Environmental Health Officer (Student Placement)

£20,578 per annum
11 Sep 2017
29 Sep 2017
EH Practitioner
Contract Type
Full Time

Environmental Health Officer (Student Placement)

South Oxfordshire District Council and Vale of White Horse District Council are forward thinking local authorities, based in one of the most attractive areas of the country. They are looking for a professional, competent and enthusiastic person who is able to communicate well at all levels. An excellent benefits package is on offer including annualised hours (flexible working) and a career average pension scheme. They have modern open plan offices and smart working practices and the technology to support mobile working.

Position: Student Environmental Health Officer

Location: Milton Park, Oxfordshire

Job Type: Full Time, 12 months fixed term Contract

Hours: 37 hours per week

Salary: £20,578 per annum

Benefits: A basic 23 days annual leave per annum, rising to 28 days after five years. You also have all the bank holidays to look forward to and time off between Christmas and New Year. A flexible approach to work; pension scheme; childcare voucher scheme; Cyclescheme; gym membership, free swims, contributory medical schemes, wellbeing appointments, free eye tests for DSE users, after work sports clubs and more; ample free parking available.

About the role:

They have a vacancy for a Student Environmental Health Officer who is looking for a placement to complete their practical experience to fulfil the requirements of the Experiential Learning Portfolio or Portfolio of Professional Practice.


- Accompany professional staff on their day to day duties on a rota basis

- Carry out inspections of premises, investigations, and write reports etc. under supervision of senior staff members

- Carry out unsupervised visits, etc. commensurate with experience

- Opportunity to get involved in promotional activities and project work

About you:

- Currently studying for, or passed, an accredited BSc / MSc degree course in Environmental Health

- Full driving licence and access to own transport

- Good verbal and written communication skills

- Ability to research subjects and collate information

- Basic level of computer literacy including word processing and data input

- Theoretical knowledge of environmental health enforcement and public health interventions with regard to the principles of risk assessment

- Ability to interpret statistical data (e.g. sampling results, scientific reports etc)

- Able to travel throughout the district and work outside normal working hours where required

You may have experience of the following: Graduate Environmental Health Officer, Student Environmental Health Officer, Environmental Health Officer, Health & Safety Officer, Environmental Engineer, Environmental Health, Student, Graduate, Health Enforcement, Public Health, Environmental Advisor, Environment Inspector, Environmental Enforcement Officer etc. 

This vacancy is being advertised by EasyWeb Recruitment, the UK’s leading Online Recruitment Agency. The services advertised by EasyWeb Recruitment are those of an employment agency. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate on the grounds of gender, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, religion, or belief, and we confirm that we will gladly accept all applications.

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