Food and Safety Officer

£33,444 - £35,286
06 Oct 2017
30 Oct 2017
Food Safety
Contract Type
Full Time

Food and Safety Officer
Grade 10 (£33,444 - £35,286)

Croydon hasn’t seen expansion like we are currently experiencing since the 1960s. We’re already well underway with some £5bn of investment that will be completed over the next few years. New offices, new retail, and new homes will provide well-paid jobs and high-quality accommodation for our rapidly growing population.

An opportunity has arisen in the Food and Safety team for highly motivated and enthusiastic Food and Safety Officer to be involved in a wide range of food safety and health and safety functions.

You will be required to carry out duties including risk based food hygiene and food standard inspections, food hygiene and safety checks at public events held in both parks and on highways, responding to licensing applications as the responsible authority, as well as reactive investigations in relation to, food infectious diseases and accidents.

You must most hold an appropriate food inspections qualification and have obtained registration with the Environmental Health Officer Registration Board. You should also have sound Health and Safety knowledge and/or a health and safety qualification.  You should be able to manage a diverse case load and have good time management and organisational skills, you must be able to work as part of a team and possess excellent communication skills.

You will hold a full driving licence and be able to provide you own car.  You will be required to work some evenings, weekends and on a flexible basis.

For an informal discussion please call Sara Quinn on 0208 726 6000, extension 64055

For more information and to apply online please visit

Closing Date: 30th October 2017

Interview Date: 15th November 2017

Croydon Council is an inclusive employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. We will be pleased to consider applications from candidates seeking flexible working arrangements.

As users of the disability confident scheme, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the advertised role.

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