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Senior Environmental Health Officer (Food Safety/Health & Safety)

Ribble Valley Borough Council
£38,296 - £41,496
Closing date
19 Jun 2023

Senior Environmental Health Officer (Food Safety/Health & Safety)

Chief Executive’s Department

Reference No: CE184

PO2-5 (scp 32-35) £38,296 to £41,496 per annum

37 Hours Per Week

Ribble Valley Borough Council is located in the heart of Lancashire, the borough is made up of picturesque towns and villages with scenic countryside; it is also known as the food capital of the north. The majority of the borough is designated as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

We are looking for an enthusiastic, self-motivated and experienced Environmental Health Officer to be the lead officer for food law and workplace health and safety enforcement.

As part of a multi-disciplinary team you will be responsible for inspecting major food manufacturers, approved food premises and high-risk food premises. You will also assist in the management of infectious disease outbreaks and contribute to the response of major incidents, both local and national where appropriate.

You will lead and work within a small, busy team, supporting and supervising officers in the field.

Good IT skills, a full driving licence and access to a vehicle, as well as a flexible approach to working hours are also essential. If this sounds like your next role, please follow the link below for an application pack and to view the job description in more detail.

Join us to receive a host of benefits such as flexible working hours (flexitime scheme in operation with no core hours), generous leave entitlement, occupational pension scheme, job security, and training/development opportunities.

To apply

For an application pack, call 01200 414596 (24-hour answerphone), or email: and quote the reference number. Alternatively, the application form can be downloaded from our website

Closing date for applications: Monday 19th June 2023

Interviews will be held on: Wednesday 28th June 2023


Clitheroe Lancashire


Excellent pension scheme

Family-friendly, flexible working hours

Training and development

Job security

Disability Confident (sensible size)

We are an equal opportunity employer and applications are welcome from all minority groups


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