Hyndburn Borough Council

Hyndburn Borough Council

Temporary Food & Safety Officer x 2 - Ref: 1008

This vacancy is: Temporary

Salary: £29,323 to £31,601 per annum

Location: Hyndburn

Closing Date: Sunday 30th April 2017

Description: FOOD & SAFETY OFFICER (X2)
£29,323 to £31,601 per annum (SCP 33 to 36)
Full Time / Part Time / Flexible working arrangements will be considered

Temporary contract to cover maternity leave
Successful candidates to start as soon as possible

Hyndburn is a great place to work. Over recent years we’ve established an impressive reputation as a Council with a strong sense of direction and an enviable record for improving services and getting things done. We now have an exciting opportunity for two experienced Food and Safety Officers to join our team.

We are looking for enthusiastic, innovative and qualified professionals to carry out food hygiene and health and safety inspections at a variety of premises within the Borough along with service requests, complaints, accident and infectious disease investigations. If you are as passionate about delivering results, we’d like to hear from you.

Applicants must have specific operational experience within the food / health and safety industry. Holding a degree in Environmental Health or equivalent or hold a higher certificate of food premises inspection and registered with EHORB you must be able to demonstrate you meet the relevant competencies detailed in the Food Law Code of Practice.

You will need to demonstrate highly effective communication skills both in person and in writing, a good working knowledge if IT systems, manage your own workload to strict deadlines. It is essential that you have a flexible attitude to working, be open to new ideas whilst ensuring the Council continues to deliver an effective and high quality service.

Hyndburn is an attractive area set in the heart of Pennine Lancashire, within easy reach of Manchester, the lakes and the Coast. The Borough, comprised of Accrington and the surrounding Market Towns, is currently experiencing unprecedented levels of regeneration which is delivering real and substantial improvements to the quality of life in the area. For an informal discussion please contact Helen Dodds, Food and Safety Manager on 01254-380682.

Closing date: 30th April 2017
Vacancy ref: 1008


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