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Environmental Health Officer

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  • Sector:

    Housing & Local Authority

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  • Salary:

    Up to £50.00 per hour

  • Contact:

    Jordan Richards

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  • Published:

    24 days ago

  • Duration:

    9 months

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Environmental Health Officer

Akton Recruitment has a vacancy for an Environmental Health Officer


* Undertake routine inspections and visits to enforce relevant food hygiene, health and safety, animal welfare and infectious disease legislation.
* Investigate food poisoning cases/outbreaks, accident investigations and respond to service requests.
* Enforce food hygiene legislation in a broad range of food processing businesses including approved premises.
* Prepare notices, legal documents, witness statements, and any other correspondence required during your investigations and as and when necessary to support to the Operations Manager and the Commercial Team.
* Provide specialist advice to the planning and licensing teams and investigate complaints about nuisance from commercial premises.
* Represent the service at meetings, in court, tribunals and inquiries
* Provide information to respond to Have Your Requests and requests made under the Freedom of Information Act.
* Attend training courses to maintain your continued professional development and to maintain competence as required by Section 20 of the Health & Safety at Work etc Act and the Food Standard Agency's Food Law Code of Practice.
* Develop the City Council's commitment to equal opportunities and to promote non-discriminatory practices in all aspects of work undertaken.

It must be understood that every employee has a responsibility to ensure that their work complies with all statutory requirements with Standing Orders and Financial Regulations of the City Council and to ensure that all work functions are undertaken in accordance with health and safety legislation, codes of practice and the City Council's safety plan.

This job description is not intended to be either prescriptive or exhaustive. It is issued as a framework to outline the main areas of responsibility.