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Environmental Health Team Leader

Blaby District Council
£42,403 – £45,441
Closing date
17 Jun 2024

Job Details


Scale 7 £42,403 – £45,441 *

Plus Essential Car User Allowance

37 hours per week


Are you already a team leader or looking to take your first steps into Environmental Health management?

A new Environmental Health Team Leader post has been created in our dynamic environmental health team. Reporting to the Environmental Health Manager, this exciting and challenging role covers the day-to-day management of six officers and will support the operational delivery of our environmental functions including but not limited to food safety, statutory nuisance, private section housing enforcement and public health.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Ensure programmed inspections, service requests [JL1] and project work such as enforcement campaigns [JL2] are delivered within specified timescales
  • Motivating, mentoring and training of officers
  • Line management responsibility of the Environmental Health Officers and Technical Officers
  • Managing assigned budgets
  • Decision making on legal actions taken by other officers

Further details about the role can be found on the Job Description and Person Specification

We are looking for an individual that has a BSc in Environmental Health or equivalent and at least 3 years’ experience of working in an environmental health role. Knowledge and experience of current food hygiene legislation and food competency is essential.

To find out more about the role and what it is like to work for us, please contact Phil Fasham, Environmental Health Manager on 0116 272 7548 for an informal discussion..

* Salary dependent on qualifications and experience – see job description

This position is a hybrid role with a combination of on-site/office and home working.

Benefits of working with us include a local government pension scheme, salary sacrifice AVC pension scheme, CIEH membership fees paid, exciting career opportunities, flexible working including a flexi-time scheme and out of town offices with free car parking and cycle bays. To find out more, click on the links below: Employee benefits

To apply for this role, please select the 'apply online' button below.

Should you have any technical issues when applying, please email

Closing date:                1pm, 17th June 2024

Interview date:             27th June 2024

Blaby District Council is committed to equality of opportunity for all, and we welcome applications from all diversities. We are committed to the employment and career development of disabled people and those in the Armed Forces, and therefore as a Disability Confident Employer and to show that we commit to the Armed Forces Covenant, we offer a Guaranteed Interview Scheme. Further information can be found on our jobs page.




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