Regulatory Compliance Officer – Apprentice

Regulatory Compliance Officer – Apprentice (M438)

2 year fixed term contract.

Full time – 37 hours per week, working hours will vary dependent on the teaching programme but will be full time when not required to be at College/University i.e. non-taught days and academic holidays.

Grade/Salary           Year 1 – NMW for age group

                                Year 2 to completion – Grade A SCP 1 £18,333 per annum (£9.50 per hour)

About the role

At Charnwood Borough Council our Apprenticeship scheme provides the opportunity to develop an interesting and rewarding career, by providing excellent training opportunities and personal development.  We offer a competitive salary whilst providing a great opportunity to gain vital work experience and a nationally recognised qualification. The successful candidate will be fully supported and mentored throughout the apprenticeship and be given protected time to complete the course work.

Working in our innovative Regulatory Services Team, the apprenticeship will provide the opportunity to learn different aspects of food safety and health and safety work such as inspection, food borne illness investigations, business advice, and project work.  You will also be providing support and assistance to Pest Control, Street Management, Licensing and the Environmental Protection teams. 

This is an exciting and varied role offering the chance to develop within this specialist area whilst being provided with all of the knowledge and training required to be successful. The work undertaken will reinforce the learning, providing evidence-based experiences to support the Regulatory Compliance Officer Level 4 qualification. The successful candidate will also be required to enrol on the Higher Certificate for Food Control. This is a 2 year training course and this additional qualification will provide you with the competency required to enable you to carry out food hygiene inspections. 

The successful candidate must have a minimum of five GCSEs grade A to C, or equivalent including Maths and English or ability to work towards functional skills.

The apprenticeship requires a candidate who is committed and willing to learn, can demonstrate a professional and friendly approach to customers, has strong written and verbal communication skills and is able to cope with the academic demands of the study required for this role.  The successful candidate must be able to travel throughout the borough to attend site visits as required by the role.

Additional Information

The job advert closes 18th May 2022.

Interviews will take place on week commencing 13th June 2022

We operate agile working and arrangements can be made subject to the demands of the service.  The role is based at the Council Offices, Southfield Road, Loughborough, Leicestershire, LE11 2TX.  You will benefit from 22 days annual leave and the opportunity to join the local government pension.

Charnwood Borough Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  We want to be an inclusive and diverse employer of first choice reflecting the community we serve and particularly welcome applications from all underrepresented groups.

Contact Details

For an informal discussion contact Nadine Buckland or Vicky Spanovic on 01509 634633 / 634635 or by e-mail at

To apply, please visit

We look forward to receiving your application.

No C.V’s or agencies please. 









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