Environmental Health Service Manager (Commercial & Environment)
North East Derbyshire District Council
Salary/Grade: £46,549 to £49,590 per annum / Grade 15
Location: Council Offices, Mill Lane, Wingerworth, Chesterfield (with hybrid and mobile working)
Job term: Full Time
Appointment type: Permanent
Hours: 37 hours per week
Closing Date: 10th February 2023
Are you an ambitious Environmental Health professional looking for both a fresh career challenge and a great quality of life?
An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced or aspiring Service Manager to join our professional and friendly team at Environmental Health in North East Derbyshire.
We are a modern and dynamic Joint Environmental Health Service serving the semirural district communities of Bolsover and North East Derbyshire. Employed by and based in North East Derbyshire, we work flexibly across both districts. The service has fully embraced hybrid and mobile working and is further investing in technology to fully support new ways of working.
The districts are an ideal place to live, work and visit and are situated between the Peak District National Park and Sherwood Forest with excellent access to the M1 motorway network and easy access to Sheffield, Derby and Nottingham.
You will bring experience and enthusiasm and highly developed people and leadership skills relevant to advising and supporting our Commercial, Environmental Enforcement, Environmental Protection and Licensing Teams.
You’ll have a proven track record of coaching, developing and managing professionals, creating a positive working culture, delivering projects and change, and challenging both yourself and others constructively to find new ways to make a real impact.
As one of two Environmental Health Service Managers reporting to the Joint Assistant Director, you will work alongside our Service Development Manager and Team Managers. With a genuine Council wide ‘One Team’ culture, together we help shape and contribute to high-quality service delivery across Bolsover and North East Derbyshire.
Following a review and significant additional investment in the joint service, our improvement programme is well developed and beginning to deliver results. We are continually challenging ourselves to develop new and innovative ways to improve the services that make a real difference to people’s daily lives and support our businesses.
We strongly believe in investing in our staff and supporting personal development. This opportunity would suit an ambitious individual seeking to gain service management and leadership experience relevant to future advancement into a Senior Management Team opportunity.
This is an exciting time to be joining a friendly service with ambition, passion and enthusiasm.
- Competitive salary
- Hybrid working arrangements with 6am to 11pm flexitime scheme .
- 29 days annual leave (rising to 30 days from 1 April 2023) with additional 5 days leave awarded after 5 years’ service, plus bank holidays and a Christmas closedown
- Car user allowance
- Fully funded professional fees
- Free parking at Council offices
- Generous local government pension scheme
- Discounted leisure services
If you are interested in this post, please apply using the online application on our dedicated webpage on Derbyshire Jobs at: Derbyshire - Jobs and Careers by clicking ‘Apply for this job’ and creating an account. You can save your progress and exit the application at any time, coming back to it at a later stage to complete and submit your application. Applications close midnight on 10th February 2023.
Please read the Guidance Notes provided before completing any application and please note that CV’s will not be accepted.
If you do not have internet access, you can request an offline application pack by contacting North East Derbyshire District Council Contact Centre on (01246) 231111 or emailing: Human.Resources@ne-derbyshire.gov.uk
We welcome applications from all sections of the community.
For further information
For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Ken Eastwood, Joint Assistant Director (Environmental Health), on (01246) 217851 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
If you have not received any communication within 4 weeks of the closing date, please assume you have been unsuccessful on this occasion, and we thank you for your interest in the job role.