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Environmental Health Manager

Blaby District Council
£41,881 - £44,863
Closing date
16 Aug 2021
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Environmental Health Manager

Scale 8 £41,881 - £44,863 per annum

37 hours per week


Blaby District Council is at the heart of Leicestershire with a mix of rural and urban communities, one of the largest retail parks in England and a growing Tourism and Hospitality Sector.   Following an internal promotion, we are looking to recruit a highly motivated and ambitious Environmental Health Manager to develop and manage our service.  The Environmental Health Team covers Public Health, Private Sector Housing, Food Safety, Health & Safety, Infectious Diseases, Environmental Protection, Noise, Enviro-crime, Empty Homes and Community Protection.   Working with the Environmental Health, Housing & Community Services Group Manager, you will help to shape and focus the provision of existing and new services that are important to our communities and customers.  

You will play a leading role in investing in our people and streamlining the systems used and securing appropriate technology for efficient service delivery.   You will empower the team to be self-sufficient, to make decisions at a local level, and to use professional and technical expertise in a flexible way, without being tied to the traditional limitations of the office environment.   The key requirements of the role are:

  • To drive the team to provide an outstanding customer experience.
  • To assist in service transformation, innovation and cultural change.
  • To ensure that the team responds to Council, community and customer needs efficiently and effectively.

Job Description & Person Specification

If you would like an informal chat about this exciting opportunity, please contact Caroline Harbour, Environmental Health, Housing & Community Services Group Manager on 0116 2727543 or John Richardson, Strategic Director on 0116 2727550.

This position will initially, in line with current government guidance be based from home.  If and when government guidelines change the role is likely to  revert to being office based for some of the time.

Benefits of working with us include a local government pension scheme, exciting career opportunities, flexible working including a flexi-time scheme and out of town offices with free car parking and cycle bays. To find out more, click on the link below Employee benefits

Blaby District Council want their workforce to reflect the make up the community we serve, and we therefore welcome applications irrespective of gender, ethnic origin, religion, belief, sexual orientation, age or disability. 

To apply for this exciting opportunity, please select the 'apply online' button below.

Should you have any technical issues when applying, or for general enquiries, please contact the Human Resources team at

Closing date: 16th August 2021

Interview date: 25th & 26th August 2021          

Please note: If you are a disabled applicant and you meet all of the essential criteria of the Job Description and Person Specification you will be guaranteed an interview under the Disability Confident Scheme. You just need to let us know on the application form. Please note, there may be occasions where it may not be appropriate to interview all applicants under this scheme, this may be due to high number of applications or seasonal high peak times, however the recruiting manager will select the applicant who best meets the essential criteria of the job profile.


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