Senior Environmental Health Specialist (Food & Safety)

Publica Group
Oxfordshire (home based - site visits)
Up to £38,996
21 Dec 2020
17 Jan 2021
Contract Type
Full Time

Senior Environmental Health Specialist (Food & Safety)

  • Location: Witney ( home based – site visits)
  • Salary: Up to £38,996 per annum
  • Hours: 37 per week
  • Contract Type: 12 Month Fixed Term Contract
  • Closing Date: 17 January 2021
  • Interview Date: 25 January 2021

About the role…

Are you already in Food Safety or Hygiene Management? We have an exciting new role to join our Food, Health & Safety Team and we would love to hear from you.

You will undertake a wide range of food hygiene/health & safety inspections and respond to reactive work, incidents of infectious diseases including food poisonings, and accident investigations. Providing technical expertise, advice and direction to internal and external customers when solving problems or managing risks

You will have excellent communication skills, the ability to work using your own initiative and also be able to work well as part of a team

Who are we…

Publica is a unique place to work – we’re a local government organisation  who wants to transform the way local services are delivered. To help do this we have started to fundamentally rethink the way we design our services in the digital era so that Publica is a customer-focused organisation driven by real user needs.

Four partner Councils (Cheltenham Borough Council, Forest of Dean, Cotswold and West Oxfordshire District Council) have created Publica Group Ltd to deliver more efficient and improved services. The Councils will continue to be responsible for the standard of services that are provided as well as setting strategy, policy and making decisions.

Within the District, there are plenty of places to see and visit whether you love hiking or cycling, With our agile working ethos: you will be spoilt for choice.  

You will need…

  • A relevant Environmental Health Diploma/Degree/Certificate in Food Premises Inspection
  • A Health and Safety Qualification would be an advantage 

 For more information about this role please see the Job Description/Person Specification.

Special Conditions…

  • Use of a car for work purposes

Please follow the link to see our great benefits: Benefits

If you wish to have an informal discussion about this role, please contact Eileen Pengelly on or 01993 861000

Please note that we are receiving high levels of applications and we may close this advert before the advertised closing date.

If you feel this is the role for you please email your CV and supporting statement detailing how you meet the criteria above by clicking on the ‘Apply for this Position’ icon within this page.

Your application will not be considered if you have not provided a supporting statement, in addition to your CV.

Please note that if you do not hear from us within two weeks of the closing date shown on the advert, unfortunately your application has not been successful on this occasion.

Accredited of the disability confident scheme, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the vacancy/ies - Please state this within your covering statement or in a separate email.

Safer recruitment practices are applied to all job vacancies. Successful candidates will be required to complete a pre-employment medical questionnaire; provide references;  proof of identity; nationality and immigration status; three years’ employment or education history (if applicable) and, in some cases, verification of criminal record.

Do you consider that you have a disability?

Publica has signed up to 'Disability Confident' commit to encourage applications by offering an interview to those who declare they have a disability, if the person meets the minimum criteria for the job as defined on the person specification.

Please indicate on your covering letter if this applies to you.

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