Environmental Health Officer (Food, Safety & Licensing)

£29,636 – £32,878
10 May 2019
24 May 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Environmental Health Officer (Food, Safety & Licensing)

Grade H £ £29,636 – £32,878 per annum

Post Ref CE289 –  37 Hours per week

Benefits to you:

  • Essential Car User Allowance
  • Flexible Working
  • Local Government Pension Scheme
  • Payment of one professional fee per annum
  • Discounted Council Leisure Centre membership
  • Opportunities to join health care schemes

Cannock Chase Council is a forward thinking authority planning to meet the key challenges for local government in the coming years.  The district has a diverse range of businesses and due to it’s proximity to Birmingham, the M6 and M6 Toll, benefits from continued economic growth offering investment opportunities to both large and small businesses.  In complete contrast a large part of the district covers Cannock Chase Area of Outstanding Beauty and attracts both tourists and numerous events.   

The post is based within the Food and Safety Team which is part of the Food, Safety and Licensing Section.   Our Team uses innovative approaches, helping businesses to comply and building positive working relationships.  We have two Primary Authority Partnerships  which offer  development opportunities in both food hygiene  and health and safety in a fast paced environment, a challenge even for the most experienced professional.   With public health challenges in the District there are also opportunities to work with partners and community groups to improve health outcomes for our residents.

The role will be varied and challenging.  You will be working within a supportive team and  have freedom to devise and implement project work.  You will be given every opportunity to make full use of your skills as an Environmental Health Professional and to influence how our work is carried out.

Essential requirements for this role include:

  • A degree or equivalent in Environmental Health
  • Certificate of Registration from EHRB
  • Post qualification experience of health and safety enforcement;
  • good communication and customer care skills,
  • the ability to prioritise workloads to meet deadlines;
  • the ability to develop good working relationships with colleagues;
  • to work well both in a team and on your own initiative;
  • a flexible approach to work;
  • IT skills

If you wish to discuss this opportunity please contact either David Prosser-Davies (Service Manager) on 01543 464202 or Lindsey Ellison (Senior Environmental Health Officer) on 01543 464349.

If you want to be part of our team and apply for this vacancy online please go to https://cannock.engageats.co.uk/welcome.aspx

The closing date for receipt of completed applications is Friday 24th May 2019.


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