Environmental Health Practitioner 

Location
Lancashire
Salary
 £28,485- £31,601 plus Essential Car User Allowance ​
Posted
13 Dec 2017
Closes
22 Jan 2018
Function
EH Practitioner
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

 

Environmental Health Practitioner 

AREA: Neighbourhoods 

GRADE: 7 

SALARY: £28,485- £31,601 plus Essential Car User Allowance 

TERMS: Full time, permanent 

Appointment to this post is subject to the receipt of a satisfactory basic disclosure (provided by Disclosure Scotland) 

Do you want to make Environmental Health at South Ribble great, could you be the person we are looking for? 

We need an enthusiastic officer to join our Environmental Health team which comprises Environmental Protection, Health & Safety, Food Safety and Private Sector Housing enforcement. You will be part of a small, hardworking and enthusiastic team providing a broad range of environmental health services. 

We are looking for an enthusiastic Environmental Health Practitioner who is fully qualified and experienced to undertake the full range of Environmental Health interventions, subject to competency requirements. 

You will need to be well organised with strong verbal, written and presentation skills and possess the ability to work to tight deadlines. You must be able to demonstrate your ability and initiative to handle a diverse and competing workload of proactive and reactive demands upon the service. A high level of autonomy is expected. 

The possession of good interpersonal skills will also be necessary as you will be liaising and negotiating with the public, external agents and organisations, Council Members and other Council departments. You should also be able to demonstrate an understanding and awareness of the functions of Local Government organisations, including the different roles of Officers and Members. 

We welcome new ideas, researching and implementing better ways of working. You will be expected to use your knowledge, and experience to challenge and improve our service, and to help shape new procedures and policy. 

You must possess a full driving licence and personal transport and be familiar with IT. 

If you would like more information or for an informal discussion, please contact: Mrs Jennifer Mullin, Environmental Health Manager on (01772) 625 329. 

We are committed to providing the best possible service to our customers so if you think you have the abilities, qualifications and experience to undertake this demanding role, please apply for an application form and further details are available from our website www.southribble.gov.uk. 

Closing Date: 22nd January 2018, 12.00 noon

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