Environmental Health Officer

  • Location
    Kingston Upon Thames, Greater London
  • Salary
    £ 30 - £ 40 / Hourly
  • Category
    Public Sector - Trading Standards & Consumer Protection
  • Job type
    Temporary contract
  • Industry
    Public Sector
  • External Reference

Adecco are currently recruiting for an ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH OFFICER for a Local Authority in KINGSTON-UPON-THAMES.





£30.00 TO £40.00 PER HOUR

* We are looking for an Environmental Health professional for an initial six month period working in Kingston upon Thames only
* Role will be to provide Coronavirus related business engagement work, conducting visits to check covid-secure working practices in a range of premises and generally responding to complaints and enquiries related to covid-secure working arrangements.
* The post holder may also be asked to assist with the Council's contact tracing work or assist with workplace outbreaks.
* Whilst they will primarily be enforcing legislation relevant to the coronavirus pandemic, there will be a requirement on occasion to carry other Environmental Health functions commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Person specification:
* Environmental Health professional or graduate in a related subject and can demonstrate competency as required by the Food Law Code of Practice and with and recent experience of health and safety regulation.
* Familiarity with every changing coronavirus legislation essential
* Competent in the use of the Civica APP database also essential.
* Someone with wide experience of the remit of an Environmental Health Service.

Essential skills:
* Organised, diligent and flexible.
* Excellent record keeping and communication skills
* Ability to work on your own initiative and be comfortable working independently, under pressure and with changing priorities.

Working arrangements:
* Looking to fill 36 hours / week
* Role requires an element of unsociable working: some expectation of work between 16:00 to 23:00 on up to 2 nights per week, work one day every weekend and the remainder of hours during normal working days.
* The role would suit flexible hours, part-time and job share working arrangements and the post may could be filled by more than one candidate.
* We offer very agile working facilities with up-to-date messaging and video technology provided by Google applications.
* Expected to almost exclusively work out in the field or from home
* Must have access to own transport, a full driving licence and relevant business use insurance.
* Where necessary access to flexible working spaces in Kingston's Guildhall Complex for printing and other paperwork activities will be arranged
* Post holder is expected to follow the Council's covid-secure working arrangements at all times.
* Appropriate PPE will be available as required by the role.

Adecco acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. The Adecco Group UK & Ireland is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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Please apply with your CV to: Sadie Nunn