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Environmental Health Officer


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£170 - £180 per day


21st May 2024

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ASA are currently working alongside a large-scale client in the public sector who are seeking a dedicated Environmental Health Officer to join their team!

Key Responsibilities:
Operational Duties:
· Organise and coordinate work programmes efficiently and effectively.
· Perform the duties of an Authorised Officer under a wide range of environmental health legislation.
· Conduct inspections of premises, take samples and measurements, investigate complaints, and provide advice and information to individuals and organisations.

Educational Role:
· Prepare materials and present talks as part of the environmental health service’s educational role.
· Attend meetings with resident groups, community councils, and other relevant organisations.

Administrative Tasks:
· Maintain paper and computer-based records, prepare reports, and initiate actions as appropriate.
· Collate returns electronically or otherwise and provide information from those records to internal and external enquiries.

Policy and Development:
· Undertake appropriate surveys or research.
· Assist in the development of environmental health policies, procedures, and practices in cooperation with senior staff.

Additional Duties:
· Work outside normal working hours as required.
· Engage in professional training or development relevant to the job function.
· Manage personal performance and any assigned staff in line with the Council’s values and performance targets.
· Comply with all relevant codes, regulations, and procedures, including health and safety and governance.
· Manage risk, promote risk awareness, and prioritise work based on risk analysis.
· Commit to the Council’s equality and diversity policies, promoting fairness and celebrating diversity.
· Take measures to limit carbon emissions and reduce energy/resource consumption.

· Relevant degree or equivalent qualification in Environmental Health or a related field.
· Registration with the Environmental Health Registration Board (EHRB) or equivalent is desirable.
· Certifications such as ITIL (Information Technology Infrastructure Library) are advantageous.

· Familiarity with IT Service Management (ITSM) processes and frameworks.
· Exposure to incident management, problem management, change management, and service level agreements (SLAs).

Skills and Competencies:
· Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
· Excellent communication and interpersonal abilities.
· Ability to work both independently and as part of a team.
· Proficient in maintaining accurate records and preparing detailed reports.
· Pro-active and the ability to work on own initiative.
· Must hold a valid driving license.

· The chance to gain experience and expand your experience working with a large scale and prestigious employer within the public sector.
· Access to company pool car for completion of work.

*some flexibility can also be offered on working hours*

If this sounds like an opportunity, you would be interested in then please submit your CV and we will be in touch with further details!

ASA Recruitment is one of Scotland’s largest independent multi-sector recruitment agencies. We specialise in providing effective tailored solutions for permanent, contract and temporary employment requirements for our Clients and Candidates. We are members of the REC and are ISO certified.


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