Hours per week

New Forest District Council is looking for an Environmental Health Officer, to join a forward thinking Private Sector Housing service

We are looking for an officer who is enthusiastic, innovative and will positively contribute to driving the service forward. This is a new post and you will have the opportunity to develop and shape the service in relation to changes to the HMO licensing scheme as well as having a role in the disabled adaptation funding programme.  

The successful candidate will ideally have;

  • Degree or equivalent in Environmental Health
  • EHORB registered with relevant professional membership
  • 2 years post graduate experience in the housing field
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to prioritise workloads to meet deadlines

We are one of the largest non-unitary Council’s in the UK. Based in Hampshire, we have over 16 million visitors to the National Park, surrounding towns and villages and stunning beaches along the 40 mile coastline. This all contributes to a diverse range of challenging and interesting housing issues to resolve.

For an informal discussion regarding this post please contact Kathryn Ragettli on 02380 285151

What we can offer in return is a great place to work and a great team to work with. At NFDC we believe that all our employees make a valuable contribution to the work of the council and that’s why we encourage a trusting and open culture where each employee is supported and respected equally, where ideas are actively sought and self-development promoted. We also recognise the value of a highly motivated and engaged workforce and we actively promote a good work/life balance.

If you like the sound of this and have the ambition, knowledge and experience we’re looking for we would like to hear from you.

Benefits include:

  • 26 days leave (plus an additional 5 days after 5 years’ service)
  • Local Government pension scheme
  • Payment of professional subscription
  • Parking
  • Child care voucher scheme
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Professional development


Closing date: 4th July 2018

 Interview date: Week commencing 16th July 2018

Closing Date: Wednesday 4th July 2018

Interviews to be held W/C 16th July 2018

CV's will not be accepted without a completed application form.

4 July 2018
New Forest District Council
Lyndhurst, New Forest
Environment, Licensing
£30,000 - £39,999
Full Time