Specialist Advisor (Food Safety and Port Health)

up to £38,890
26 Feb 2021
26 Mar 2021
Contract Type
Full Time

Specialist Advisor (Food Safety and Port Health)

Salary: up to £38,890 (depending on skills and experience)

Hours: 37 hours per week

Contract: Permanent

Based:  Lewes & Eastbourne

It is a very exciting time to be joining Eastbourne and Lewes Councils as we expand our Newhaven Port Health service.

The work of the Port Health team is vital to the smooth running of the border at Newhaven,

You could play a key role in this new operation, as we are looking for a Port Health Officer who will undertake a range of statutory duties alongside the Councils Environmental Health team in order to safeguard public health including carrying out checks on imports of products of animal origin and high risk foods, in order to ensure that only products that are safe to eat enter the food chain and onto the shelves.

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

Previous appropriate experience of working in physical inspections or experience of working within Port Health would be desirable.

Main responsibilities will include checking and clearing consignments of imported food, sampling and taking enforcement action.

To apply visit: https://ats-leweseastbourne.jgp.co.uk/vacancies/view/144101-specialist-advisor-%2528food-safety-and-port-health%2529?source=581-jobsgopublic---public-sector-jobs-and-careers&enhancement=

Closing date for the receipt of applications is 26 March 2021.

Interview date to be confirmed.

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