Environmental Health Officer - Food

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    Health & Social Care

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    Madge Smith

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  • Published:

    13 days ago

  • Duration:

    6 months

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  • Start date:

    21/09/2020 14:58:53

Environmental Health/Food Safety Officer
£30.00 per hour

We are looking to recruit a Neighbourhood Officer on a temporary basis, working with a Food and Health and Safety Team.

This is an exciting opportunity to get involved with a busy city based team with a wide range of premises and varied workload.

* Undertaking food hygiene inspections (in accordance with the Food Law Code of Practice)
* To assist with the back log of lower risk inspections (D & E rated) at Food Premises in the Borough
* Undertaking interventions in a wide range of Food premises
* Recording the results of interventions and producing reports and documents to comply with the Food Law code of Practice and the Brand Standards
* Handling and protecting sensitive and confidential information
* Suitable experience to undertake food safety inspection, re-visits, identify enforcement action require and escalate to existing staff and also respond to customer service requests

Responsibilities of the role:

* Be able to demonstrate that the competency requirements of the Food Law Code of Practice for an Authorised Officer are met.
* Highly developed interpersonal skills in order to be able to effectively communicate, negotiate with and influence a wide range of people
* Ability to produce reports, and written documents in clear and concise terms
* Demonstrate the ability to effectively plan and prioritise tasks
* Ability to utilise information technology to allow duties to be carried out effectively and securely
* Ability to assess risk and exercise judgement when lone working

To be considered for this role you must be:

* Eligible to work in the UK
* Enhanced DBS
* References

Qualifications and knowledge:

* The Higher Certificate in Food Control (OR)
* A Certificate of Registration as an Environmental Health Practitioner awarded by the Environmental Health Registration Board (OR)
* An equivalent qualification verified by the Environmental Health Registration Board

Please call Madge on 0161 835 8772 for further details or email your CV to madge.smith@search.co.uk.

Search is an equal opportunities recruiter and we welcome applications from all suitably skilled or qualified applicants, regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/beliefs, sexual orientation or age