Environmental Health Officer - Private Sector Housing

Posted 27 February by Morgan Hunt UK Limited

About the company

This particular borough is one of 14 local authorities which make up Inner London. A diverse and vibrant area with a population of around 330,000 and one of the most densely populated boroughs in London.

The role

As an Environmental Health Officer within the Private Sector Housing team, you will be tasked with investigating complaints surrounding poor housing conditions across the Council's portfolio of housing stock. You will conduct both proactive and reactive inspections of HMO's, identifying states of disrepair and other hazards using the Housing, Health and Safety Rating System. In cases of non-compliance, you will be responsible for using appropriate licensing and enforcement powers to ultimately bring the properties up to statuary and council standards. If required, you will assist in preparing prosecution papers and give evidence at Magistrates Court.


In order to be successful in this role you will be have a degree in Environmental Health and be registered member of the EHRB. You will have worked in a similar capacity at either a Local Authority or County Council dealing with rogue landlords and issues surrounding Private Sector housing. It is crucial that you have an excellent understanding of the regulatory framework, guidance and good practice in relation to the Housing Act and HHSRS assessments.


You will receive a generous hourly rate of up to £31.59 per hour and a contract that is initially expected to run until the end of April 2018.

Next steps

If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now on . If this job isn't quite right for you, whether that being the location or the hourly rate but you are looking for a new position within this field then please get in touch as we are recruiting for similar positions across the country.

Morgan Hunt is a multi award winning Employment Business for interim, contract and temporary recruitment and acts as an Employment Agency in relation to permanent vacancies. Morgan Hunt is an equal opportunities employer.

Required skills

  • Environmental Health Officer

Reference: 34568443

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