Senior Environmental Health Officer (Commercial Food and Health and Safety)

5 days left

up to £39,807
10 Sep 2020
02 Oct 2020
Contract Type
Full Time

Senior Environmental Health Officer

(Commercial Food and Health and Safety) – Ref: SEHO (F)

Salary up to £39,807 p.a.  - 37 hours per week

Broxbourne Borough Council is looking for an Environmental Health Officer to deliver food safety and health and safety enforcement within the Environmental Health Service.  The successful candidate will be suitably qualified, committed to providing high quality services and playing an important role within the Environmental Health Team. We need an enthusiastic, motivated and flexible team player who is committed to delivering a key service. You will manage your own caseload which will include programmed statutory inspections for food premises and delivery of the food hygiene rating system.  All inspections will be completed in line with the risk ratings and required through the Food Standards Agency Code of Practice; be responsible for enforcing food safety, investigating outbreaks of infectious disease, complaints about food businesses, accident investigations, health and safety complaints, special treatment licence applications, and provide advice to businesses and consumers.

To apply for the role you will be an Environmental Health Officer and hold a Certificate of Registration with the Environmental Health Registration Board or equivalent. You must also hold a full driving license. You must be able to demonstrate that you meet the relevant competencies detailed in the Food Law Code of Practice in respect of inspection of food establishments, use of enforcement sanctions, sampling, import and export controls, reactive investigations and up to date Continual Professional Development (CPD). The ability to converse at ease with members of the public and provide advice in fluent English is essential in this post. A valid driving license and access to own transport is essential.

If you would like to informally discuss the role in more detail, please contact the Head of Environmental Health and Licensing Rebecca Broadbelt by telephone 01992 785555 (extension 5963), or by email

We are committed to safer recruitment, safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

The benefits package includes generous leave entitlement, a full training and development programme, membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme and free membership to the Council’s local leisure centres, which includes free access to gyms, swimming pools, fitness classes, racket sport sessions, a health suite and a range of generous discounts across other leisure and culture services.

Broxbourne Council is an Equal Opportunities employer.

Details and application forms for all job vacancies are listed on the Council’s website.

Application forms must be submitted online by 2nd October 2020

 quoting the above reference.

Interviews will be held as soon as possible after the closing date.

Borough Offices, Bishops’ College, Churchgate, Cheshunt, Hertfordshire, EN8 9XQ.

Telephone: 01992 785509, Email:




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