Specialist Advisor/Food Safety

17 Sep 2020
02 Oct 2020
Food Safety
Contract Type
Full Time

A client in Sussex is seeking an Environmental Health Officer with drive and enthusiasm to join their team on a permanent basis. The salary is between £28 - 39K and you will be working 37 hours per week. 

You will be providing Food and Health and Safety services for the client.

As a Specialist Advisor you will:

  • Provide customer-focused and specialist advice on a range of statutory and non-statutory services.
  • Input and deliver appropriate areas of Corporate Strategy and associated policies and plans.
  • Provide technical input to corporate projects and strategic programmes.

This is a customer-focused team, primarily working with local food businesses to ensure consumer protection and public health are maintained.  

The main responsibilities include inspecting high-risk food premises, undertaking RIDDOR investigations, enforcing food safety and health and safety legislation, investigating foodborne illness and contributing to aspects of policy and procedural development.

Professionalism, together with the ability to work with minimal supervision and as part of a team towards shared goals are essential.

You must possess a Degree or Diploma in Environmental Health, be EHORB registered and in a position to be authorised, in accordance with the Food Law Code of Practice requirements, with minimal delay.  A thorough understanding of the relevant food safety legislation is essential, as is current practical experience in the application of the Food Law Code of Practice, including the inspection of food businesses and the implementation of relevant enforcement policy and guidelines.  

You will need to demonstrate a willingness and capacity to tackle serious or persistent non-compliance, using the full spectrum of graduated enforcement and be able to investigate infectious disease notifications and implement measures to prevent the spread of infection.

To apply, please send your CV to vishal@buckinghamfutures.com or call us on 0208 125 4321. 

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