Environmental Health Manager
Scale 8 £41,881 - £44,863 per annum
37 hours per week
Blaby District Council is a small but progressive local authority situated in South West Leicestershire.
We are looking to recruit a highly motivated and ambitious Environmental Health Manager to develop and manage the service. The Environmental Health Team provides services relating Public Health, Private Sector Housing, Food Safety, Health & Safety, Infectious Diseases, Environmental Protection, Noise, Public Health, Enviro-crime, Empty Homes and Community Protection.
Working with the Environmental Health, Housing & Community Services Group Manager, you will help to shape and focus the provision of existing and new services that are really important to our communities and customers, in the most cost effective way possible.
You will play a leading role in investing in our people and streamlining the systems they use, securing appropriate technology to ensure that they are well supported.
You will empower them to be self-sufficient, to make decisions at a local level, and to use professional and technical expertise in a flexible way, where it most matters, without being tied to the traditional limitations of the office environment.
The key dimensions of the role are:
- To drive the team to provide an outstanding customer experience.
- To assist in service transformation, innovation and cultural change.
- To ensure that the team responds to Council, community and customer needs efficiently and effectively.
If you would like an informal chat about this exciting opportunity, please contact Caroline Harbour, Environmental Health, Housing & Community Services Group Manager on 0116 2727543 or John Richardson, Strategic Director on 0116 2727550.
This position will initially, in line with current government guidance be based from home and this is likely to be the case for the foreseeable future. If and when government guidelines change the role may revert to being office based for some of the time.
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
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.
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Closing date: 16th August 2021
Interview date: 25th & 26th August 2021
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 under the Disability Confident Scheme. You just need to let us know on the application form. Please note, there may be occasions where it may not be appropriate to interview all applicants under this scheme, this may be due to high number of applications or seasonal high peak times, however the recruiting manager will select the applicant who best meets the essential criteria of the job profile.