Vacancy Details

Specialist Advisor (Food Safety)

Employer:
Lewes and Eastbourne Councils
Salary:
£23,361 - £31,371 per annum
Location:
Eastbourne Borough and Lewes District Councils
Contract:
Permanent
Working Pattern:
Full Time
Hours:
37 hours per week.
DBS Check:
No
Closing Date:
01/09/2019 at 00:00 AM
Reference:
SD/19/105421
Lewes and Eastbourne Councils

Specialist Advisor (Food Safety)

Permanent

Based in Eastbourne and Lewes

37 hours per week

Band D/E £23,361 - £31,371 per annum

We are seeking an individual with drive and enthusiasm to join our Environmental Health Team who deliver our Food and Health and Service across Lewes District Council and Eastbourne Borough Council areas.

As a Specialist Advisor you will:

  • Provide customer focused and specialist advice on a range of statutory and non-statutory services.
  • Input and deliver appropriate areas of Corporate Strategy and associated policies and plans.
  • Provide technical input to corporate projects and strategic programmes.

This is a customer focused team, primarily working with local food businesses to ensure consumer protection and public health are maintained.  Main responsibilities include inspecting high risk food premises, undertaking RIDDOR investigations, enforcing food safety and health and safety legislation, investigating food bourne illness and contributing to aspects of policy and procedural development.

Professionalism, together with the ability to work with minimal supervision and as part of a team towards shared goals, are essential.

You must possess a Degree or Diploma in Environmental Health, be EHORB registered and in a position to be authorised, in accordance with Food Law Code of Practice requirements, with minimal delay.  A thorough understanding of the relevant food safety legislation is essential, as is current practical experience in the application of the Food Law Code of Practice, including the inspection of food businesses and the implementation of relevant enforcement policy and guidelines.  You will need to demonstrate a willingness and capacity to tackle serious or persistent non-compliance, using the full spectrum of graduated enforcement and be able to investigate infectious disease notifications and implement measures to prevent spread of infection.

Closing Date:  1st September 2019 at midnight

 

Interview Date(s):  11th and the 13th September 2019

How to apply

Please apply online via the link provided.

Please note, we do not accept CVs submitted without a fully completed online application form.

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