Environmental Health Practitioner (Food/Health and Safety)

£29,055 to £32,233
20 Sep 2018
14 Oct 2018
EH Practitioner
Full Time

We are working towards achieving the Council’s vision of Making everywhere in Amber Valley a great place to live. Through our Corporate Improvement Plan ‘Making a Difference’ we are clear about where we need to make a difference, we know what outcomes we want to achieve and what success will look like for Amber Valley. This is an exciting opportunity to help us achieve our ambitions.

Environmental Health Practitioner (Food/Health and Safety)

Permanent Contract

Grade 7 - £29,055 to £32,233 per year

Job Ref: AVBC000000030

Environmental Health Practitioner (Food/Health and Safety)

12 Months Fixed-Term Contract

Grade 7 - £29,055 to £32,233 per year

Job Ref: AVBC000000031

Amber Valley is an attractive area on the edge of the Peak District National Park. It is close to the thriving cities of Nottingham and Derby. The borough has a vibrant mix of urban and rural areas, with 5 market towns and multiple industrial estate sites linked to the M1 corridor. A wide variety of businesses are in the area, which provides interesting and varied work and professional challenges.

We are looking for enthusiastic professionals who enjoy a challenge and can think creatively to identify new approaches and solutions to delivering services.

You should be a motivated team player with good communication skills and be capable of meeting individual targets, along with having the relevant experience and competencies as required by the Code of Practice Competency Matrix.

Your responsibilities will include a full range of food and health and safety enforcement work including planned inspections, accidents, complaints, infectious disease investigations and providing advice and support to local businesses and the public. You will also be involved in licensing for animal health and skin piercing registrations etc.

Candidates will have:

  • either a degree or MSc in Environmental Health or The Higher Certificate in Food Control with Endorsements 
  • a certificate of registration with EHRB
  • the range of competencies as defined in the FSA, Code of Practice - 4.8
  • and a current full driving licence

Starting salary will be dependent on experience and competencies.

For an informal discussion please contact Steve Haslam, Regulation Manager on 01773 841312 or email steve.haslam@ambervalley.gov.uk

The closing date is 14 October 2018 at Midnight (Any applications received after the closing date will not be accepted)

In addition, for all posts we can offer:

  • Flexible Working
  • Pension Scheme
  • Excellent personal and professional development opportunities
  • Opportunities to make a difference

Amber Valley Borough Council is an equal opportunities employer

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