Post Ref: H78- Senior Environmental Health Officer

Post Ref: H78- Senior Environmental Health Officer

Salary: £42,734 - £44,544 - Grade 13. Designated car user allowance, agile working, 37 hrs per week.

We are looking for an experienced and qualified officer to lead, supervise and be responsible for our experienced team dealing with food safety, occupational safety, infectious disease control, skin piercing registrations and animal and special treatment licensing. 

You will need to be highly motivated and able to work independently with the ability to manage and lead a team, develop procedures and policies and ensuring service delivery targets and statutory inspection programmes are defined and delivered.  You will report to the Chief Environmental Health Officer.

You should possess excellent written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to analyse and interpret legislation and enforce it in a balanced way using all of the legislative tools available. The successful applicant should also possess the ability to build effective relationships with internal and external stakeholders at all levels.

The successful applicant must be qualified and competent in accordance with the current Food Law Code of Practice to act as the Authorities ‘Lead food Officer’ and have recent experience working in food safety in a Local Authority. 

Ideally you should also have worked as an authorised officer under section 19 of the Health and Safety at Work etc. Act 1974.

Experience in the licensing of animal activities and the licensing and registration of skin piercing/skin colouring and other special treatments would be an advantage, although development in these work areas will be facilitated.

You will also participate in the duty systems, complex cases and proactive inspection programmes.

We encourage and support Chartered Environmental Health Practitioners and currently pay for annual membership of the CIEH.

What you need to know:

The post holder must be able to undertake site inspections

Should you wish to have an informal chat, please contact Suzanne Hickey on 0115 917 3612

This is a re-advertisement, previous applicants need not apply.

Expected interview dates: 23rd or 24th February 2023

Please quote reference No: H78

Closing date: Wednesday 15th February 2023 at 5.00 pm.

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