Environmental Health Practitioner

Location
Cambridgeshire
Salary
£32,947 - £39,105
Posted
29 Sep 2017
Closes
23 Oct 2017
Function
EH Practitioner
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Environmental Health Practitioner

Environmental Health & Licensing

Grade 6: £32,947 - £39,105 p.a.

Full time 37 hours per week, permanent contract with flexible working.

South Cambridgeshire is one of the fastest growing most desirable areas of the country and are building a new town. With first class ambitions for our Environmental Health & Licensing service we need outstanding people to deliver exceptional service whom are looking to develop their careers further. Development support and flexible working is the status quo.

We are looking for 2 highly motivated forward thinking Environmental Health Practitioners who are problem solvers; with technical service expertise who can communicate a vision of success and generate new ways of working, and commercial ideas into reality.

Working in a fast paced, high-pressure, customer-facing, political and partnership environment you will work within effective teams and exploit all opportunities to deliver a first class, joined-up service first time, every time. Passionate about people and committed to “going the extra mile” for customers and colleagues, your positive attitude and respect for others will enthuse colleagues and be a personal example of our organisational values. Both teams are outward looking in forging working relationships with partner agencies to improve the lives of residents within South Cambridgeshire. 

Role 1:-

•           A qualified and experienced EHP to work closely with the Business Team Operational Manager to deliver the food safety service and be a key player in the development of Primary Authority agreements and commercial activities. Experience of undertaking RIDDOR investigations will be an advantage. The role will also include acting as a statutory consultee on behalf of the team for planning applications as well as carrying out a range of investigations in response to nuisance complaints or queries from residents and other stakeholders primarily focussing on businesses. As part of the EH&L team, you will also be involved in dealing with infectious diseases, public health funerals, PPC and regulation of licensed premises e.g. public houses, zoos, animal boarding establishments, piercing, tattooing and riding establishments.   

Role 2:-

•           A qualified and experienced EHP to work closely with the Communities Team Operational Manager to deliver a range of community and housing related regulation.  As a qualified EHO you will have knowledge in the areas of nuisance, drainage and anti-social behaviour along with excellent knowledge and experience in Private Sector Housing including licensing of HMO’s and caravan sites. This role will also include acting as a statutory consultee on behalf of the team for planning applications as well as carrying out a range of investigations in response ASB complaints, neighbour disputes and partnership working with other stakeholders.  

For an informal discussion about the above posts please contact either Myles Bebbington, Head of Service, Environmental Health & Licensing on 01954 712922, Emma Knight, Operational Manager on 01954 713140 or Rob Lewis, Operational Manager on 01954 713305.

To apply for this role, please follow the link to the South Cambridgeshire District Council job page: https://www.scambs.gov.uk/content/environmental-health-practitioner