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Undergraduate (Trainee) Environmental Health Officer / Graduate Environmental Health Officer / Senior Env Health Officer

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Job Summary

Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
10/05/2021 23:59
Grade 6 - Grade 8 (SCP 22-35) £27,041 - £38,890 (career progression scheme applies)
Hours per week:
Job Category:
Environmental Health / Trading Standards / Licensing
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Employment Location:
Jack Crawford House, Sunderland
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Job details 

Closing date:
10 May

Further information

We are seeking to recruit a EHORB registered Environmental Health Officer preferably with experience of working in areas of Food and or Health and Safety to join a growing team in Sunderland.

Ideally you will have experience of undertaking food hygiene inspections and enforcement activity, however we will consider EHOs with other areas of specialist experience.

The role will suit an experienced officer however applications are also encouraged from trainee or graduate candidates. Sunderland City Council is keen to support talented, aspiring graduates with the right skill set to embark in a career in Environmental Health. Support to achieve fully qualified and professional status will be provided as part of a career progression scheme.

The successful applicant must have excellent communication skills and be confident dealing with members of the public, carrying out investigations and drafting reports. Experience of undertaking Environmental Permitting inspections, noise assessments, planning consultations and enforcement activity would be desirable, however we will consider applicants with other areas of specialist experience.

Membership of the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health and registration with the Environmental Health Registration Board is required for the Senior role and a Post Graduate Diploma or equivalent in Acoustics is also desirable.

This post is exempt from the rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and therefore will be subject to a DBS check from the Disclosure and Barring Service

If you would like to discuss the opportunities available in Environmental Health in Sunderland, Pamela Collins on 0191 561 1792 or Colin Rudd on 0191 561 1968.

Applications should be made on-line at northeastjobs.org.uk/sunderlandcitycouncil. For further assistance contact Operational HR Services by email: jobs@sunderland.gov.uk

Please note that CVs are not acceptable.

Please note that all communication regarding your application for this post will be sent to the email address that you have registered online with North East Jobs, including your invitation to any online assessment you are required to undertake and your invite to interview if you are short-listed. Please check your email inbox after the closing date for notifications as you may not be notified by any other means. Please remember to check your junk mail items.

Please be advised if you have not heard from us in six weeks after the closing date please assume you have not been shortlisted.

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