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Senior / Environmental Health Officer

Blaby District Council
£30,825 - £36,648 / £37,336 - £41,418
Closing date
17 Jun 2024

Job Details

Senior / Environmental Health Officer

Scale 5/6 £30,825 - £36,648 / £37,336 - £41,418 * (career graded)

plus Essential Car User Allowance

37 hours per week


Do you want a fresh challenge every day?

An opportunity has arisen for a Senior / Environmental Health Officer to work in our dynamic environmental health team. This exciting and stimulating role encompasses a variety of environmental health work including:

  • Proactive and reactive inspections for food hygiene and health & safety in a wide variety of businesses
  • Safety and noise controls at events
  • Investigation of food poisoning and infectious diseases
  • Inspection of beauty treatments premises
  • Private sector housing and statutory nuisance complaints
  • Supporting officers in other areas such as enviro-crime and public health

If you are already a generic EHO, or in a specialist role and want to broaden your horizons, then this could be exactly what you are looking for.

With a BSc in Environmental Health or equivalent, you will ideally also have at least 1 years’ experience of working in an environmental health role. However, applications from newly qualified officers will also be considered. Knowledge of current food hygiene legislation and supporting guidance is essential, even if you are not currently a food competent Officer.

For an informal conversation about the post, please contact Phil Fasham, Environmental Health Manager on 0116 272 7548.

* Salary dependent on qualifications and experience – see Job Description

Job Description & Person Specification

This position has a mixture of home, office and district 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 link below:

Employee benefits

Flexible working may be considered but is not guaranteed.

Where are we based?

The Main Council Offices are in Narborough in Leicestershire, just 3 miles from junction 21 of the M1, and not far from the centre of Leicester. The local train station is only a 5-minute walk away and there are regular bus links to and from the city centre. Click on the link for further information on where we are: How to find us

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

Should you have any technical issues when applying, please email the Human Resources team at

Closing date:            1pm, 17 June 2024

Interview date:          25 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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