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Senior Environmental Health Practitioner

Vacancy Details

Salary: £32,034 - £35,457
Location: Shepton Mallet
Job Type: Community Development/ Services
Category: Mendip District Council
Date Posted: 09/01/2019
Reference: 1000000574


Senior Environmental Health Practitioner

Community Health Service

Full-Time Flexible Working

£32,034 - £35,457

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 deal with all aspects of regulating, so you must have a comprehensive knowledge of environmental health law and practice.  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 seek desirable outcomes.     

The way we deliver our services is ever changing and we want someone who is not afraid of innovation and who will challenge and seek out more effective ways of working, whilst maintaining good humour. 

You must:

              Possess excellent interpersonal and organisational skills

              Have formal enforcement experience

              Be able to deliver high quality customer service

              Be confident in working with businesses, partners and colleagues 

              Be a confident team player, with experience of supervising others

This is a politically restricted post and you will be required to complete an Avon and Somerset Constabulary Non-Police Personnel Vetting form as you may be working with the Police Authority.

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Curtis Lakin on (01749) 341634 or 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 external applications is 04/02/2019

Interviews will be held on 13/02/2019.


Salary: Salary £32,034 - £35,457

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