Salary range: £35,724 - £41,706 p.a. inc.
Hours of work: 36 hours per week
Location: Civic Centre and other locations from time to time
An Excellent Opportunity...
Brent is a tremendously vibrant London borough where the iconic arch of Wembley Stadium dominates the skyline. Spanning both inner and outer London, it is a borough of huge contrasts in terms of its economic, environmental, ethnic and social make up. Brent’s diversity is evident to all who visit our borough and our long history of ethnic and cultural diversity has created a place that is truly unique and valued by those who live and work here.
The council is pursuing a far-reaching transformation agenda that better meets the needs of our community so it is an exciting time to join us.
We are looking to appoint Environmental Health Officers to join our Food and Health & Safety Team, covering the regulatory areas of Food Safety, Health & Safety and Infectious Disease Control. You would be working in our brand new Civic Centre which combines a number of services including the Library, the Drum and numerous food outlets. The Civic Centre is located a stone’s throw from Wembley Stadium, SSE Arena and the London Designer Outlet; and has great transport links.
We are able to offer a 36 hour week with flexible and remote working, training, opportunities for CPD, excellent salaries, casual car user allowance (or use of a Zip Car) advisory and enforcement work and up to 6 weeks paid leave a year.
We are looking for Environmental Health Officers; EHRB registered and has current experience in food safety and health & safety enforcement. Consideration will also be given to those who will complete their registration within the next 6 months following qualification.
The work will involve a flexible approach when dealing with proactive and reactive issues; and you will be responsible for managing a caseload of work within the above disciplines.
You will have the opportunity to develop professionally and gain experience in a wide range of duties. Training will also be provided where necessary to ensure you maintain your competency and help you develop your professional role and move forward with your career.
Closing Date: 1 March 2020 (23:00)
Brent Council values the diversity of its community and aims to have a workforce that reflects this and therefore encourage applications from all sections of the community. We positively encourage all applicants to self-identify their characteristics in the diversity survey section in the application.
We are committed to safer recruitment and safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants should be aware that posts working with children, young people and vulnerable adults are subject to an Enhanced DBS check as well as other employment clearances.
Brent has a positive approach to flexible working.
We are a Disability Confident Employer – committed to ensuring that our recruitment and selection process is inclusive and accessible.
Please note CVs will not be considered as part of your application for this position.