Environmental Health Officer - Food Safety

06 Apr 2018
27 Apr 2018
Food Safety
EH Practitioner
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Title:       Environmental Health Officer - Food Safety

Salary:           £30785 (point 35) Pay award pending

Employer:        East Riding of Yorkshire Council

Contract:         Permanent

Hours:             Full-Time, 37 hours per week

Base:                Town Hall, Bridlington, East Riding of Yorkshire

We seek an individual with drive and enthusiasm to join our integrated Food Services Team consisting of environmental health and trading standards professionals.  Food Services is customer focused and primarily works with local food businesses to ensure consumer protection and public health are maintained.  Main responsibilities include inspecting high risk food premises, enforcing food safety legislation, investigating food borne illnesses and contributing to aspects of policy and procedural development for the service overall.  Professionalism together with the ability to work with minimal supervision and as part of a team towards shared goals are essential. 

You must possess a Degree or Diploma in Environmental Health, be EHORB registered and ideally in a position to be authorised in accordance with Food Law Code of Practice requirements with minimal delay.  A thorough understanding of the relevant food safety legislation is essential as is current practical experience in the application of the Food Law Code of Practice, including the inspection of food businesses and the implementation of relevant enforcement policy and guidelines.   You will need to demonstrate a willingness and capacity to tackle serious or persistent non-compliance using the full spectrum of graduated enforcement and be able to investigate infectious disease notifications and implement measures to prevent spread of infection.

For an informal discussion please contact Jayne Suddaby, Senior Environmental Health Officer – Food Safety, tel (01482) 396264.

Application pack available at www.eastriding.gov.uk/jobs

Advert No:                 HTPP000140

Closing Date:              27 April 2018

Interview Date:           17 May 2018

East Riding of Yorkshire Council is pursuing equality of opportunity in employment.