Environmental Health Officer/ Higher Certificate Technical Officer

North East England
31 Aug 2017
30 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Ref: BF4044


Buckingham Futures have exciting opportunities for Environmental Health Officer/ Higher Certificate Technical Officer in North East of England to work in a busy and forward-looking food and safety team to start ASAP, initially for 3 months contract.


Rate £28.00 - £35.00 per hour.



Undertake food hygiene and health and safety interventions in all risk categories and types of premises

Investigate food complaints and complaints relating to food premises

Investigate complaints relating to health and safety, including reportable accidents and dangerous occurrences

Participation in the food sampling programme

Investigate cases of food poisoning and other infectious diseases

Assist with the development of operational policies and procedures for the food and safety team

Undertake enforcement action as appropriate and in line with the councils’ enforcement policy



Qualified environmental health officer/food and safety officer with EHORB / EHRB registration (or equivalent).

Full driving licence

Experience of inspecting premises requiring in depth knowledge of legislation

Experience of investigating complaints and service requests

Comply with the competency requirements for Authorised Officers as detailed in the Food Law Code of Practice

Ability to progress projects and enforcement cases in a timely manner

Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

Competent user of Microsoft Office, e.g. Word, Excel, PowerPoint


NB - A copy of relevant qualifications, CPD certificates and certificates of registration with EHORB/EHRB must be held on file by Buckingham Futures before the contract commences



If you have the right skills, experience and qualifications for these roles and feel you match the requirements, or if you would like more information on the role, please contact us on 020 8732 5450 or email info@buckinghamfutures.com.


Thank you for your interest in our role. Buckingham Futures endeavours to respond to all applications; however, due to the volume of CVs received, this may not always be possible.