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Senior/Environmental Health Officer

Blackburn with Darwen Borough Council
Grade G - H, SCP 24 - 33, £31,099.00 - £39,493.00 per annum
Closing date
4 Jun 2023

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

Job Details

Department: Place, Public Protection

Terms and Conditions: Permanent 37 hours per week. One role is available with the candidate appointed into the role dependent upon their qualifications and experience. 

Interview Date: 15th June 2023

Role available: Senior Environmental Health Officer / Environmental Health Officer – Business Compliance (Food Safety and Health & Safety)


Are you committed to protecting people’s health and looking for a move to a job where you can make a difference? If you are, read on.

Blackburn with Darwen Borough Council is a busy unitary authority in east Lancashire. Blackburn and Darwen are vibrant towns surrounded by beautiful countryside and within easy reach of Manchester, Leeds, Liverpool and Preston, the Yorkshire Dales and the Lake District.

The Council has been a unitary authority for 25 years and has a multi-disciplinary Public Protection and Environmental Health Service, which is known for its can-do attitude and problem solving approach to achieving compliance.

This rare and exciting opportunity is for a highly organised and enthusiastic individual to join our friendly and supportive Business Compliance team. The Team deals with food hygiene, food standards, health and safety at work, infectious disease control and our healthier catering award, Recipe 4 Health.  You will be, or working towards being, a Chartered/Registered Environmental Health Practitioner or hold the Higher Certificate of Food Premises Inspection.

Our ideal candidate will have a good knowledge and experience of the full range of food and health & safety legislation, and practical experience in enforcing it. The vacancy is for one post with appointment to the appropriate role, depending on the successful candidate’s background and experience. There are different job specifications dependant on the level.

We pride ourselves in offering a friendly, supportive and flexible working environment, with a competitive salary, generous annual leave entitlement, training opportunities, Local Government Pension Scheme and other benefits.


For an informal conversation about the role please contact Frank Mallon or Denise Andrews on 01254 585585 or email or


In addition to your CV, please include supporting information which evidences how you meet the criteria detailed on the key requirements document.


Company info
Public Protection & Environmental Health
Davyfield Depot
Roman Road Industrial Estate

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