Environmental Protection Manager
Contract - Permanent
Hours - 37hrs
Salary - NJC Grade H3 £44,428 - £48,474 per annum
Closing Date - 5th March 2024 at 23.59
Blackpool is UK’s most popular holiday destination to a worldwide audience. The Public Protection Team is paramount to the towns success and plays a vital role in ensuring the Health and Safety of all our communities, visitors and guests. Blackpool is on an exciting journey with millions of pounds worth of investment into our town centre and promenade.
We are looking for an enthusiastic, suitably qualified Environmental Health Practitioner (EHP) to manage one of our Public Protection Teams.
The successful candidate will be the Environmental Protection Manager that sits within the wider Public Protection team, with a willing attitude who can support a culture of challenge, ownership, innovation, and improvement.
You will have excellent knowledge in 3 specialist areas as below. You will be resilient with the ability to adapt to the diverse role and functions you will lead on. In return the role is an exciting opportunity supporting the management of the team and will be influential in delivering Environmental Protection in Blackpool.
- Licensing including premises licences, animal welfare and public health
- Environmental Protection
- Pollution Prevention and Control
You will have significant post qualification experience in UK Environmental Health inspection and enforcement, and be an excellent communicator and be able to effectively supervise, support, motivate and inspire a team as well as manage your own workload to deadline.
Key duties for the role are to act as a subject lead and provide advice, interpretation, guidance, on environmental protection and to disseminate this information to staff and members, and to oversee the day to day delivery of the animal enforcement team alongside the environmental protection team. You will work alongside the other public protection manager to deliver a safe, legal and high quality public protection service.
You must have a full driving licence.
- Great leadership, culture and working environment. We take your wellbeing seriously and provide some fantastic training opportunities.
- Our hybrid working provides you with some great flexible working opportunities, in line with the council’s needs.
- 28 days annual leave rising to 31 days after 10 years continuous service
- Up to 12 days Flexi Leave per year once accrued (1 days allowed per calendar month) 10 bank holidays
This post meets the requirements of the Public Services Network (PSN) and therefore will require a Basic Criminal Record Check.
For an informal chat about the post please email Jennifer Clayton, Head of Public Protection and Enforcement, Jennifer.Clayton@blackpool.gov.uk
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We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children/vulnerable adults. This post is subject to satisfactory reference history of at least two years, Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) check, medical clearance, evidence of any essential qualifications and proof of Right to Work in the UK in accordance with the Asylum and Immigration Act 1996.
This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act and amendments to the exemptions order, which mean that certain offences are ‘protected’ and do not need to be disclosed, guidance on the "filtering" of offences can be found at New filtering rules for DBS certificates (from 28 November 2020 onwards) - GOV.UK (www.gov.uk)