Principal Port Health Officer

Location
Kent
Salary
£41718 - £46718 per annum
Posted
30 Apr 2021
Closes
30 May 2021
Ref
OR/079837
Contact
Public Sector Team
Sector
Port Health
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time


Following a highly successful recruitment drive earlier this year we are now actively recruiting again for a new round of roles within our clients Port Health team. As the implications of Brexit take a hold they will need to add further resource to their team to help manage a huge volume of work at their brand new Border Control Facility in Kent.

We have had great feedback from the candidates we placed earlier in the year and now there is a new opportunity for you to take up a once in a lifetime role in the team.

Their immediate requirement is to appoint at Principal Port Health Officer grade. The salary offered will be £41,718- £46,239 + 14% shift allowance (taking it up to £52,712.76). Relocation assistance will be provided to those moving from outside the immediate locality.

The Council is working very closely with DEFRA and the project will involve multiple partner agencies and organisations and you will be presented with an opportunity to take your career in a whole new direction. At this grade you will manage assigned staff within the service and take lead responsibility for specific tasks within the wider remit of the Port Health Authority.

You will lead on all core activity in connection with Official Controls including carrying out checks on imports of products of animal origin and high risk food not of animal origin in order to ensure that only products that are safe to eat enter the food chain. You will have full opportunity to provide your expertise and input on shaping service delivery

Our client is looking to hold first round interviews by 7th June with a view to having you in post by 6th September so do not hesitate in applying.

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