Apprenticeship Environmental Health Practitioner (2 posts)

Location
Lincolnshire
Salary
£18,562 - £19,312
Posted
08 Jun 2021
Closes
22 Jun 2021
Function
EH Practitioner
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Apprenticeship Environmental Health Practitioner (2 posts)

Work Base: Church Square House

Location: Scunthorpe

Salary: Grade 3 £18,562 to £19,312 per year

Hours:  37 hours per week

Contract Type: Permanent   

Position Type: Full Time 

DBS: No    

Closing Date: Tuesday 22 June 2021

Are you interested in a career in Environmental Health?

Join our Webinar https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/157622835143 on Thursday 10 June 2021 at 1pm to find out about our fantastic career opportunities.


North Lincolnshire Council is looking for two self-motivated individuals with an active interest in Environmental Health to take up our newly created apprenticeship roles within the Public Protection Service. As an Apprentice you will be given the opportunity to study, part time for a BSc (Hons) in Environmental Health at Leeds Beckett University whilst undertaking on the job learning in the workplace.


Further information can be found at Environmental Health | Leeds Beckett University. You can find out more about the apprenticeship standard at Environmental health practitioner (integrated degree) / Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education The qualification is accredited by the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health, (CIEH) and enables progression to the Environmental Health Practitioner Programme to become a fully qualified Environmental Health Practitioner (EHP).

Environmental Health | Leeds Beckett University

Environmental health practitioner (integrated degree) / Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education


Further information can be found at How do I become an EHP? - CIEH Environmental Health Practitioners work across a diverse range of functional areas which contribute to improving the nation’s public health. The work of an EHP may include food safety, health and safety, environmental protection, noise control, pest control, housing standards and envirocrime including littering and flytipping.

How do I become an EHP? - CIEH


Whilst you will have the chance to work across all aspects of the service, we are hoping to place candidates within one of two teams. One apprentice will be based within the Food & Safety Team and one will be based within the Environmental Health & Housing Team.


To apply for an apprenticeship, you will have achieved (or be predicted and awaiting results) a minimum of 3 A levels or equivalent including at least two science based subjects drawn from: Chemistry, Biology, Human Biology, Physics, Geography, Geology, Environmental Science, Nutrition, Food Science. Each A level should be at Grade C or above and provide a combined total of 104 UCAS points to meet the entry requirements for the Environmental Health Practitioner Level 6 Integrated Degree.


The day-to-day duties of an apprentice will involve supporting the work of technical staff across Environmental Health and you will need to have good interpersonal and verbal communication skills to be able interact with the public and businesses in face to face situations.


EHP’s work to ensure compliance with a range of regulations and guidance designed to keep people safe and well and therefore your work may often include enforcement outcomes.


This is an exciting career opportunity which will enable you to make a positive difference to the lives of North Lincolnshire's residents and contribute to delivering the council outcomes of being safe and well.


We are a progressive employer with flexible and agile working arrangements.


For more information about what North Lincolnshire has to offer please visit view: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0Z6yqvCV2Tw For further details join our Webinar or contact Liz Webster on 01724 297629 or Richard Copley on 01724 297649 for an informal discussion.


Interviews will be help on 29th and 30th June 2021.

North Lincolnshire Council do not accept CVs. You must complete the application form via the 'Apply' button.

Please note: To be considered as an apprentice you need to be over 16 years of age and no longer in full time education. There is no upper age limit.