Environmental Health Officer

Recruiter
New Forest District Council
Location
Lyndhurst, Hampshire
Salary
£32,536 - £36,123 per annum
Posted
02 Oct 2020
Closes
18 Oct 2020
Ref
P00283
Function
EH Practitioner
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Environmental Health Officer (P00283)
Salary: £32,536 - £36,123 per annum
Working Hours: 37 hours per week
Location: Appletree Court, Lyndhurst

About us
New Forest District Council is one of the largest non-unitary Councils in the UK. Based in Hampshire, we have over 16 million visitors each year to the National Park, surrounding towns and villages and have stunning beaches along the 40-mile coastline. This provides a diverse range of challenging and interesting issues for an Environmental Health Officer working here to resolve.

What we can offer you, is a great place to work, in a friendly, experienced and supportive team. At New Forest District Council we encourage our employees to make a valuable contribution to the work of the council by having a trusting and open culture, where ideas are actively sought and self-development promoted. We also recognise the value of a highly motivated and engaged workforce and support a good work/life balance through remote and flexible working.

About the role
We are looking for an energetic Environmental Health Officer to join our busy, forward-thinking Food and Safety Team.

You will manage your own interesting and varied caseload which includes delivery of food hygiene inspections and proactive health and safety projects, investigating accidents and food complaints, and the licensing and registration of caravan sites, animal welfare businesses and skin piercers. In addition, there has been an increased role for officers as a result of the coronavirus pandemic in relation to events, outbreak management and supporting the economy whilst protecting public health.

About you
We are looking for an officer who is enthusiastic, innovative and will positively contribute to driving the service forward, working as an integral member of our team. To apply for this role you will be an Environmental Health Officer and hold registration with the Environmental Health Registration Board or equivalent. You should demonstrate that you meet the Food Law Code of Practice competencies for inspection of food establishments, use of enforcement sanctions, sampling, import and export controls and reactive investigations. You must have excellent communication skills and the ability to prioritise workloads to meet deadlines.

A valid driving licence and access to you own transport is essential.

Additional Information
If you like the sound of this post please contact Ben Stockley on 023 8028 5348 for an informal confidential chat or email: ben.stockley@nfdc.gov.uk.

Benefits:
26 days leave (plus an additional 5 days after 5 years’ service)
Local Government pension scheme
Payment of professional subscription
Employee Assistance Programme
Professional development
 
Interview Date:  Week commencing 26 October 2020

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