Environmental Health Officer - Fully Qualified.3470

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 02/01/2020 23:59
£32,029 - £35,934
Hours per week:
Job Category:
Environmental Health / Trading Standards / Licensing
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
West Hartford Fire Station and H.Q
Closing date:
2 Jan
Further Information

Northumberland County Council operates a huge range of services across one of the largest counties in the UK. Local Government’s ongoing challenges and the diversity of our residents means we have to work smarter. That’s why we want bold, creative and agile thinkers who can help us move forward and innovate.

For further information about working for Northumberland County Council, please click here: http://www.northumberland.gov.uk/working

The Service
The post is based within the Housing & Public Protection Service.

The role
An opportunity has arisen for a forward thinking qualified Environmental Health Officer to become part of the Housing & Public Protection Service’s Commercial Team. You will effectively implement and deliver planned food hygiene inspections, investigate infectious disease cases and outbreaks, respond to complaints, service requests and enquiries, taking necessary enforcement action to improve standards and protect public health. Experience with programmed and reactive Health & Safety work would be desirable. You will be an excellent team player and a competent individual used to dealing with complex routine and reactive case work. Excellent verbal and written communication skills including negotiation and presentation are essential.

We are offering:
A starting salary of £32,029 (scale £32,029 - £35,934)
Access to the Local Government Pension Scheme
A wide range of staff benefits including flexible working and a competitive annual leave provision.

Essential requirements: The successful candidate will possess a relevant qualification in Environmental Health to degree standard or equivalent, have an EHRB certificate of registration, and significant post qualification food safety experience with relevant CPD.

The post is based at Cramlington but involves travel throughout the County so you must be able to meet the transport requirements of the post.

For more information please find the job description here Applicants will be subject to a DBS check.

For further information about this vacancy, please contact Mark Mitchell (01670 623796 / mark.mitchell@northumberland.gov.uk) or Robert Graham (01670 623799 / robert.graham@northumberland.gov.uk) for an informal discussion.

Closing date: Thursday 2nd January 2020.

Please note
This job is closed for applications.