Environmental Health Officer

£35,991- £41,847
08 Jan 2019
01 Feb 2019
Food Safety
EH Practitioner
Contract Type
Full Time

Environmental Health Officer

Ref LBN01682

Working Hours Full Time

Location East Ham Job Category

Environmental Health

Closing date 01/02/2019

About us

The London Borough of Newham is a diverse energetic, borough. The Borough has seen significant growth and has major venues within its jurisdiction including the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, the Excel Centre and the Westfield shopping Centre. There are in addition over 2000 small food business.

About the Job

Environmental Health Officer
£35,991 pa to £41,847 pa

As part of the Food Safety Team you will be required to inspect food premises for hygiene and standards in keeping with the Food Law Code of Practice and for Health & Safety.

In addition there will be a varied service request work load from ranging fish farming to food poisoning.

Newham is taking a robust stance on Food Safety enforcement and promotes the use of the FHRS scoring scheme. The team is also keen to working in partnership with the business community and has a growing Primary Authority portfolio and works with some high profile companies.

About You

You will be a fully qualified environmental health practitioner who wants a challenge. You will need to be flexible and confident in your skills and be prepared to participate in multi agency work and attend court.

Additional Information

Applicants must be EHRB registered and have relevant experience. CPD and skills development are part of the working development plan.

Newly qualified officer may be considered for one of the posts.

Additional Information

The London Borough of Newham is a Disability Confident employer. Candidates who declare that they have a disability in accordance with the Equality Act 2010 and meet the essential criteria as specified in the Job Profile will be guaranteed an interview.

Priority consideration on all advertised roles will be given to London Borough of Newham Redeployees.

The London Borough of Newham is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable groups and expects staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Please be aware that a Disclosure and Barring Scheme (DBS) check will be required for any position with access to these groups under the provision of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.

In addition, the Authority reserves the right to request employees undertake a basic disclosure check (Disclosure Scotland) where required for the role this includes anyone who has access to (or information obtained directly from) a government database, or has a GCSX account. These posts will be required to have a Basic Disclosure Scotland check as per the requirements of BPSS (Baseline Personnel Security Standards).

Should you require any help or advice with your online application, please contact the Recruitment Help Desk on: 0203 373 0909.

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