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Food & Safety Officer

  • Employer: Tunbridge Wells Borough Council
  • Reference: HHE/21/164106
  • Published: Wed 08/09/2021, 15:15 PM
  • Closing on: Sun 26/09/2021, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Salary: £29,260 per annum (Starting point)
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Maidstone , Sittingbourne - Swale House, Kent

Do you thrive in a fast-paced environment?  Are you ready for a new challenge?

If so, read on……

We are looking for a forward-thinking dynamic officer to join our Food and Safety Team which sits within the well-established Mid Kent Environmental Health partnership. The successful candidate will be fully qualified to undertake Food Hygiene official controls and any experience in health and safety would be desirable. 

You will predominately work across two of the partnership areas (Swale & Maidstone) investigating complaints, undertaking inspections of a diverse range of premises, and carrying out investigations in line with regulatory requirements.  You will be a strong team player with a positive outlook and excellent communication and IT skills within the work setting and wider community.

In taking on this varied role you will deliver services to make our boroughs a safer place to work, live and visit and you will help maintain a level playing field across the partnership in which businesses can flourish.

In return, you can expect to work as part of a large, friendly, experienced, and supportive team, have access to quality training and develop your own fields of interest.  You will be supported by a strong outward looking leadership team who can, and do, draw upon a wide range of professional and specialist support to ensure excellence across the partnership.

This is a fantastic opportunity for career minded individuals to take on pro-active roles, which will expand and develop their skills within a high performing local authority.

Additional benefits for this post include 24 days annual leave (increasing to 27 days after 5 years continuous Local Government service), plus an additional day in December. Membership of the Local Government (CARE – Career Average (Revalued Earnings) Pension Scheme, the opportunity to work flexibly (including working from home), as well as invaluable training opportunities for continuing professional development. Take a look here at the additional benefits that we offer.

A detailed list of responsibilities and person criteria for the role can be viewed in the Job Description and Person Specification below. For an informal discussion about this post, please contact Annmarie Goodwin, Food and Safety Team Leader, Sittingbourne on 01622 602878 or Annmarie.goodwin@midkent.gov.uk

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Closing Date:            26 September 2021  

Interview Date:        5 October 2021                                 

Downloads

  • Person Specification
  • Job Description

How to Apply

We only accept online applications. If you require access to a computer and/or the internet, you can use our facilities free of charge at the Tunbridge Wells Borough Council Gateway. Please call ahead to book an appointment Tel. 01892 526121.

Please follow the link below to submit your application.

Equal Opportunities 

Tunbridge Wells – Working for Equality. We welcome applications from all sections of the community.

Safeguarding

The Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults, and expects all employee and volunteers to share this commitment.

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  • Employer: Tunbridge Wells Borough Council
  • Reference: HHE/21/164106
  • Published: Wed 08/09/2021, 15:15 PM
  • Closing on: Sun 26/09/2021, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Salary: £29,260 per annum (Starting point)
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Maidstone , Sittingbourne - Swale House, Kent

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