Environmental Health Officer

In Temporary by WP Recruitment & HR Ltd

Industry: Local Authority

Location: Isle of Wight ( may be able to partly work from home)

Hours: 37 hours per week (8.30am - 5pm)

Days: Monday - Friday

Duration: Temporary for approximately 3 months ( whilst recruiting permanently)


Supporting existing team during busy peak of work, including:

Undertaking detailed inspections / investigations to determine whether hazards are effectively controlled, and legislation is complied with.

Offering advice on good practice.

Returning to premises, as appropriate, to establish whether remedial action has been taken to comply with necessary requirements.

Investigating service requests and commenting on consultations from Development Control and Licensing.

Taking appropriate enforcement action, including preparing comprehensive letters, reports, schedules and legal notices in accordance with relevant enforcement policies and procedures.

Using skill and initiative to identify matters warranting formal action.

Where necessary, collecting, controlling and presenting evidence in a court of law, in support of proceedings taken.


Applicants will need to hold a degree in Environmental Health or Registration with the Environmental Health Registration Board

Applicants must demonstrate sound knowledge of relevant legislation, regulations, processes, systems, procedures and standards who can demonstrate experience of working in a regulatory service environment.

Experience should include inspection, investigation and consultations, with previous enforcement experience, including gathering, preparing and presenting evidence in court.

Experience in Food Safety Standards is essential.

Applicants will also need use of a vehicle and possession of a full driving licence (mileage paid).

Salary: £21.67 per hour worked (PAYE)

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