Business Standards Officer (Environmental Health)

£35,961 - £36,912
23 Jan 2018
13 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Part Time

Business Standards Officer (Environmental Health)

PO2 - £35,961 - £36,912

Permanent – Part-Time 18 Hours per week (Job Share)

Ref: HC01744

Hackney Council is looking for an experienced Food Safety professional to work with businesses in the borough.

As Business Standards Officer (Environmental Health), you will be developing a business and community partnership approach to our work. As well as being responsible for updating our standard operating procedures, to ensure our practices are reflective of current trends and guidance.

We need someone with experience carrying out inspections and investigations. Someone with an in-depth understanding of how Environmental Health Law applies to commercial premises. You should have experience dealing with a variety of local authority processes including food safety, health and safety, public health and nuisance issues.

To thrive in this role, you need to be able to form productive working relationships with our diverse communities. You will be dealing with sensitive issues and should strive to increase understanding of our work as well as our service standards. You must have experience working on complex cases and be used to preparing prosecution cases, briefing Counsel and attending court as needed.

You should hold a Higher Certificate in Food Control (with Food Standards Agency endorsement) or equivalent. You must also be committed to continuous professional development and keeping up to date with any legislative changes and best practice. Ideally you will also have a full, clean, driving licence.

Hackney is London's most diverse borough. Reaching from the Square Mile to Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, this is an area of rapid economic growth yet with more green spaces than any other inner London area. We have some of the best schools and transport connections and are known around the world for our thriving cultural and tech sectors. The excellent public services we provide prompted LGC to name us Council of the Last Twenty Years.

At Hackney, we go that extra mile for our people; we offer a work environment which is stimulating, fast moving and supportive, giving you the chance to use your skills and develop new ones within a high profile organisation. If you share our values and are ready to be part of our exciting journey please visit our website to apply.

Closing date: Tuesday 13th February 2018 (22:59pm)

We are passionate about equal opportunities and welcome applicants with a broad diversity of talent and those who are interested in flexible working arrangements.

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