Trainee Environmental Health Officer- Temporary Maternity Cover

The Town Hall, King Edward Place, Burton Upon Trent, DE14 2EB
£18,795 to £21,166 PER ANNUM
14 May 2019
02 Jun 2019
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Contract Type
Fixed Term Contract
Working Pattern
East Staffordshire Borough Council has a vacancy for a Trainee Environmental Health Officer who is looking to join our busy Environmental Health team. This is a temporary position for up to 52 weeks and will enable the successful candidate to gain practical experience to fulfil the requirements of the Experiential Learning Portfolio or Portfolio of Professional Practice.

The role involves work shadowing qualified officers in the delivery of day to day environmental health services along with the inspection of premises and investigation of complaints in relation to Food Safety, Housing and Health and Safety commensurate with the experience of the successful candidate.

You must have practical experience in Food, Housing or Health and Safety and hold a Bsc/Msc in Environmental Health or equivalent.

You will need to be highly motivated and able to work both independently and as part of a team.

We are looking for an individual who can demonstrate an ability to give advice and assistance to other members of staff/service areas within the scope of environmental health and an ability to interact effectively with the public, local communities, local stakeholders other agencies and public bodies, difficult people and situations.

You must be able to work both autonomously and as part of a team. You should posses excellent written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to analyse and interpret legislation and enforce it in a balanced way. The successful applicant should also possess the ability to build effective relationships with internal and external stakeholders at all levels.

In addition to a competitive salary, we offer flexible working hours.

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