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Environmental Health Practitioner

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  • Sector:

    Building & Construction

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  • Salary:

    Up to £19.14 per hour

  • Contact:

    Jack Fellows

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  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Duration:

    3 Months

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Environmental Health Practitioner required for a fantastic contract based in Hertford

The Role

  • Carry out proactive and reactive activity for food hygiene, health & safety and environmental health licensing functions.
  • Take action in accordance with council policies and procedures and initiate legal proceedings as necessary.
  • Respond to and action requests for service in respect of all aspects of Environmental Health, within target times and in accordance with council procedures. Initiate statutory action where necessary.
  • Support other officers undertaking enforcement duties.
  • Carry out inspections of private sector housing and instigate any necessary action relating to HHSRS, overcrowding, multiple occupation and processing of housing grants.
  • Carry out investigations and controls in relation to infectious disease and food poisoning.
  • Examine planning applications, licenced premises applications and temporary event notifications and advise on their Environmental Health related implications and if appropriate, make recommendations for conditions.

The Requirements

  • Degree in Environmental Health or equivalent and qualified as an Environmental Health Officer and registered with the Environmental Health Registration Board (EHRB).
  • Job Specific Skills & Knowledge
  • Demonstrable experience of effectively having planned, prioritised and managed own work load.
  • Excellent IT skills, including Excel, Word and PowerPoint with the ability to quickly learn new packages as required.
  • Competent to carry out the core functions of the Job Description.
  • Evidence of practical implementation of knowledge

The Contract

  • 3 Months + Contract
  • £19.14 per hour (Paid via Umbrella Company)
  • 30 Hours per week
  • Based in Hertford

If interested please call Jack on 01772 428186 or email