Community and Business Liaison Officer x 2

£26,470 - £29,909
30 Oct 2018
15 Nov 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Tewkesbury Borough Council

Tewkesbury Borough includes a wide variety of town, village and rural communities, the population of which has grown steadily in recent times and is expected to continue to grow at a rapid pace in the next twenty years.  The borough is also economically vibrant and well placed to benefit from significant economic growth over the same period. This pace of growth will present both opportunities and challenges for the council. The Borough is served by excellent transport links and supports a wide range of economic activity from micro-businesses to multinational companies

Tewkesbury Borough and the surrounding area is an excellent place to live and work. Our towns, villages and countryside offer outstanding natural beauty. The skills base in the local economy is high, unemployment is generally low and people genuinely enjoy living here..

The Environmental Health Team is busy, multi-disciplinary team which covers traditional environmental health areas such as food safety, health and safety, environmental protection, and housing. The Councils licensing function is also included in the Teams remit.

Due to an internal service review a number of exciting opportunities have arisen within the Council’s Environmental Health Team.

Community and Business Liaison Officer x 2

Permanent – 37 hours per week

Grade F: (£26,470 - £29,909) per annum

Are you a highly motivated, enthusiastic individual with a can do attitude? If so, then this role, working in a dynamic and fast paced environment could be for you. Successful candidates will have the opportunity to be involved in a broad range of service areas, including food safety, health and safety, housing and environmental protection. The ideal candidates will be expected to hit the ground running and a recent, proven track record in more than one environmental health specialism, would be an advantage. Equally important however, is a positive attitude, versatility, good problem solving skills and a willingness to undertake further training and professional development as required.

The job will involve:

  • Carrying out a range of audits and inspections of businesses and private sector housing
  • Investigation of breaches of regulations, carrying out interviews under caution and preparing case files for submission to court.
  • Liaising directly with Local Businesses and Communities, providing them with support and guidance.
  • Provide support and guidance to the Community and Business Liaison Assistants

This post will be based at the Public Services Centre in Tewkesbury where the Council works alongside the Police, Social Services and the Citizens Advice Bureau to deliver public services to the residents of Tewkesbury Borough.

Benefits offered by the Council include:

  • Opportunities for further training and professional development.
  • Flexible working hours
  • Generous holiday allowance
  • Local Government Pension Scheme
  • Family Friendly Policies
  • Discounted Gym Membership

If you believe you have the necessary skills, commitment and enthusiasm and would like to join a cohesive and supportive team, then these roles could be the ideal opportunity for you. For an informal conversation regarding the posts please contact Gordon Buchanan, Environmental Health Manager, on 01684 272117 or Alastair Low, Principle Environmental Health Officer on 01684 272175

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