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Environmental Health Officer (Food & Safety Team)

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Job ID:

1723526

Location:

Oxfordshire 

Salary:

£41,555.00 per annum
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Job Views:

2

Employment Type:

Full time

Posted:

12/10/2020

Closing Date:

09/11/2020
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Job Description:

Environmental Health Officer (Food & Safety Team)

This is an exciting opportunity to work in a busy and forward-looking food and safety team. We work with a wide range of businesses from town centre take-aways to Michelin restaurants, from rural artisan producers to approved manufacturers.

We are one of the highest performing authorities consistently achieving our objectives including national food inspection targets, customer satisfaction and enforcement activity. We also take advantage of technology such as the introduction of paperless mobile working including the use of tablets for inspections and developing our social media content. We also have increased responsibilities to ensure covid compliance of our businesses and assist investigation of Covid -19 outbreaks.

Environmental Health Officer Responsibilities:

• Undertake food hygiene and health and safety interventions in all risk categories and types of premises
• Investigate food complaints and complaints relating to food premises
• Investigate complaints relating to health and safety, including reportable accidents and dangerous occurrences
• Participation in the food sampling programme
• Investigate cases of food poisoning and other infectious diseases
• To assist in the development of primary authority partnerships and commercialisation of the service
• To deal with applications for skin piercing licences
• Arrange national assistance burials
• To assist with the delivery of training courses
• To help organise and participate in public health promotional campaigns
• To carry out duties in relation to the smoke-free requirements
• To assist with the development of operational policies and procedures for the food and safety team
• To undertake enforcement action as appropriate and in line with the councils' enforcement policy, including the service of notices and preparation of legal reports
• To represent the council at appropriate meetings, working parties or committees as directed
• Research, write and present detailed reports as required
• To work unsocial hours on occasion
• Participate in the out of hours service

Environmental Health Officer Requirements:

• Registration with the Environmental Health Registration Board
• Full driving licence
• Chartered Institute of Environmental Health accredited degree in Environmental Health (preferable)
• Full Membership of the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health• Experience of inspecting premises requiring in depth knowledge of legislation
• Experience of investigating complaints and service requests
• Comply with the competency requirements for Authorised Officers as detailed in the Food Law Code of Practice
• Ability to progress projects and enforcement cases in a timely manner
• Demonstrate ability to make and implement decisions
• Self-discipline, time management skills and self-motivation
• Proven excellent team working skills
• Strong analytical and problem solving skills
• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
• Competent user of Microsoft Office, e.g. Word, Excel, PowerPoint

About South Oxfordshire/Vale of White Horse District Council:

South Oxfordshire and Vale of White Horse District Councils are forward-thinking local authorities, based in one of the most attractive areas of the country. They are looking for a professional, competent and enthusiastic person who can communicate well at all levels. An excellent benefits package is on offer including annualised hours (flexible working) and a career average pension scheme.

Salary: Grade 6 £36,456 - £41,555

Job Type: Full Time, Fixed Term Contract (2 years)
Closing Date: Sunday 25 October 2020
Interview Date: Thurs 5th November 2020

Hours: 37 hours per week

Location: Milton Park, Oxfordshire

Benefits: Payment of 1 annual CIEH professional membership fees. A basic 24 days annual leave per annum, rising to 29 days after five years (you also have all the bank holidays to look forward to and time off between Christmas and New Year), Flexible working and annualised hours - a flexible approach to work that our employees love!, Salary pay awards - most jobs give scope for a pay increase after six months or the following April (depending on your start date) and we also review salaries each April, A generous career average pension scheme which includes life insurance of three times your salary, No car park costs as there's ample free parking available, The opportunity to purchase a bike through Cyclescheme (cheaper than directly through a store) so that you can cycle to work!, Various schemes to keep you healthy (reduced gym membership, free swims, wellbeing appointments, free eye tests for DSE users, after work sports clubs and more), We give you two days per year to volunteer within the local community

You may have experience or an interest in the following: Environmental Health Officer, Environmental Health, Health Enforcement, Public Health, Environmental Advisor, Environment Inspector, Environmental Enforcement Officer, Food Safety, Food Hygiene, Food Standards, etc
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Environmental Health Officer (Food & Safety Team)

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Job ID:

1723526

Location:

Oxfordshire 

Salary:

£41,555.00 per annum
col-narrow-right 

Job Views:

2

Employment Type:

Full time

Posted:

12/10/2020

Closing Date:

09/11/2020
col-wide 

Job Description:

Environmental Health Officer (Food & Safety Team)

This is an exciting opportunity to work in a busy and forward-looking food and safety team. We work with a wide range of businesses from town centre take-aways to Michelin restaurants, from rural artisan producers to approved manufacturers.

We are one of the highest performing authorities consistently achieving our objectives including national food inspection targets, customer satisfaction and enforcement activity. We also take advantage of technology such as the introduction of paperless mobile working including the use of tablets for inspections and developing our social media content. We also have increased responsibilities to ensure covid compliance of our businesses and assist investigation of Covid -19 outbreaks.

Environmental Health Officer Responsibilities:

• Undertake food hygiene and health and safety interventions in all risk categories and types of premises
• Investigate food complaints and complaints relating to food premises
• Investigate complaints relating to health and safety, including reportable accidents and dangerous occurrences
• Participation in the food sampling programme
• Investigate cases of food poisoning and other infectious diseases
• To assist in the development of primary authority partnerships and commercialisation of the service
• To deal with applications for skin piercing licences
• Arrange national assistance burials
• To assist with the delivery of training courses
• To help organise and participate in public health promotional campaigns
• To carry out duties in relation to the smoke-free requirements
• To assist with the development of operational policies and procedures for the food and safety team
• To undertake enforcement action as appropriate and in line with the councils' enforcement policy, including the service of notices and preparation of legal reports
• To represent the council at appropriate meetings, working parties or committees as directed
• Research, write and present detailed reports as required
• To work unsocial hours on occasion
• Participate in the out of hours service

Environmental Health Officer Requirements:

• Registration with the Environmental Health Registration Board
• Full driving licence
• Chartered Institute of Environmental Health accredited degree in Environmental Health (preferable)
• Full Membership of the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health• Experience of inspecting premises requiring in depth knowledge of legislation
• Experience of investigating complaints and service requests
• Comply with the competency requirements for Authorised Officers as detailed in the Food Law Code of Practice
• Ability to progress projects and enforcement cases in a timely manner
• Demonstrate ability to make and implement decisions
• Self-discipline, time management skills and self-motivation
• Proven excellent team working skills
• Strong analytical and problem solving skills
• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
• Competent user of Microsoft Office, e.g. Word, Excel, PowerPoint

About South Oxfordshire/Vale of White Horse District Council:

South Oxfordshire and Vale of White Horse District Councils are forward-thinking local authorities, based in one of the most attractive areas of the country. They are looking for a professional, competent and enthusiastic person who can communicate well at all levels. An excellent benefits package is on offer including annualised hours (flexible working) and a career average pension scheme.

Salary: Grade 6 £36,456 - £41,555

Job Type: Full Time, Fixed Term Contract (2 years)
Closing Date: Sunday 25 October 2020
Interview Date: Thurs 5th November 2020

Hours: 37 hours per week

Location: Milton Park, Oxfordshire

Benefits: Payment of 1 annual CIEH professional membership fees. A basic 24 days annual leave per annum, rising to 29 days after five years (you also have all the bank holidays to look forward to and time off between Christmas and New Year), Flexible working and annualised hours - a flexible approach to work that our employees love!, Salary pay awards - most jobs give scope for a pay increase after six months or the following April (depending on your start date) and we also review salaries each April, A generous career average pension scheme which includes life insurance of three times your salary, No car park costs as there's ample free parking available, The opportunity to purchase a bike through Cyclescheme (cheaper than directly through a store) so that you can cycle to work!, Various schemes to keep you healthy (reduced gym membership, free swims, wellbeing appointments, free eye tests for DSE users, after work sports clubs and more), We give you two days per year to volunteer within the local community

You may have experience or an interest in the following: Environmental Health Officer, Environmental Health, Health Enforcement, Public Health, Environmental Advisor, Environment Inspector, Environmental Enforcement Officer, Food Safety, Food Hygiene, Food Standards, etc