Environmental Health Team Assistant
Scale 2 (£18,426 - £19,171)
Permanent – 37 hrs per week
We are looking for an enthusiastic, self-motivated person who will help organise our busy office and act as the first point of contact for new and existing environmental health enquiries and cases.
The environmental health department has a broad and interesting remit which incorporates a variety of work areas including health and safety, food safety, public health, statutory nuisance complaints, envirocrime, mobile homes and housing issues.
The successful candidate will be responsible for answering the telephone, responding to basic and sometimes complex customer enquiries, liaising with our partner organisations, minute-taking, updating databases, generating statistical reports and assisting officers with investigations and project work.
You will ideally have a good understanding of Microsoft Office applications and familiarity with databases.
The post offers an exciting and satisfying opportunity for candidates who possess strong interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to learn quickly and to work well under pressure.
Experience working in a customer focussed environment with a good telephone manner and excellent organisational skills would be advantageous.
If you would like an informal discussion about this opportunity, please contact Caroline Harbour, Environmental Health Manager on 0116 272 7543.
Please note: If you are a disabled applicant and you meet all of the essential criteria of the Job Description and Person Specification you will be guaranteed an interview. You just need to let us know on the application form.
Benefits of working with us include a local government pension scheme, 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
Where are we based?
The Main Council Offices are in a lovely little village called Narborough in Leicestershire which is just 3 miles from the M1, junction 21 and not far from the centre of Leicester. The local train station is only a 5 minutes walk away and there are regular bus links to and from the city centre.
Blaby District Council want their workforce to reflect the make up the community we serve, and we therefore welcome applications irrespective of gender, ethnic origin, religion, belief, sexual orientation, age or disability.
Should you have any technical issues when applying, please call the Human Resources team on 0116 2727517 or email email@example.com
Closing date: Midnight 2nd July 2020
Interview date: TBC