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Graduate Trainee Food and Safety Officer

East Suffolk Council
£36,648 + essential car user allowance
Closing date
8 Apr 2024

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Food Safety
Technical / Scientific
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Details

East Suffolk Council - Lowestoft NR33 0EQ or Woodbridge IP12 1RT

Graduate Trainee Food and Safety Officer

  • £36,648 per annum, plus essential car user allowance
  • 37 hours per week
  • Fixed Term Contract for 12 months
  • Closing date: 9am, Monday 8 April 2024.
  • Reference: 14527

East Suffolk Council is an exciting place to work, delivering essential local services and making a real difference to a quarter of a million people across East Suffolk.

We currently have an opportunity to join East Suffolk Council's Food and Safety Team as a Graduate Trainee Food and Safety Officer.

The role

Your role will be to complete the EHP Portfolio and Professional discussion within the 12-month contract. You will also be expected to deliver a wide range of regulatory and advisory activities covering occupational health and safety, food safety, infectious disease control, skin piercing registration and port health, at a level appropriate to your qualifications, experience and competence and having regard to codes of practice and associated guidance. 

What you will need

We are looking for someone who holds an accredited qualification in Environmental Health who wishes to become a Registered Environmental Health Practitioner (EHP) accredited by the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health.

If you are an excellent team player, who is enthusiastic, self-motivated and passionate about delivering high quality customer service, along with a good eye for detail and committed to delivering continuous improvement in processes and practices then we would love to hear from you. 

Why work for us?

East Suffolk Council is a great place to work and there are lots of benefits our employees can access.

Here are some of the main benefits: 

  • Generous leave entitlement (equivalent to 25 days a year, increasing to 31 days after 5 years’ service, plus bank holidays) 
  • Local government pension scheme 
  • Flexible working arrangements 
  • Learning and development tailored to your role 
  • A wide variety of staff support networks including access to health and wellbeing initiatives and programmes. 
  • Discounts on mobile phones, computers, holiday and travel, fashion and clothing, health and beauty and many other products and services. 

The majority of our teams are working in an agile way, with a mixture of home and office working, depending on individual preferences and service requirements. If you wish to discuss how that might impact your working arrangements if you were the successful candidate, please contact the recruiting manager listed at the bottom of this advert.

To find out more

For an informal discussion regarding this post, please contact V Johnston by calling  07770 583246 or Andrew Robinson by calling 07570 962374.

How to apply

To apply and for further details, please visit:

Closing date: 9 am, Monday 8 April 2024.

Interviews: Week commencing 15 April 2024.




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