Environmental Health Officer

Job Ref: JO-2207-34323_1659516133
Sector: Office
Job Type: Temporary
Date Added: 03 August 2022
  • Lisburn, County Antrim Lisburn County Antrim Northern Ireland BT27 4RL
  • Blue Arrow
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Blue Arrow are recruiting for a Environmental Health Officer for a leading public sector client based in Lisburn City Centre
Job Title: Environmental Health Officer
Location: Lisburn - Lagan Valley Island
Salary: £17.36 per hour
Duration: Temporary
Hours: 37 hours per week - Monday - Friday 09.00-17.30
The provision of an efficient, effective, economical and equitable Environmental Health Service to fulfil the Council's statutory duties regarding the enforcement and administration of Environmental Health and allied legislation.
Duties to include (but not limited to):

* To carry out the full range of enforcement, investigative, educational, promotional, consultative, and advisory duties associated with the responsibilities of the Environmental Services Department in accordance with any departmental work programmes which exist as required by the Environmental Health Managers.
* To act in the absence of the Environmental Health Manager as necessary and to deputise as directed.
* To provide information and assistance to members of the public, elected representatives and various statutory and non-statutory bodies. Participate in partnerships at a local and regional level aimed at tackling health inequalities and improving health and well-being within the community.
* Develop guidance and written procedures to achieve continuous improvement in the quality of service. Contribute to the delivery of the unit business plan, and assist in the preparation of reports and recommendations for presentation to Council.
* Prioritise daily work demands to ensure that all relevant agreed targets are achieved to ensure that a quality, customer focused environmental health service is delivered. To carry out duties outside normal working hours as are necessary for the satisfactory efficient delivery of the Environmental Health Service, in accordance with an agreed policy on Lone Working.
* Ensure the provision of high standards of customer care across all the services provided by the Service Unit and communicate in a way which enhances and promotes the public image and overall reputation of the Council.

Essential Criteria:

It is essential that applicants have a minimum of:
Qualifications
1. A third level qualification (for example, NVQ Level 4 or Degree) or equivalent in Environmental Health
2. Membership of the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health.
3. Six months' relevant experience in a field directly related to Environmental Health.
Knowledge

* The ability to make effective use of I.T. systems and software packages.
* An awareness of political sensitivities and the ability to maintain an unbiased approach and a positive public relations image.
It is essential that applicants hold a full (i.e. not provisional) and current UK driving licence and access to a car or * have access to a means of transport which would enable the applicant to carry out the duties of the post
Please ensure a prompt application for consideration along with an updated CV.

03/09/2022 08:42:13
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