Environmental Health Officer (Food, Health and Safety and Licensing)

£35,933 - £39,970
11 Jul 2019
24 Jul 2019
EH Practitioner
Contract Type
Full Time

Environmental Health Officer (Food, Health and Safety and Licensing)

Salary and Hours: £35,933 - £39,970 per annum, 37 hours per week

Contract Type: Permanent

Location: Based at South Norfolk House, Long Stratton with travel to Broadland Council Offices, Thorpe St Andrew, Norwich

Are you a committed individual who wants to join our efficient, experienced and friendly team?

Role Snapshot… How would you like to have flexibility day to day conducting inspections and would you like to work on a rural district conducting inspections and investigating complaints in a picturesque environment?

What you could be part of…

At South Norfolk Council we have over 1,200 businesses that we are helping to thrive and succeed where we work closely with our Economic Development Team.  In South Norfolk, our standards are amongst the highest in the Country and you could be part of this successful team.

Working at South Norfolk Council would enable you to be part of an organisation which is proud to deliver high quality, customer focussed services.  Our success comes from us being commercially astute and business like.  Continuous improvement is also vital and our employees challenge themselves to develop new and innovative ways to improve the Services that make a real difference to people’s lives.

What you’ll be doing…

Responsibilities will include inspecting all types of food premises under the Code of Practice, whilst undertaking the day to day food safety, communicable disease control, health and safety, animal welfare, and environmental health licensing functions of the Council.

You must have…

The successful candidate will possess a relevant qualification in Environmental Health and certificate for registration with EHORB (or equivalent).  Excellent verbal and written skills are needed including negotiation and excellent communication skills to deal with a wide range of customers. A full driving licence is essential.

What’s in it for you…

Our package includes employer pension contributions of 15%, performance related pay up to 4%, 23 days holiday increasing to 28 days after 5 years plus bank holidays (pro-rata for part time employees), flexi time, on site café, compassionate leave and sickness entitlement for times of need. As a Platinum Investors in People you will have regular reviews with your Line Manager and a personal development plan. We also support towards volunteering days in the community and encourage staff to be involved with fun activities to raise money for local and national charities. 

You may still have questions and can contact Rebecca Broadbelt, Environmental Health Manager on 01508 535326 to answer these for you.

Please apply online for this role on our website:  https://www.norfolkjobsdirect.org/southnorfolk

Closing Date: 24 July 2019

Interview Date: 5/6 August 2019

The post is also subject to a satisfactory basic criminal record check.