Food Safety Environmental Health Officer

Camden, London (Greater)
£36,630 to £42,490
11 Sep 2019
13 Oct 2019
Job role
Contract Type
Full time

Camden is focused on creating the conditions for people to lead high quality and fulfilling lives. We are committed to delivering frontline services in an efficient and professional manner reaffirming our responsibility to quality of life for our communities.

As an Environmental Health Officer within Environmental Health, Business and Consumer Services your focus will be food safety issues. The role will require you to take personal responsibility for the effective investigation and resolution of complex casework and carry out routine visits and inspections to ensure compliance with relevant food safety legislation. Your varied workload will also cover infectious disease control and health & safety in food businesses, and you will be supported by your Team colleagues.

We are seeking a highly motivated and experienced Environmental Health Officer to join our busy Food Safety team. You will:

  • Hold a BSc/MSc or Diploma in Environmental Health and hold the EHRB Certificate of Registration/Diploma in Environmental Health.

  • Meet the competency requirements of the Food Law Code of Practice for an Authorised Officer.

  • Have a detailed knowledge and understanding of the legislative framework relating to food safety matters and recent, relevant experience in its application to casework, including enforcement.

  • Have an organised approach to your own workload whilst dealing with conflicting priorities and a customer service focused approach.

  • Be able to work collaboratively with internal and external partners, and able to contribute to service improvements and projects.

  • Understand the importance of accurate data and be able to manage information securely. 

About us

Camden’s main offices are located in modern award winning offices at King’s Cross. You can expect an exceptional range of benefits including discounted access to the onsite leisure facilities with swimming pool, recognition and reward for high performance with progression and pay increases, flexible and agile working hours and access to a leading pension scheme.

Camden is proud to be the country’s first Timewise council and as part of this accreditation, we work to help parents balance work with childcare. This fits in with our aim to be leaders in innovative flexible and part-time working that allows for different patterns of care and for parents to share childcare responsibilities.

Click HERE to see the full details of our excellent benefits

Make it work for you. Make it your Camden. 

Discover and Diversity

To discover more about Camden and our commitment towards diversity, equality and safeguarding, please visit our recruitment website

 How to apply

To apply for this job please follow the "Apply" link. In the ‘Why you?’ section of the application form you will be expected to explain how you meet the key requirements for this role listed in this advert. When explaining how you meet each of the requirements, please give examples that clearly demonstrate your skills, knowledge and experience. When writing your examples give a brief description of the situation or task but focus on the actions you took and the result of your actions.

Camden is committed to making our recruitment practices barrier-free and as inclusive as possible for everyone. This includes making adjustments or changes for people who have a disability or long-term health condition. If you would like us to do anything differently during the recruitment process, or provide any information in an alternative format, please contact us on 020 7974 6655, at , or post to 5 Pancras Square, London N1C 4AG.

Closing date for applications:  Sunday 13th October 2019 23:59

Interviews to be held: TBC

To view the Job profile for this vacancy please click HERE

Please quote reference: 190000M7

Camden welcomes new employees on a monthly basis: next available dates for induction are: 21st October and 18th November 2019