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Environmental Health, EP and TS Practitioner

  • Location

    Cheshire East

  • Sector:

    Housing Benefits & Planning

  • Job type:

    Temporary

  • Salary:

    £28.11 - £35.00 per hour + (PAYE or Umbrella Company)

  • Job ref:

    5160054_1611249015

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Start date:

    01-02-2021

  • Expiry date:

    20-02-2021

A 6 week opportunity for a Environmental Health, Environmental Protection and Trading Standards Practitioner has arisen with the local authorities in Cheshire.

Job Purpose:

To undertake the functions assigned to the post of an Environmental Health, Environmental Protection or Trading Standards Practitioner to deliver and promote excellent services to the businesses and people of Cheshire West and Chester and beyond as required. To co-operate with others to embrace and successfully deliver a flexible, joined-up approach to service delivery across Regulatory Services and particularly (but not exclusively) within Environmental Health, Environmental Protection, Trading Standards and Licensing.

Principal Responsibilities:

  • Carry out a full or very wide range of environmental health/environmental protection/trading standards inspections, monitoring and/or enforcement duties or have lead operational responsibility in contaminated land in addition to other duties assigned to the post in accordance with Service Development Plans, legislation, codes of practice, best practice and as directed by the section's management.
  • Provide support to all Team Leaders and Lead Environmental Health/Environmental Protection/Trading Standards Practitioners for various areas of specialist work that are relevant to the post and work in close liaison with the other equivalent grades and, in particular, across Regulatory Services.
  • Provide advice and support across a very wide range of complex environmental health/environmental protection/trading standards issues to businesses, individuals and Members to facilitate effective service delivery and to promote a safe and healthy environment in accordance with service standards and the Directorate's overall strategic direction, policies and objectives.
  • Conduct and/or oversee enforcement activity and prepare reports for complex cases in accordance with legislation, codes of practice and the highest standards of professional practice for presentation at Court, Public and Planning Inquiries and Licensing Hearings.

Qualifications:

  • Degree level recognised Environmental Health/Scientific/Trading Standards or equivalent qualification
  • Evidence of relevant professional competence.

Experience:

  • Demonstrable experience in appropriate disciplines
  • Experience and knowledge of local authority procedures

Knowledge:

  • Up to date working knowledge of legislation and Codes of Practice.
  • Experience of working in the public sector

Hours of work are 9.30am till 5.30pm, Monday to Friday, 37 hours per week.

To apply please send your CV or email for more information

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