Regulatory Services Officer

Greater Manchester
Level 1 – 3C, £30,451 - £32,910 Level 2 – 4B, £36,922 - £39,880
04 May 2021
24 May 2021
Contract Type
Full Time

Regulatory Services Officer

Grade: Level 1 – 3C, £30,451 - £32,910

Level 2 – 4B, £36,922 - £39,880

Working Hours: 36 hours per week

Contract Type: Level 1 & 2 - Fixed term until 31/03/2022

Level 2 – Fixed term for 12 months

This is an exciting opportunity to work in the Regulatory Services Team, either within Environmental Health team or Trading Standards and Licensing.

The Environmental Health team deals with food safety, health and safety, food borne illness, and infectious diseases.

The Trading Standards and Licensing team deals with consumer protection, including fair trading, product safety, food standards and weights and measures as well as premises and taxi licensing.

At present both teams are at the forefront dealing with the coronavirus pandemic. As such the current role could involve, outbreak control, which includes contact tracing, outbreak consequence management and enforcement, and the investigation of health and safety matters.

We are looking for a highly organized and enthusiastic Officer, or candidates with relevant experience in regulatory enforcement or food safety, infectious disease control and/or health and safety. You will need to have a detailed knowledge of coronavirus legislation and guidance.  Experience in previously mentioned fields would be desirable.

Your communication skills must be excellent, with ability to negotiate and persuade and with a commitment to customer care. You must have ability to review risk assessments, and/or auditing/inspecting premises and processes to ensure compliance, as well as experience in partnership working.  You must have experience in enforcement and an ability to manage your own workload.

Ideal candidates will display the following:

Hold a degree or diploma in Environmental Health or equivalent, registered with the Environmental Health Registration Board


Hold an equivalent qualification allowing them to undertake a full range of interventions under the Food Law Code of Practice


Hold a degree in Consumer Protection or equivalent, or relevant enforcement experience in Trading Standards or Licensing.

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