Senior Environmental Health Officers

£29,909-£34,106 (depending on experience)
16 May 2019
07 Jun 2019
EH Practitioner
Contract Type
Full Time

Economy Skills and Neighbourhoods

Public Protection

Senior Environmental Health Officer -Health and Safety(full time) Senior Environmental Health Officer- Food Safety (part time)

Ref: (inserted by Central Recruitment)

Contract Type: Permanent

Salary: £29,909-£34,106 (depending on experience)

Please see additional Terms and Conditions here.

Hours: per week 36 hours 40 minutes for full time and 22 hours part time

Based: Chadderton Town Hall, Middleton Road, Chadderton, Oldham OL9 6PP

Closing date: 7th June 2019

Shortlisting & Interview Dates: TBC

Role overview

We are looking for two Environmental Health Officers to join our Environmental Health Team. We are looking for a full time Health and Safety EHO to react to Health and Safety complaints and accidents in Council Enforced premises. As well as regulatory work, you will also carry out some Health and Safety work for the Councils Services including training and auditing and instruction across the organisation to ensure high quality health and safety standards are achieved.

The second position is a part time role as a Food Safety EHO, carrying out routine food hygiene and food standards inspections, responding to service requests, food poisoning outbreaks and infectious disease investigations.

Key responsibilities- EHO Health and Safety

  • To support the local authority in the management of health and safety risks, applying legislative and practical health and safety standards in a large multi-disciplined organisation.
  • To write, review and update policies, procedures and guidance relating to health and safety.
  • To audit, inspect, monitor and report on health and safety standards within council services/departments including schools in line with legal requirements and Council Policies and Procedures.
  • To deliver health and safety training across the organisation

Key responsibilities- EHO Food Safety

  • To carry out programmed Food hygiene Inspections
  • Deliver Food Hygiene training
  • Carry out food poisoning/infectious disease investigations

Key Requirements

BSc (hons) Environmental Health

2 years experience in Food Safety plus relevant CPD (EHO Food Safety)

About Us

Oldham is committed to developing a Co-operative future; one where citizens, partners and staff work together to improve the borough.  Anyone joining the council is coming into an ambitious organisation with big plans. We are working hard to build a brighter future for our borough and we need people from a wide range of backgrounds to continue delivering the best for our communities.

The Council has a clear set of Values and Behaviours, our Values outline how we do business and we share these borough wide with our residents, partners and businesses.  Internally we have translated these values into five cooperative behaviours which outline the priority areas of focus for all staff at all levels. You can view the Values and Behaviours on our Greater. Jobs pages (link to the blog with the V&Bs)

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