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(BF7073) Generalist Environmental Health Practitioner

Buckingham Futures


My client, is a Local Authority based in West Yorkshire. They are recruiting for a Generalist Environmental Health Practitioner to develop implement and enforce health policies using specialist technical skills and knowledge to maintain and safeguard standards. Inisde IR35, Hourly, 2 months initial role - 37 hours per week - EXCELLENT HOURLY RATE
Working within the Environmental Health section, this role is responsible for carrying out the full range of Environmental Health duties as required in the functions of Food Safety and Advice, Health and Safety, Pollution and Noise Control and Animal Health. From time to time specific projects are undertaken, where the Environmental Health Officers may have the opportunity to use their skills in delivering the project outcomes. Public Protection Services also includes the Licensing and Pest Control Departments, post holders will be expected to work flexibly throughout the Council helping to deliver outcomes depending on need. The post holder will carry out the full range of proactive and reactive environmental duties as appropriate, within the teams. Being a generic post the specific duties will vary depending upon the allocated functional team.

This role is in the Commercial, Regulatory and Operational Services, Environmental Health.
Person Checklist
• A degree or diploma in Environmental Health and EHORB registration.
• Excellent understanding of the range of enforcement and legal options in the various functional areas of Environmental Health.
• Knowledge of all aspects of Environmental Health work.
• Excellent team and multi-disciplinary / agency working, demonstrating the ability to work with others to deliver common or shared outcomes.
• An understanding of current issues facing local government.

• Ability to drive to and from sites.

• Available to work evenings, weekends and occasional night shifts.

  • Willing to undertake standard screening plus any other medical screening as decided by the occupational health physician, appropriate to occupational risk.
  • Prepared to work flexible and participate in out-of-hours standby service.


  • Carry out routine or unplanned visits and inspections to ensure compliance with health and safety legislation and take action to improve conditions
  • Provide advice and assistance to householders and businesses
  • Take photos produce drawings remove samples and conduct interviews as part of the inspection process
  • Investigate complaints from the general public
  • Carry out food hygiene and food standards inspections
  • Investigate accidents at work and complaints about poor standards of health and safety Identifying any areas of negligence
  • Investigate outbreaks of infectious disease and prevent it spreading any further
  • Advise on planning and licensing applications
  • Monitor levels of noise air land and water pollution
  • Take enforcement action initiate legal proceedings prepare and give evidence in court
  • Advise on health and safety issues in relation to new buildings and developments
  • Arrange for the removal of abandoned vehicles and refuse.

Application deadline 4th October


Please contact adam@buckinghamfutures.com or shaquelia@buckinghamfutures.com for further information and to apply.



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