Environmental Health COVID-19 Officer

Tamworth, Staffordshire
£24,491 - £27,041 per annum
22 Jul 2021
15 Aug 2021
Contract Type
Full time temporary
Working Pattern





Covid-19 Officer


£24,491 - £27,041 per annum  


37 hours per week


Temporary contract until 31st March 2023

We require an enthusiastic EH Covid-19 Officer to join our busy Environmental Health service dealing with the local Covid-19 response.  You will provide a visible presence on the high street and more widely within the borough, helping local business and the public to understand and apply the latest COVID-19 guidelines.  You will also provide the first response to enquiries/complaints from concerned residents and the local business community.

You will need a good knowledge of the Covid Secure guidelines, although full training will be provided. You will also need excellent communication and customer service skills as you will spend most of the day interacting with businesses and members of the public.   An ability to solve problems will also be required along with strong negotiation and dispute resolution skills.

Within a small team it is essential that you have the ability to develop good working relationships with colleagues and be able to work well both within a team and on your own initiative.  You must have a flexible approach to work and be able to work well under pressure and manage your own workload.

The authority offers an excellent employment package with flexible working, a non-contributory health scheme, Local Government pension scheme and generous holiday entitlement. 

Appointment will be subject to satisfactory references, right to work in the UK check, and medical clearance.

For an informal discussion about the role please contact Gareth Harvey (Head of Environmental Health) on 01827 709437, or email Rachel Oakes (Environmental Health Officer) via rachel-oakes@tamworth.gov.uk.

For further information and to apply please visit https://recruitment.tamworth.gov.uk/.

If you have any queries about the recruitment process please contact recruitment@tamworth.gov.uk.

Closing date: 15th August 2021

Late applications and/or CVs will not be accepted.  Agencies need not apply. We welcome applications from all sectors of the community. This authority is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. DBS checks required for relevant posts.

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