View Vacancy -- Senior/Environmental Health Practitioner
About the role
The post holder will be required to undertake the diverse range of Food, Health and Safety Enforcement case work, including accident investigations, infection control, smoke free enforcement and more. You will also provide guidance, advice and educational programs to local businesses and voluntary services.
We are looking to appoint a highly motivated, flexibly and enthusiastic environmental health practitioner to join our Commercial Environmental Health Team. The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate a high level of technical knowledge, extensive experience and/or knowledge of dealing with the full range of commercial businesses from take-aways to restaurants, small retailers to large wholesalers/importers and small artisan producers to approved manufacturers and more.
In addition to having excellent organisational, communication and IT skills, the successful candidate will be capable of demonstrating initiative and an ability to work independently, with minimum supervision. They will also have excellent team working and time management skills.
Experience of dealing with massage and special treatment and/or smoke free/shisha establishments would be an advantage although not essential.
The post is suitable for newly qualified, applicants seeking flexible working and those returning from career break.
You will be joining an exciting and diverse London borough, and a Council that is committed to improving health outcomes for all residents. You will be working in the Council’s Commercial Environmental Health & Trading Standards team, within Regulatory Services.
Located in north London, Haringey Council is just inside the North Circular. With a population of approx. 250,000 residents, Haringey is an attractive place to live and work. It’s just 20 minutes from Kings Cross Station and 35 minutes from Liverpool Street Station.
Haringey Council is an Equal Opportunities employer.
How to apply
To apply please go to www.haringey.gov.uk/jobs where you can complete your application online. You can access the internet for free at all of Haringey’s libraries.
Closing Date: 4th October 2019
BSc/MSc or Diploma in Environmental Health (or equivalent)
Certificate of Registration with the Environmental Health Registration Board (EHRB)
Experience with commercial audits/inspections Minimum of 1-year experience
Evidence of competence in accordance with the Food Law Code of Practise
Please refer to job specification.
Essential Car Allowance + Free Parking
Generous annual leave
Favourable bank holidays and time off between Christmas and New Year
Suitable for full-time and part-time