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Case manager food safety x2

Job Ref No: TRCM-FS
Locality base: Taunton, Wellington and Williton
Salary Grade: F
Fixed Term for 12 months
£26,999 – £28,785 per annum
37 hours per week (part-time hours/job share will also be considered)

Closing date for application forms: Tuesday 28th May 2019
Interview: week commencing 10th June 2019

The newly formed Somerset West and Taunton Council’s environmental health team is a busy, multi-disciplinary team covering health and safety, food safety, environmental protection and private sector housing. An exciting opportunity for two enthusiastic, hardworking and experienced Food Safety Officers has become available within the team.

You would be expected to carry out a range of food hygiene inspections, food complaint investigation and infectious disease notifications. Experience in Health and Safety would also be beneficial to the role.

You will need to be an excellent team player, be competent to deal with complex case work and have good verbal and written communication skills. You will need to be organised and self-motivated. We are looking for applicants who can demonstrate an adaptable and flexible approach, a positive attitude and an ability to work on your own initiative.

The successful candidate will possess one of the following, in accordance to the Food Law Code of Practice:

  • The Higher Certificate in Food Control (awarded by either the Environmental Health Registration Board (EHRB) or the Scottish Food Safety Officers’ Registration Board (SFSORB))
  • A certificate of Registration as an Environmental Health Practitioner from EHRB
  • Diploma in Environmental Health (or historical equivalent) from EHRB or SFSORB

We offer flexible and agile working, with excellent technology to support working in multiple locations.

For more information on the post, please contact HR on 0300 304 8000

How to apply

To apply for this role, download and complete the application form and recruitment monitoring forms in line with the job description.

Completed application forms and recruitment monitoring forms should be emailed to recruitment@somersetwestandtaunton.gov.uk quoting the job reference number of the role you are applying for.

Please note we do not accept CVs.