Barnsley Council are seeking an Environmental Health Officer, Health and Safety to join the team based in Barnsley. You will be working on a permanent basis (Job Share 18.5 hours per week) and in return, you will receive a competitive salary of career grade £36,648 to £39,186 / £40,221 to £43,421 pro rata (job share post).
Regulatory Services at Barnsley protect the health, safety and well-being of those who live, work in and visit the borough, enabling local businesses to comply with their regulatory responsibilities. That’s where you come in, as an Environmental Health Officer in the Health and Safety team. You will primarily be involved in working on health and safety related work including targeted inspections, complaints and accident investigations.
Creativity, ambition and a focus on people. That’s what matters at Barnsley Council. Our award-winning council is on an exciting journey of change. It’s all about putting local people at the heart of everything, listening to and doing good for our communities. We’re now more innovative, more efficient and provide better value for money. The changes are clear to see - from new businesses and jobs, to improving school results and to museums being recognised for their community engagement.
Shape a better future with us
We’d like you to be part of our success and help us take change further. Join us on our journey to a brighter future. By working together, with each other and with our communities, we can take pride in improving lives. Let’s make a better Barnsley for everyone.
Your role in our journey
The post is a job share post (18.5 hours, 2 and a half days a week) within our Health and Safety team. You will primarily specialise in the area of health and safety, but will be working as a member of a wider team covering health and safety and food hygiene and you may be required to carry out other duties in the team where appropriate.
What you’ll need
You will need a level 6 specialist degree in Environmental Health and the Certificate of Registration with the Environmental Health Registration Board.
A recognised qualification relevant to the work of the team, will unlock higher level positions dependent on your relevant professional experience. Knowledge of regulatory services and health and safety legislation is essential. Whatever level you join us at, you will also bring to the role a commitment to work flexibly, and an appetite for engaging in continuous training and professional development in this rewarding field of work.
A lot to look forward to
Here at Barnsley, we live and work by four important values: honesty, teamwork, excellent service, and taking pride in what we do. As part of our team, you can be sure we’ll do all we can to support you in being truly excellent. You see, we prioritise learning and enabling you to achieve your potential. So we’ve created a development process that lets you grow in the way that suits you - whether that’s training to be a leader, or learning flexibly online. That’s one of the reasons why you’ll find your career here inspiring and rewarding.
Closing date: 1st December 2023
If you think this role is for you then we would very much welcome your application, apply now to become our Environmental Health Officer.