Senior Environmental Health Officer

Location
Berkshire
Salary
£38,640 – £46,275
Posted
12 Jan 2021
Closes
24 Jan 2021
Ref
WM0455-2101
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Senior Environmental Health Officer

£38,640 – £46,275 pa, dependent on experience

Full time, 37 hours per week • Permanent

Ref: WM0455-2101

This is a newly created role and an exciting opportunity to come and work for the Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead in a challenging and busy Commercial Services team. The team undertake food hygiene inspections and investigate health and safety referrals, animal licensing, private water supplies and infectious diseases.

You will provide technical guidance, support and expertise to the team, and we are looking for an experienced, enthusiastic and self-motivated person to fulfil this senior position.

The role is an opportunity to take responsibility as the Lead officer providing technical expertise to fulfil the council’s response to infectious disease outbreaks within the Borough including Covid-19. The successful candidate will be key in responding and shaping the emerging work streams in response to the global pandemic of Covid-19. You will have responsibility for outbreak management in a number of high-risk settings and investigating and responding to confirmed cases of Covid-19 within the Borough.

Strong interpersonal skills and a high level of organisation skills will be required to manage a diverse workload. Confidence to take decisions within agreed parameters will be essential.

If you are able to demonstrate good verbal and written communication skills, be able to organise and prioritise your own workload, have good IT skills, your strengths are guiding, leading and motivating team members and are keen to make a difference, we would like to hear from you. In return we provide a real commitment to personal development and growth.

You will possess a degree (or an equivalent qualification), in an environmental health or food safety discipline and have proven experience within the fields of Commercial Services and managing a team. 

To discuss this role further, please contact Lisa Pigeon, Environmental Health Manager on 07970 446523 or email lisa.pigeon@rbwm.gov.uk

Closing date: 24 January 2021

Interviews: w/c 25 January 2021 (via video conferencing on Microsoft Teams)