PT Environmental Health Team Leader

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PT Environmental Health Team Leader
Interim Position

NW Leicestershire 5246011

Posted: 6th March 2024 09:39
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  • Pay Rate:

    £21.95 per hour PAYE

  • Hours per Week:

    21.75 Monday to Friday, TBC

  • This opening assignment is for 2-3 months


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Interim PT Environmental Health Team Leader

Reference no: NW Leicestershire 5246011

Pay Rate: £21.95 per hour PAYE

Hours per week: 21.75 Monday to Friday, TBC

This opening assignment is for 2-3 months


Supervise 3 EHOs and 2 Food Safety Officers. Provide advice and guidance to officers complete review of operational procedure notes. Under the direction of the Team Manager to carry out the duties of the Council in relation to food control, health and safety, infection control and port health, supervising the Environmental Health Officers and Food Safety Officers.

Key Responsibilities

  • Act as Lead Food Officer
  • Devise and review operational procedure notes
  • Provide guidance and technical support to all members of the safety team
  • Manage the performance and development of all members of the safety team
  • Plan, co-ordinate and participate in the programme of interventions to ensure the authority meets its statutory obligations for food safety and health and safety.
  • Provide Environmental Health advice and guidance to customers by telephone, letter and face to face
  • Investigate complaints and workplace accidents
  • Take a lead role with the operation of the Border Control Post and imported food control
  • Complete statutory returns
  • Ensure compliance with the National Food Hygiene Rating Scheme Brand Standard

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If you are successful in securing this role, please note that for the entire duration of this contract, regardless of extension you will be working this role at the PAYE rate that has been advertised. For absolute clarity, we only work on a PAYE basis, rather than entertaining umbrella pay terms, we do not offer Ltd/umbrella or outside IR35 rates. If you wish to understand PAYE vs Umbrella more, please let us know and we can send you some additional information for clarity.

Please quote the Job Title & Vacancy Reference No. in your application, or we will be unable to match your CV to the role being applied for.

Other “Essential Requirements” – Please check to ensure that your CV addresses the following items:


  • Hold the Certificate of Registration with the Environmental Health Registration Board (EHRB)
  • Have a minimum of 20 hours of relevant continued professional development (CPD), including a minimum of 10 hours food related CPD
  • Hold a current driving licence and have a vehicle available for work purposes


  • Knowledge of how the effective delivery of regulation can facilitate business growth – Better Business for All Partnership
  • Evidence of knowledge of relevant food control, imported food and health and safety legislation, codes of practice, guidance, internal procedures and service standards


  • Minimum of 2 years practical experience of working as an Environmental Health Officer within local government undertaking duties in relation to food control and health and safety
  • Evidence of effectively undertaking inspections, investigations and enforcement action
  • Evidence of effectively communicating with the public by telephone, face to face and in writing
  • Evidence of effectively using Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Access, Powerpoint) or similar
  • Evidence of effective data inputting and record keeping

Skills & Abilities:

  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to influence people to achieve desired results


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PT Environmental Health Team Leader
Client Category: Local Authority

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PT Environmental Health Team Leader
Client Category: Local Authority

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