Environmental Health Officer

Location
North West of England
Salary
Competitive
Posted
13 Oct 2020
Closes
15 Nov 2020
Ref
BF7578
Function
Consultant
Contract Type
Contract
Hours
Full Time

We have an exciting opportunity in the North West of England for an Environmental Health Officer to take on a 12 month fixed contract to work in the Regulatory Services Team. 

The team deals with food safety, health and safety, food borne illness, and infectious diseases, and at present is at the forefront dealing with the coronavirus pandemic.

As such the current role will involve outbreak control, which includes contact tracing, outbreak consequence management and enforcement, and the investigation of health and safety matters. The successful candidate will work as part of the local outbreak control team, assisting colleagues in the Health Protection team.
The client will be operating over 7-days to ensure that our response is timely and we can move swiftly to contain any outbreaks.

You will be a highly organised and enthusiastic Environmental Health Officer, or have experience in food safety, infectious disease control and/or health and safety. You will have a detailed knowledge of coronavirus legislation and guidance, as well as being competent in the aforementioned specialisms. Experience in all previously mentioned fields would be ideal.  

You will have strong communication skills and a commitment to excellent customer service and possess excellent negotiation and persuasion skills and experience in collaborative and partnership working. You will have experience in reviewing risk assessments and auditing/inspecting premises and processes to ensure compliance.  

You will hold a degree or diploma in Environmental Health or equivalent, registered with the Environmental Health Registration Board or an equivalent qualification which allows you to undertake a full range of interventions. You will have previous experience in enforcement, the ability to manage your own workload and experience of dealing with confidential data.

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