Commercial Environmental Health Team Leader

Employer
West Suffolk Council
Location
Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk
Salary
Starting salary £44,428 - £49,498 per annum plus excellent employee benefits package
Closing date
23 Feb 2024

About the role:

You will lead the Commercial Environmental Services team playing a key role in shaping and delivering our exciting agenda. You will be responsible for the day-to-day supervision and management of the Commercial Environmental Health team, who are primarily responsible for food safety and workplace safety.

In this role, we are seeking a leader who will be focused on developing and motivating staff, creating a positive can-do culture, and ensuring we put the customer at the centre of our services.

What you will need:

We have a friendly, experienced team and are looking for a passionate and experienced Officer with excellent communication skills. We welcome applications from existing managers looking for a change in direction or candidates with supervisory experience looking to develop into a managerial role.

Applicants must also hold an Environmental Health Registration Board certificate (EHRB certificate) or be a Registered or Chartered Environmental Health Practitioner as defined by the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health registration pathways as an essential requirement.

West Suffolk Council operate a tablet-based inspection system for food hygiene inspections, for which training will be provided. Site visits are required in a large rural area and so the suitable candidate will need to hold a current driving licence and/or have the ability to travel around West Suffolk. 

Our benefits include:

  • annual leave entitlement of 25 days per annum (pro rata if part time) plus bank holidays, increasing to 29 days plus bank holidays after 5 years’ service (with an option to buy up to an additional 10 days annual leave each year subject to approval)
  • a generous pension scheme (LGPS) including life assurance (a payment of three times your annual salary)
  • flexible working options to enable work/life balance
  • agile working (ability to work in the office and from home) with work being an activity we do, not a place we go
  • payment of one annual professional membership fee
  • access to a unique employee benefits package which includes discounts and cashback on supermarkets, high street shops, holidays, mobile phones, electrical goods, savings and loan schemes and many other products and services
  • Salary sacrifice benefits including Cycle to Work scheme, Tusker Leased Car Scheme and SmartTech (buy the latest tech products interest free and spread the cost over your salary).
  • Rail and bus staff discounts
  • a range of Health and Wellbeing initiatives including an employee assistance programme
  • discounted membership at Abbeycroft Leisure centres
  • a culture of learning inspiring staff to focus on continuous learning
  • Modern office accommodation

For more information:

For an informal discussion and further information please contact Christian Moore (Food, Safety & Licensing Manager) on 01284 757042 or email Christian.moore@westsuffolk.gov.uk

There is no closing date for this post, and we will evaluate candidates upon receipt of application. Therefore, please apply without delay.

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