Senior/Environmental Health Officer (S/EHO) (Food & Safety)

£24,964 - £37,306 pa + £3,212 market supplement
22 Sep 2017
15 Oct 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Senior/Environmental Health Officer (S/EHO) (Food & Safety)

RG5-RG7b (SCP 28—42) £24,964 - £37,306 pa plus £3,212 market supplement

Full-time, 37 hours per week


Ref: ENV0840

Reading has a thriving economy and is home to the annual Reading Festival. We are seeking an ambitious and motivated S/EHO within the Food and Safety Team. You will be responsible for investigating routine enquiries, carrying out inspections as well as helping us to advance our highly successful Primary Authority Partnerships. You will be qualified to enforce food and ideally health & safety legislation, be an excellent communicator, have great negotiation skills and also some experience of reviewing policy/ procedure documents. We expect you to develop and lead on a specialist topic area as well as participate in teaching our level 2 food hygiene courses.

You will possess the Environmental Health Registration Board (EHRB) certificate and have experience of working in a Food Team.

We offer

  • Payment of professional fees.
  • Participation in the out of hours rota for which additional payments will be made.
  • Flexible working scheme allows you to work from home and carry out your work at a mutually convenient time.
  • Structured training/ development programme.
  • A pleasant and friendly working environment.

Internal Reading Borough Council employees must login via Employee Self Service to apply. If you have not yet been issued with your Employee Self Service account, or you have any queries, please email with details.

Visit for more details on how to apply online. Alternatively, call the Recruitment Team on 0118 937 2039 (24 hour answerphone) quoting the job reference number and the job title of the post you are interested in.

Please do not send a CV: for the purposes of equal opportunities, we can only accept Reading Borough Council application forms.

Closing date: 15 October 2017

Interview date: 30 October 2017

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