Service Care Solutions Ltd

Environmental Health Officer

A Local Authority based in Leicestershire is looking for an Environmental Health officer to join their COVID Response team.


This is a part time, temporary role and the ideal candidate must be a qualified EHO with experience in Food and/or COVID response.



The purpose of the role is to deliver services provided by the Food Safety Team in their day to day activities and to carry out the Council's statutory duties, policies and procedures in relation to relevant work areas, maintain a proactive and re-active caseload in all aspects of Food Safety and Health and Safety work.

To ensure all work is carried out in accordance with the Food Standards Agency's framework agreement.
Delivery of an effective and appropriate service to all service users, fairly and without discrimination.

The main responsibilities of the role are:

Carry out investigations, monitoring, site visits and respond to service requests as a member of the Food Safety Team responsible for enforcement of the Councils statutory duties relating to the enforcement of food hygiene and health and safety with particular emphasis on commercially and technically complex cases.


Secure improvements by advice, instruction, mediation, negotiation and written correspondence or by legal means.
Carry out detailed inspections, audits and risk assessments of commercial premises.


Inspect the full range of commercial premises, including licensed and approved premises, in accordance with frequencies prescribed by the FSA codes of practice, to ensure compliance with food hygiene and health and safety legislation.


Secure improvements in standards by advice, instruction, negotiation and written correspondence or by legal means, such as prosecution or closure, in consultation with the Lead Officers.

Experience and qualifications:

Diploma or Degree in Environmental Health.
Certificate of Registration with EHRB or equivalent.
Approved premises specific training.
Lead Auditor and/or HACCP qualification.
Post Graduate qualification in Health and Safety or Food Safety.
Experience in food safety and health and safety interventions and enforcement.
Comprehensive knowledge of a broad range of food business operations.


Experience of inspecting high risk approved food manufacturers.

The client is looking to move quickly with this role and as such are offering between £30 - £35 p/hour Umbrella Ltd (approx.

£460 - £530 p/week NET after deductions based on 22 hours per week) dependant on experience and qualifications.

So if this position sounds of interest, email a copy of your up to date CV to james.glover@servicecare.org.uk or call James at Service Care Construction on 01772 208967

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  • Start: ASAP
  • Duration: Ongoing
  • Rate: £30 - £35 per hour + Umbrella Ltd dependant on experience
  • Location: Charnwood, England
  • Type: Contract
  • Industry: Construction
  • Recruiter: Service Care Solutions Ltd
  • Tel: 01772 208 967
  • Fax: 01772 471473
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  • Posted: 2021-04-19 16:23:52 -

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