Regulatory Officer/Environmental Health Practitioner

Isle of Wight
£30,262 to £32,886
02 Nov 2019
29 Nov 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

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Regulatory Officer/Environmental Health Practitioner

Location: Newport, Isle of Wight

Salary:  £30,262 to £32,886 per annum

Closing Date: 29/11/2019

Hours: 37 hours per week

Contract Type: Permanent

Relocation support may be available to you if you are moving to the Isle of Wight to specifically take up a frontline role with Regulatory Services. For experienced workers you may qualify for allowances up to £8,000. If you decide to commute to the Isle of Wight daily, you may get your travel costs reimbursed.

There are opportunities for enthusiastic Environmental Health professionals to join our busy Regulatory Service teams:

Business Regulation – You will have the ability to deliver elements of the food safety/standards and health and safety team plan.  This will include inspections, and investigations (communicable disease, complaints, and accident notifications) undertaking enforcement activities when necessary. 

Environmental Regulation - You will have the ability to deliver the elements of the environmental protection team plan.  This will include investigations into nuisance, fly tipping and pest complaints, administering public health funerals, providing responses to planning and licencing consultations and assisting in the IPPC inspection programme. 

You must have good oral and written communication skills, be confident working with IT applications.   In addition, it is essential to possess an investigative, assertive approach to problem solving.  It is important that you are able to work as part of a team in supporting other colleagues to provide an effective and efficient Environmental Health Service.  

You will be expected to work out of hours on a rota basis and depending on fluctuating demands work in other aspects of Environmental Health may be necessary, enabling you to broaden your experience and maintain core skills. 

We would consider applicants who have completed the professional qualification and are working towards the Chartered Environmental Health Practitioner programme. Individuals would start on a grade 8 and progress to grade 10 upon completion of the programme.

We also offer a range of staff benefits, including a generous annual leave entitlement, an excellent pension scheme and flexible working, in addition you will be able to enjoy your leisure time within one of the most beautiful parts of the country.

For further information or an informal discussion please contact Rachel Briscoe or Duncan MacDonald on the following number, 01983 823000.


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