Food & Safety Team Leader

Employer
East Hampshire District Council
Location
Hampshire
Salary
£43,571 - £48,645
Closing date
5 Dec 2022

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Food & Safety Team Leader - EH0156

Grade 8 - £43,571 to £48,645 per annum

We are seeking a highly experienced, motivated and results driven individual to lead the Food & Safety team and deliver quality services to our residents and businesses. Possessing an extensive knowledge of the relevant legislation, codes of practice and guidance, you will ensure that the council undertakes and meets all relevant and associated obligations within food safety, health & safety and infectious disease control.

 

 

You will need a qualification in Environmental Health and in particular detailed knowledge and experience in the field of food safety in order to fulfil the Lead Food Officer role for the authority. Ideally you will also have experience in a supervisory role.

 

You should be committed to delivering excellent customer service and building and maintaining effective relationships with officers, members and other key stakeholders and partners to resolve problems effectively. Excellent communication, negotiation and mediation skills are essential. 

 

You will be able to demonstrate a track record of dealing with complex cases, contributing to business process improvement, and leading by example.  

 

In return for your hard work and contribution, we can offer you range of benefits including generous annual leave, flexi time, free parking, leisure centre discounts, membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme and more. Take a look at our website for the full range of benefits and support we offer our staff: https://www.easthants.gov.uk/benefits-working-ehdc 

 

To be successful at shortlisting you will need to very clearly state how you meet the essential criteria listed in the role profile.

 

For an informal discussion please contact Catherine Rayner, Environmental Health Manager on 01730 234306 or Sam Ings, Environment & Neighbourhoods Lead, on 01730 234334. 

 

The closing date for receipt of applications is 5thth December 2022. Interviews are likely to be held on 13th December. 

 

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if we receive sufficient applications for the role.

 

The council is an inclusive employer and appoints on merit. We are a Disability Confident Employer and have a Guaranteed Interview Scheme for Veterans.

 

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff members to share this commitment.

 

Prior consideration will be given to those on the redeployment register or at risk of redundancy at East Hampshire District Council and Havant Borough Council.

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