Trainee Environmental Health Practitioner
In Private Sector Housing, we do all we can to ensure that people have safe and healthy homes. We want to make Central Bedfordshire a great place to work and live – and that means tackling rogue landlords, poor living conditions and improving the quality of resident’s lives. As a Trainee Officer within the housing service you will supporting the continuous improvement of the private rented sector across Central Bedfordshire. Find your greatness by working in an up and coming person-centred service.
We are looking for a candidate who wants to work within an enforcement, housing and construction environment. The successful person will be building on their existing knowledge of the built environment or other related housing qualification or experience. As part of our Private Sector Housing team, you will receive formal training and a high level of support from all Officers to assist you in obtaining further qualifications, learning the role and providing a quality and effective front-line service. You will learn Enforcement, Licensing of HMO’s and Caravan Sites, Public Health duties and the facilitation of Grants and Loans.
We are looking for someone who has a BTEC first qualification in Construction or a related vocational area, or an intermediate NVQ in an appropriate vocational area, or GCSE equivalent to four passes (including Maths & English) at Grade C. We would welcome graduate applicants.
Do you have strong IT skills and the ability to manage multiple tasks and priorities? Perhaps you’ve worked in an Enforcement or Housing related role? Whatever your background, you will want to learn new skills whilst contributing towards a busy expanding service.
Join us, and take advantage of a generous rewards package, flexible working and the chance to learn and progress. Find your greatness by helping us to deliver better services to the local community.
Central Bedfordshire Council has its own vision and values that are integral to everything we do. Our area vision is to make Central Bedfordshire 'A great place to live and work'.
For an informal discussion about this position, please contact: Helen Heanes via Email: firstname.lastname@example.org or Tel: 0300 300 5344
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Closing Date: 6th January 2018
Interview Date: 31st January 2018
Central Bedfordshire Council is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome enquiries from everyone and value diversity in the workplace. We are a Disability Confident employer; we are working to become a Disability Confident leader in our community.
To maintain a fair and consistent approach for applicants, it is Central Bedfordshire Council's policy to only consider applications made via our online application system and we therefore thank you for not submitting your application offline.
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