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Senior Environmental Health Officers

Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council
West Midlands
£38,296 - £43,516
Closing date
3 Apr 2023

Job Details

Senior Environmental Health Officers

Location: Sandwell Council House, Freeth St, Oldbury B69 3DE / Home

Salary: £38,296-£43,516 Per Annum

Job Ref: SAND000007155

Contract: Full time/Perm

Following on from a service re-design and the creation of new posts, we have an exciting opportunity to recruit to 3 new Senior Environmental Health Officer posts within the Citizen and Consumer Protection Business and Consumer Team which includes Environmental Health, Trading Standards and General Licensing.  It's an exciting time to join Sandwell Council’s Environmental Health Team. Our service re-design is part of a forward-thinking review of our services to ensure that we are a team fit for the future.

About you

We are looking for chartered or EHRB registered Environmental Health Officers with significant experience in one or more of the disciplines covered in the team to join us as Senior Environmental Health Officers. Working alongside our recently promoted Seniors you will help shape the direction of our team, use your specialist knowledge and experience to lead on projects and to provide support to officers and assist the Team Managers with leading on the different disciplines.

Applications from professionals with equivalent qualifications to meet the competency requirements and experience are also welcomed.

You will need to have a minimum of 3 years' experience within either Food Safetyand Health and Safety or Statutory Nuisance, be open to new challenges, have excellent communication skills, be professional and an exemplar for Sandwell MBC andthe Environmental Health profession.

The team

The team is a busy, friendly, and professional team covering Food Safety, Health and Safety, Infectious Diseases, Industrial and Commercial Nuisance and Waste and Animal Welfare. Whilst most officers work within either Food Safety and Health and Safety, or within Commercial Nuisance, there is the opportunity to develop your skills and experience across disciplines and this will be supported and encouraged.

We are also keen to provide our officers with opportunities for further development and we support officers with further training and ensuring they can meet Continuous Professional Development.

Closing date: 21/03/23

For an informal discussion about these job opportunities please contact Liz Nembhard, Operations Manager –

Our Values; Trust, Unity and Progress make us unique, they define how we do things and are reflected in the way we behave. They are important to us, guiding and shaping our organisational culture. Our values are key to us achieving Sandwell’s Vision 2030 and also guide us when we recruit.

We reserve the right to close vacancies prior to their advertised date if we receive a large number of applications. Therefore, you are strongly advised to complete and return your application as soon as possible. When completing your application please refer to the supporting documents attached.

If you have a disability and require assistance in making an application, or have experienced a problem whilst applying for a position, please contact the Resourcing Team on 0121 569 3300 or via e-mail to:

Closing date: 3rd April 2023






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