Regulatory services plays a vital role in keeping the residents and visitors to Brighton & Hove safe, as well as supporting local businesses and the economy. Sitting within the wider safer communities team, regulatory services comprise, Environmental Health and licensing, trading standards, emergency planning and resilience, animal wardens, pest control and field officers. Based in our Brighton Office, the successful applicant will be joining a friendly and professional team.
Interview date: w/c 19th October 2020
For an informal discussion, please contact Jo Player - Head of Safer Communities on 07808062045
About the role
We are seeking to appoint a regulatory services manager to work within the Safer Communities team. Whilst the role potentially covers all of the work of Environmental Health and Licensing and Trading Standards, we would be particularly interested in applicants with food safety competence and an understanding of animal welfare work and pest control.
The post holder will be part of the Safer Communities management team and will provide leadership to the teams that they are responsible for, as well as helping to set the direction of the wider safer communities team. The successful applicant will be able to work to tight time scales and have excellent communication skills in a variety of settings.
This role is politically restricted. For further information on what this means for employees in post please click on the document attachment below.
Application form and Supporting Statement - We highly recommend you read the ‘Statement Guidance’ below before you apply for this job. It is important you are able to show how you meet the essential criteria within the Person Specification when applying. Not following this guidance is likely to reduce your chances of success.
Your starting salary will be pro rata if the above position is part-time or term-time only.
Work Permits: we may be able to obtain a Work Permit for this post but this is subject to meeting the requirements of the UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) Points-based Immigration System.
From 6 April 2011 the Home Office has placed a permanent restriction on the number of migrant workers that all Tier 2 (General) Sponsors can recruit. Due to the restrictions we cannot guarantee that individuals that meet the requirements of the Points-based Immigration System will be issued with clearance to obtain work permits.
We welcome applications from all sections of the community but particularly encourage applicants from a BME or White Other background as well as those who identify as disabled, LGB, female or trans as these groups are currently under-represented in our Directorate workforce.
As part of Brighton & Hove City Council's ongoing commitment to redeployment, please note that this vacancy may be withdrawn at any stage of the recruitment process, without prior notice if a suitable redeployee (internal employee at risk of redundancy) is identified.