Environmental Health Officer (Food Safety)

£31,170 - £34,794
07 Jun 2019
23 Jun 2019
Food Safety
EH Practitioner
Contract Type
Full Time

Environmental Health Officer (Food Safety)
£31,170 - £34,794 pa, (depending on skills and experience)
37 hours per week

About the role…
Cheltenham Borough Council are looking for an EHORB registered Environmental Health Officer (Food Safety) to protect public health through the delivery of food safety and communicable disease controls and investigations, whilst supporting food business growth in the local economy.

If you are a qualified Environmental Health Officer with a food safety specialism, this could be the job for you!

Please note we will also accept applications from newly or nearly qualified individuals although preference will be give to those candidates who meet the essential criteria in the job description.
To be successful you will need…

  • Environmental Health degree or equivalent qualification
  • EHORB registration
  • Maintenance of Continuing Professional Development (CPD) in line with Chartered Institute of Environmental Health CPD Regulations
  • Recent experience of food inspections, utilising the range of official controls along with competency in a variety of enforcement sanctions.
  • Experience of ‘duty officer’ type work – complaint investigations, infectious diseases, new business support, provision of advice through planning, licensing and event consultations.
  • Ability to gain successful business and public health outcomes through a variety of methods.

If you would like to have an informal chat about the post, please contact Sarah Clark on 07824 560054 or email sarah.clark@cheltenham.gov.uk

To apply please email jobs@cheltenham.gov.uk with your CV and cover letter; tell us about your skills, knowledge, qualifications, experience and how they meet the criteria listed above and in the job description/person specification at www.cheltenham.gov.uk/jobs It’s important that we’re a good fit for each other, so let us know what’s important to you and why you want to work for Cheltenham Borough Council.

Closing date: Sunday the 23rd June at 5:00pm
Interview Dates: Thursday 4th July and Friday 5th July 2019

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding the welfare of vulnerable adults, young people and children. Safer recruitment practices are applied to all job vacancies. Successful candidates will be required to complete a preemployment medical questionnaire; provide references; proof of identity; nationality and immigration status; three years’ employment or education history (if applicable) and, in some cases, verification of criminal record.