Environmental Health Officer – Food and Safety

10 Jul 2018
24 Jul 2018
Food Safety
EH Practitioner
Contract Type
Full Time

Environmental Health Officer – Food and Safety

Permanent Full-time (37 hours per week)

Salary: £34,960 per annum.

We are looking for a forward thinking dynamic qualified Environmental Health Officer to join our Food and Safety Team. The candidate will be competent to undertake official controls as part of a team dealing with food, health and safety, infectious disease control and training.  You will be a strong team player with a positive outlook and excellent communication and IT skills within the work setting and wider community.  Based in Tunbridge Wells you will work across the Mid Kent Service, across three authority boundaries, investigating complaints, undertaking inspections and investigations in line with regulatory requirements.

In taking on this exciting role you will be part of a team working to deliver services in a truly transformational way to meet the challenges, making the District a safer place to work, live and visit.

In return, you will work as part of a strong team, receive regular professional supervision and have access to quality training, developing your interests, expanding your knowledge and becoming an expert in what you do. You will be supported by an outward looking leadership team who can, and do, draw on a wide range of professional and specialist support to ensure excellence across the service.

This is a fantastic opportunity for career minded individuals to take a pro-active role, expanding and developing your skills, within a high performing local authority.

Additional benefits for this post include 26 days annual leave (increasing to 29 days after 5 years Local Government service), membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme, essential car user allowance, free parking, and payment of professional membership fees.


A detailed list of responsibilities and person criteria can be viewed in the Job Description and Person Specification below. For an informal discussion about this post, please contact Nollaig Hallihan, Food and Safety Team Leader, on 01622 602783

Our competency framework describes what's expected from our employees in terms of attitudes and behaviours. To view our core competencies, click here.

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Closing Date:            Tuesday 24th July 2018

Interview Date:          Wednesday 1st August 2018

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