Environmental Health Manager (full or part time)

22 Sep 2017
22 Oct 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Ref: BF5042


Buckingham Futures have an amazing opportunity in the Midlands for an Environmental Health Manager (full or part time) to manage and lead their Environmental Health Team and support and develop high quality, cost effective and customer focused services that seek to protect and enhance the safety, health and environment.


Overall Purpose of Job


  • To assist the Group Manager to develop high quality, cost effective services in Environmental Health.


  • To assist the Group Manager in the provision of advice to the Council, Cabinet Executive and Senior Management Team on matters pertaining to the delivery of Environmental Health services.


Work areas


  • Private sector Housing
  • Enforcement
  • Food
  • Health & Safety
  • Infectious Diseases
  • Environmental Protection
  • Noise
  • Public Health
  • Sampling
  • Envirocrime
  • Empty Homes
  • Community Protection


Key Roles, Tasks and Responsibilities


  • To lead and manage the Environmental Health Team and ensure that all staff perform to the best of their ability and maintain motivation and performance.


  • To manage assigned budgets and resources and secure efficiency gains.


  • Ensure resources are allocated according to demand and work streams are integrated to strengthen and form links across all Environmental Health Service work areas.


  • To drive a system of performance management and improvement across all Environmental Health Services.


  • To successfully manage change within the service unit and maintain an enthusiastic and committed team.


  • To ensure that all staff have the necessary training and development to undertake their roles effectively and to support/mentor staff to enhance skills and understanding.


  • To be responsible for the provision of a section service plan on an annual basis and for its subsequent implementation and review.


  • To implement and develop performance management for the service and be responsible for an overview of relevant operational and corporate risks ensuring any new, emerging or potential future risks are identified and mitigated.


Qualifications, essential experience


Relevant, professional environmental health qualification and at least 3 years’ experience of leading, managing and delivering Environmental Health.


IT competent in uniform/Idox would also be beneficial.


The manager would also be expected to take on some casework.


Some experience in licensing would be useful




If you have the right experience for this role and feel your skills and experience 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

Should your application be successful, you will be contacted shortly.

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.