Uniquely placed and internationally connected, Ashford is already home to some of the fastest growth and most innovative development in the country. Residents and visitors benefit from outstanding leisure activities and a growing cultural offer, together with a necklace of charming villages and beautiful countryside. Not only is Ashford a great place for people and for business, it’s also a great place to build a career.
We are looking for a looking for an Environmental Health Officer / Practitioner to work in the Food and Health & Safety team. You will undertake pro-active interventions; investigate and respond to complaints and enquiries and support or lead Food Hygiene training where possible. Although there are lead roles, you would be expected to work across all aspects of the team’s work which includes Food Hygiene, Infectious Disease control, Health and Safety (including internal), Public Health, Licensing of Activities involving Animals and work associated with registrations and enquiries for the Beauty Sector as well as Private Water Supplies.
We want the right individual to join our small but busy team to help make a real difference to the residents of Ashford. We are looking for an officer who is flexible over the duties they are assigned, who is keen to develop and enjoys working and being part of a team.
This role will make an important contribution towards tackling the challenges posed by Covid-19, and you will be expected to actively engage with businesses to support and provide advice.
You will be working in a highly respected team. Self-motivation, professionalism, commitment and enthusiasm are essential.
You will need a full UK driving licence and access to a car while at work.
You will have an MSc, degree or diploma in Environmental Health and hold (or be working towards) an EHRB certificate of Registration.
As part of our competitive remuneration package, we offer a pension scheme, generous annual leave, relocation package, flexible working and opportunities for training and development
For an informal discussion please contact Linda Golightly, Team Leader, Food and Health & Safety on 01233 330594 or Natalie Pearce, Community Safety and Wellbeing Manager on 01233 330304
Closing Date: 26.10.2020
To view a Job Description and to apply please visit the jobs page of our website and complete an application form.