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Senior Environmental Health Officer

Conwy County Borough Council
£37,890 - £40,876
Closing date
3 Feb 2022

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Senior Environmental Health Officer

Job Reference: REQ004368

Service: Regulatory & Housing Services

Section: Public Protection

Location: Coed Pella, Colwyn Bay

Salary: G09 £37,890 - £40,876 per annum

Hours and Basis: 37 hours per week, permanent

Welsh Language Skills: The ability to communicate in Welsh is desirable for this post.

Manager details for informal discussion regarding the post:

Victoria Stevenson, Principal Environmental Health Officer, 01492 575218,

Conwy is a progressive county creating opportunity, situated at the centre of North Wales in an area of natural beauty, with outstanding mountains and coastline. It is well connected and served by the A55.

We want the right people to join our Food and Health & Safety team to undertake a range of work including Food Safety and Standards as well as Health and Safety and Animal Licensing.

You will need to be enthusiastic, motivated and diligent. With a large and diverse number of food and other businesses in the county of all types and risks, including manufacturers, there is a diverse workload.  Work will include inspections, dealing with complaints, sampling, projects and promotion as well as appropriate enforcement.

You will have excellent interpersonal skills and be a great team player. You will need a full UK driving licence and access to a car while at work.

Applicants will have a Degree in Environmental Health or equivalent as well as a Certificate of Registration of the Environmental Health Registration Board (EHRB) or its equivalent.

Work life Balance

We promote and understand the importance of a positive and healthy work life balance. Employees working for us will benefit from 8 bank holidays per year and an attractive entitlement of;

•            On appointment                                                                                     25 days

•            After 5 years continuous service                             30 days

•            After 10 years continuous service                                         32 days

Part-time employees have annual leave and bank holidays calculated on a pro rata basis.

We also consider a range of flexible working options including:

•            Job sharing

•            Reduced hours and part time working

•            Term-time only contracts

•            Compressed hours

•            Flexi-time scheme

•            Family friendly & special leave policies

Local Government Pension Scheme

All employees are automatically opted into the Local Government Pension Scheme. More information can be found on:

Health & Wellbeing

Your health & wellbeing is important to us and we are committed to promoting a culture where the health and wellbeing of employees is supported. You will benefit from:

•            Occupational sick pay

•            Free access to round the clock Employee Assistance Program for advice and support

•            A comprehensive Attendance Management Policy to support and help individuals whilst at work, when sick and returning to work.

Conwy Rewards and Vectis Card

Conwy Rewards is a one stop shop for all of Conwy’s staff benefits including salary sacrifice cars from Tusker, Cycle to Work, cashback healthcare, long service awards, discounts plus much more.

You can save using online discounts, discounted gift vouchers, cashback and in store discounts with your Vectis Card. This includes high street shops, cinemas and restaurant discounts through to money of motoring, insurance, hotels and holidays.

How to apply

Conwy is committed to equality of opportunity and we welcome applications from all sections of our community. There is an option for disabled people to apply on different formats. Please contact the HR Team on 01492 576129 for further advice.

Candidates must complete our application form to be considered. CVs by themselves will not be accepted. If you have not received an interview invitation within three weeks of the closing date, you must assume that you have not been short listed for interview.

Conwy is committed to safeguarding. Qualifications and references will be verified.

Conwy County Borough Council is committed to its Welsh Language Standards. We welcome applications in both Welsh and English and application forms received in either Language will not be treated less favourably than each other.

In promoting Equal Opportunities, Conwy welcomes applicants from all sections of the community.  All Disabled applicants who meet the essential job requirements will be guaranteed an interview. The Council will provide appropriate additional work facilities for disabled applicants.

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