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Environmental Health Practictioner

Vacancy Details

Salary: £27,822 - £32,010 (Pro Rata)
Location: Shepton Mallet
Job Type: Community Development/ Services
Category: Mendip District Council
Date Posted: 09/01/2019
Reference: 1000000573


Environmental Health Practitioner

Community Health Service

Temporary Eighteen Month Part-Time Flexible Working

£27,822 - £32,010 (Pro Rata)

Mendip District Council is an innovative authority set in the Mendip Hills of Somerset. The council offices are modern with good facilities and to complement this we offer flexible and remote working.  

We are looking for a bright and enthusiastic, motivated person to join our Community Health Service. This is a great opportunity for a team player to make a real difference to protecting public health and improving the wellbeing of the residents of Mendip. 

You will be required to inspect,raise awareness and enforce Environmental Health & Licensing legislation in all premises as necessary, but in particular undertake programmed food hygiene, health & safety and public safety inspections and investigations.  You will need a pragmatic “can do” attitude and to be empathetic and supportive but also demonstrate a robust approach to enforcement when required. You will be a clear and accurate record keeper and use your knowledge and intuition to influence duty-holders ensuring compliance. 

You must:

           Compliant as Authorised Officer as defined by FSA Code of Practice Competency Framework

           Have excellent interpersonal and organisational skills

           Be able to deliver high quality customer service

           Be confident in working with businesses, partners and colleagues 

           Be a confident team player

This is a politically restricted post.

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Marietta Gill on (01749) 341641.

Further details about the post and an application pack can be obtained from our web site ( or by telephoning (0300) 303 8588.

Closing date for internal and external applications is 4 February 2019

Interviews will be held on 14 February 2019.


Salary: Salary £27,822 - £32,010 (Pro Rata)

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