Community Wellbeing Officer/ Environmental Health Practitioner 

Location
Gloucestershire
Salary
up to £27,668 
Posted
26 Jul 2017
Closes
25 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Gloucester City Council

Community Wellbeing Officer/ Environmental Health Practitioner 

Salary: up to £27,668 

Permanent, full time 37 hours per week with flexible working hours 

Gloucester City Council is an ambitious council with big ideas and through our Together Gloucester Transformation Programme, an exciting and innovative team has been developed with a focus on Community Wellbeing. You will be working alongside colleagues with backgrounds in Community Safety, Partnerships, Engagement and Anti-Social Behaviour as we look to deliver our services in a strength based approach in order to bring about sustainable improvements. We are committed to creating ‘A City that Works for Everyone’. 

Gloucester is a small, historic and vibrant city on the edge of the Cotswolds and conveniently located along the M5 with good transport links to the rest of the country. Our offices are located in the historic dock area of the City and close to the City Centre. 

Working generically you will be primarily responsible for the wide range of traditional environmental health functions and have opportunities to get involved in anti-social behaviour, public health related projects, asset based community development approaches and emergency planning. You will be working within a Community Wellbeing Team consisting of 12 officers and will report to our Community Wellbeing Manager. 

You must hold a BSc/MSc in Environmental Health or a Higher Certificate in Food Control, ideally are EHORB Registered (or equivalent) and have proven recent experience in one or more of the environmental health disciplines. Consideration may be given to newly graduated students who are working towards the EHORB registration. You will possess strong communication, organisational and time management skills, and be able to work as part of a team or on your own initiative. 

Closing date: 25th August 2017 midnight Interview date: 6th and 7th September 2017 

For an informal discussion please contact Yvonne Welsh or Alex Mason 01452 396333. For further information on how to apply please visit our website via City Jobs or contact cityrecruitment@gloucestershire.gov.uk 

Gloucester City Council is an equal opportunities employer.