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Environmental Health Practitioner

Mendip District Council
£29,841 - £34,136 plus MFS £2,500
Closing date
24 Aug 2022

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Food Safety, Health and Safety
EH Practitioner
Contract Type
Full Time

Mendip District Council

Environmental Health Practitioner

Salary £29,841 - £34,136 plus MFS £2,500 pa

Full Time, Permanent Contract (Flexible Working)

Shepton Mallet, Somerset, BA4 5BT

We are looking for a bright and enthusiastic, motivated person to join our Community Health Service. This is a great opportunity for a team player to make a real difference to protecting public health and improving the wellbeing of the residents of Mendip. 

You will be required to inspect, raise awareness and enforce Environmental Health & Licensing legislation in all premises as necessary, but in particular undertake programmed food hygiene, health & safety and public safety inspections and investigations.  You will need to be empathetic and supportive but also demonstrate a robust approach to enforcement when required. You will be a clear and accurate record keeper and use your knowledge and intuition to influence ensuring compliance.   

You must:

  • Compliant as Authorised Officer as defined by FSA Code of Practice Competency Framework with recent food hygiene experience
  • Have excellent interpersonal and organisational skills
  • Be able to deliver high quality customer service
  • Be confident in working with businesses, partners and colleagues  
  • Be a confident team player

Mendip District Council is an innovative authority set in the Mendip Hills of Somerset. The council offices are modern with good facilities and to complement this we offer flexible and remote working.

This is a politically restricted post.

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Marietta Gill on (01749) 341641.

Apply online:

Closing date for applications is 24th August 2022

Interviews to be held on 31st August 2022.


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