Environmental Health Officer (2 posts) + Environmental Health Technician

5 days left

Tyne and Wear
£25,295 - £36,876
11 Sep 2019
26 Sep 2019

Environmental Health Officer (Permanent Post, Full-Time) £32,878 - £36,876 per annum

Environmental Health Officer (Temporary Post, Part-Time) (0.8) (30September 2020) £32,878 - £36,876 per annum, pro rata

Environmental Health Technician (Temporary Post, Part-Time) (0.6) (31 March 2020) £25,295 - £29,905 per annum, pro rata

There has never been a more exciting time to work in Newcastle upon Tyne.

As a Unitary Authority, we are widely recognised, as a regional and national growth point, working with a range of local and regional partners, Central Government and businesses to deliver that vision. The Food Safety, Health and Safety and Noise Services sit within the Commercial team and together with Trading Standards and Events forms part of a coordinated delivery team.

The successful candidates will each work as part of a holistic team covering compliance issues for commercial businesses and residents, as part of a wider public health delivery agenda. This is an exciting opportunity to work with other enforcers and partners within a very busy office.

As experienced officers each of the successful Environmental Health Officer candidates will be responsible for carrying out functions across the full remit of Environmental Health work – including consumer complaints and business advice.

Each of the successful Environmental Health Officer candidates will also be responsible for undertaking complex investigations and contribute to a range of initiatives. There will be the opportunity to develop their skills in a specialist area of work. They each will need to be self-motivated and able to work with the minimum of supervision.

Each of the successful candidates should be able to demonstrate a broad technical background across a range of Environmental Health and related disciplines. It is also critical that they each possess excellent people skills allied with the ability to listen, explain, negotiate and influence. They should be computer literate.

The minimum educational requirement for the Environmental Health Officer posts is a Degree in Environmental Health/Diploma in Environmental Health (or equivalent), and a Certificate of Registration from the Environmental Health Registration Board (or equivalent), and able to demonstrate continuing professional development.

For the Environmental Health Technician post we are looking for an officer who is ideally studying towards a professional Environmental Health qualification and who is able to demonstrate clearly continuing professional development.

For an informal discussion, please contact David Ellerington on 0191 2116119.

Apply online at https://www.newcastle.gov.uk/services/jobs-and-careers

Closing Date: 26 September 2019