Environmental Health Officer (Food & Health & Safety)

Chesterfield Borough Council
£34,723 - £36,298
Closing date
4 Jun 2023

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

Environmental Health Officer (Food & Health & Safety)

Reference: CBC23055
Salary details: £34,723 - £36,298 per year
Job term: Permanent
Appointment type: Full time
Hours: 37 hours per week
Location: Stonegravels depot
Department: Community Safety and Regulatory Services

Access the Job description in the link below:

CBC23055 - Job description and person specification

We are excited to recruit an experienced Environmental Health Officer / Practitioner to join our food and health and safety team.  This is a 37-hour contract to be worked generally Monday to Friday with some ad hoc weekend work. Applicants will require a recognised degree or diploma in Environmental Health or equivalent and a Certificate of Registration from the Environmental Health Registration Board.

Work areas include food safety, animal licensing, skin piercing registrations, health and safety, infectious disease control and public health work, which involves attending community events.

We are a small team and take pride in the work we deliver. The successful candidate will be qualified within environmental health and be driven to assist the team in delivering an excellent service within our communities.

You should possess excellent communication skills and have experience in managing a busy caseload with a strong track record of performance. The ability to offer accurate, concise technical advice is essential.

The successful candidate will be able to work on their own initiative and have excellent organisational skills.  Our officers have a passion to make a big difference to public health and business/consumer confidence in the Chesterfield borough.

You should be Food Safety Competent and able to meet the requirements listed in Chapter 3 of the Food Law Code of Practice (England) March 2021 for an ‘Authorised Officer.  You will be required to complete an appropriate competency assessment against the Food Standards Agency’s Competency Framework once in post.

We offer a competitive rate of £34,723 - £36,298 per annum, and you’ll enjoy an excellent range of benefits such as agile working, flexible working options and learning and development opportunities.

For an informal discussion about this post please contact Catherine Bromhall on 01246 959533 or for more information please view the attached job description and person specification attached.

How to apply

Interested candidates should initially apply with a CV and a covering letter stating the Job title, and clearly demonstrating suitability and experience for the role to HRJobs@chesterfield.gov.uk, no later than the closing date below.

You can use our template if you do not have your own CV by downloading it here.


Closing date: 04 June 2023
Provisional interview date: 19 June 2023


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