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Environmental Health Officer/ Food Safety Officer

Oyster Partnership
£40 - £43 per hour
Closing date
22 Feb 2024

I am currently working with one of my Essex-based local authority clients in search of an Environmental Health / Food Safety Officer.

You will be working in the commercial team. Initially, you will be responsible for catching up with a backlog of 100 (CAT A - D) inspections + new businesses between now and to end of March. Afterward, you will be covering for a vacant position in the team. 

Note that a temp-to-perm opportunity can be arranged after the initial 3 - 6 months contract.

This client is very flexible on working arrangements, which include WFH, agile working, and weekend working.

Ideally, they are looking for a full-time (37 hours) candidate, but they are also open to part-time applicants (25 - 30 hours) as well. 

The rate is up to £43.00 per hour. Outside IR35 or umbrella payroll (FCSA accredited only). 


  • A minimum of 5 years of experience in a similar role is essential.
  • EHRB 
  • Degree in Environmental Health / Higher Certificate in Food Control / Food Inspection
  • Updated food competency framework
  • CPD (10 hours core in Food) 
  • Experience in local authority databases would be advantageous 

Interview dates TBC. 

If you are interested in this particular opportunity or are looking for your next contract, please get in touch via with your latest CV and a convenient time to have a chat. 

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