Regulatory Services Officer x 6

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Regulatory Services Officer x 6
CHESTER, Cheshire
Contract / Temporary

Cheshire W 5243180

Posted: 11th January 2024 12:21
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  • Pay Rate:

    £16.63 per hour PAYE

  • Hours per Week:

    37 Monday – Sunday, 07:00-19:00

  • This opening assignment is for 2-3 months

  • CHESTER, Cheshire,

    CH1 2NP

What's involved with this role:

Temporary Regulatory Services Officer x 6

Reference no: Cheshire W 5243180

Pay rate: £16.63 per hour PAYE

Hours per week: 37 Monday – Friday, 07:00-19:00 

This opening assignment is for 2-3 months  

City: CHESTER, Cheshire

Hybrid working

Enhanced DBS required for this role

Rate is negotiable for the right candidates – please state pay expectation clearly on your CV

The purpose of this role is to undertake high volume food hygiene inspections (mainly D and E rated and low risk unrated). As part of a pool of Regulatory Services officers, carry out a professional advisory, assessment/inspection and enforcement role in order to ensure the highest quality of service delivery and the maintenance of relevant competencies and professional standards. Liaise and cooperate with others to embrace and successfully deliver a flexible, joined-up, approach to service delivery across Regulatory Services and the council. Flexi working arrangements can be accommodated however the preference is for full time hours. Many services and customers span across the Borough and therefore you may be required to work at any location in Cheshire West and Chester.

Key responsibilities:

  • Carry out a wide range of business assessment, inspection, survey and/or enforcement duties and support various areas of specialist work.
  • Conduct assessment/inspection and enforcement activity, maintain accurate records 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 Enquiries and Licensing Hearings.
  • Assist in developing and maintaining a customer-focused service by providing high quality advice and support to key stakeholders, including businesses, individuals and Members to promote business growth and to protect consumers and residents
  • Support the development of procedures for intelligence-led, streamlined, efficient and effectively targeted services, achieving best practice against external benchmarks in all aspects.
  • Resolve complaints and disputes in accordance within statutory guidelines/requirements and council policy.
  • Develop and maintain effective contacts with partners, business and other stakeholders to ensure and promote a fair, safe and healthy environment and pro-actively promote the service and its products to all sectors, as appropriate.
  • Supervise, mentor and coach colleagues in order to support their professional development and build their generic and specialist knowledge and skill base, as appropriate.
  • Many services and customers span across the Borough and therefore you may be required to work at any location in Cheshire West and Chester.


NB: Please feel free to apply to us direct via [email protected] by quoting the job reference and job title exactly.

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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:


  • 5 GCSE’s, including English and Maths, minimum grade C or 4, or equivalent.
  • Recognised Environmental Health/Scientific/Trading Standards/Building Studies or equivalent qualification.
  • Evidence of relevant professional competence.
  • Evidence of continuing professional development desirable.
  • Member of the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health / Trading Standards Institute or equivalent body desirable.


Experience & Knowledge:

  • Demonstrable experience in appropriate (advertised) disciplines.
  • Experience and knowledge of local authority procedures desirable.
  • Up to date working knowledge of legislation and Codes of Practice.


Skills & Abilities:

  • Good communication skills.
  • Able to plan, organise and prioritise individual work, tasks and projects.
  • Effective in problem analysis and practical decision making.
  • Ability to travel throughout the borough and hold a full driving licence.
  • Willingness and ability to attend meetings, undertake visits and inspections and provide cover outside normal office hours.
  • Ability to work alone and as part of a team.
  • Commitment to providing good customer service.
  • Strong IT skills including Microsoft packages or equivalent (e.g. G Suite).


***Qualification details and any other experience/skills relevant to the job role to help support your application (and help us to help you!) – please give full details within your CV document.

Unless the DBS requirement stated above is for a Basic Disclosure, your DBS must be either through us or be accompanied by a subscription to the DBS updating service.

Full Driving licence, access to a vehicle or access to means of mobility support.



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Regulatory Services Officer x 6
Client Category: Local Authority

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