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Environmental Health Practitioner – Food and Safety Team

Croydon Council
£33,291 - £39,774
Closing date
24 Jun 2022

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Environmental Health Practitioner – Food and Safety Team

Grade 10 (£33291 - £39,774) Full Time Fixed Term until March 2023

The Food and Safety team are looking to recruit a full time Environmental Health Practitioner for a fixed term until the end of March 2023.  The post holder will be required to undertake a wide range of duties to verify that food businesses and other commercial operations within the borough are meeting the correct food hygiene and health and safety standards. 

The successful candidate will carry out risk based food hygiene and food standard inspections, food hygiene or health and safety checks at public events, as well involvement in reactive investigations in relation to hygiene, infectious diseases and accidents.  There may also be the opportunity for involvement in project work across all disciplines

As a minimum you must have recent experience of completing food hygiene inspections within a local government setting, you must have registration with EHRB or equivalent and be able to demonstrate competency in line with the FSA Code of Practice.

You will hold a full driving licence and be able to provide your own car.  You may be required to work some evenings, weekends and on a flexible basis.

Closing date: 24 June 2022

Please note if you are an existing employee of the council this opportunity would only be open to you on a secondment basis and you must have your current manager’s approval prior to submitting an application.

Croydon Council is an inclusive employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. Subject to business needs, we will be pleased to consider applications from candidates seeking flexible working arrangements and support hybrid working, whereby staff attend the workplace for part of their working week and work from home, or elsewhere, remotely for the rest of the time.

As users of the disability confident scheme, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the advertised role.

Croydon council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expects all staff to share this commitment.


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