Environmental Health Practitioner (Food and Health & Safety)

West Midlands
£ 30,756 - £37,107 per annum pro rata
31 Oct 2018
14 Nov 2018
EH Practitioner
Contract Type

Environmental Health Practitioner (Food and Health & Safety)

Full time 37 hours / week – 10 month fixed term contract

Part time 21 hours / week – 12 month fixed term contract – flexible hours

Part time 26 hours /week – 10 month fixed term contract – flexible hours

£ 30 756 - £37 107 per annum pro rata

Are you an environmental health practitioner looking to make a difference? Want to be part of a dynamic team that is passionate about Coventry and its community?

Coventry is a welcoming, bustling, young, diverse and modern City which has been voted UK City of Culture 2021. Changes in the City are gathering pace making it an exciting time to be part of a team involved in its transformation.

We are seeking experienced, motivated and enthusiastic professionals that have the relevant qualifications and competencies to inspect the full range of businesses as required by the Food Law Code of Practice. 

You will work alongside our professional environmental practitioners in a fast paced and challenging environment. Working together as a team, you will possess outstanding communication skills and have a proven track record of managing your own diverse workload with minimal supervision.

Your responsibilities will include a full range of food and health and safety enforcement work including planned interventions, accident investigations, complaints, infectious disease investigations and providing advice and support to local businesses and the public.

The ideal candidate (s) will be a

  • Qualified Environmental Health Practitioner and
  • Have EHRB registration or equivalent and be
  • Competent as defined by the FSA Code of Practice for Food Enforcement.
  • Recent experience of enforcing food safety and health and safety legislation is highly desirable.
  • You will have excellent computer literacy and in particular, be proficient in the use of a database.

In return, we can offer you an excellent pension scheme, childcare vouchers, 'MyCar' scheme, interest-free loans on annual travel cards, discounts at a number of city centre restaurants, shops and other establishments.

To download an application form and further information for this vacancy, and to find out more about working for Coventry City Council, please visit our website www.coventry.gov.uk 

Closing date: 14th November 2018

Interview Date: 26th November 2018