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Manager of Environmental Health

Basildon Borough Council
Basildon, Essex
Band 12 (£61,884 to £65,820 per annum Inclusive of Fringe)
Closing date
2 Jun 2024

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General Environmental Health
Contract Type
Full Time

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Manager of Environmental Health

(All posts are subject to the NJC conditions of service)

The borough of Basildon is alive with opportunity and has the ingredients to be one of the most successful and desirable places in the South East. As the largest economy in the Thames Estuary outside London, we are incredibly proud of what we have achieved but we are never complacent. We are driving inclusive, sustainable growth to provide opportunity and prosperity for local people and businesses, access to quality homes, vibrant town  centres and an enhanced local environment.

Our Environmental Health teams play an important role in delivering our ambitions and the Manager of Environmental Health will provide leadership for the service.

We are looking for a qualified Environmental Health Practitioner, with significant previous experience across a range of Environmental Health activities, including leading and developing Environmental Health Services.  The service incorporates Environmental Protection, Private Sector Housing Enforcement, Licensing and Commercial teams and sits within our Communities and Environment Directorate.

You will provide strategic direction to the Environmental Health teams, ensuring the delivery of high quality and efficient services to our residents and businesses and supporting the delivery of the wider Corporate Plan.  You will be key to ensuring that the service is delivered efficiently and meets requirements in relation to the delivery of our statutory duties.  The role will report to the Assistant Director for Communities and Health as part of a wider Directorate Management Team.  

You must be able to demonstrate previous experience of leadership and management behaviours, particularly in relation to working in a complex and fast paced work environment. 

If you would like to be part of Basildon’s success, we look forward to receiving your application.

Please see attached the Job Description and Person Specification.

Please attach your CV and Covering letter detailing how you meet each of the requirements of the Person Specification, including providing suitable examples to support each of the competencies.

Please note:

Basildon Borough Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and adults, and expects all employees, contractors and volunteers to share its commitment to prevent abuse, harm or exploitation.

The Council applies a robust recruitment vetting process. If you are successful you will need to undergo a Pre-employment Vetting Procedure.

Please note, if you do not have access to a computer you could visit the Job Centre, Library or our own Customer Service Centre to apply.

Applicants with a hearing or speech impairment can contact us using the Text Relay Service. Dial 18001 followed by the full telephone number as above. Calls are charged at your telecommunications provider's standard rate.

If you have any queries regarding this or any of our roles, please contact Human Resources 01268 208242 or

Good Luck with Your Application.


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