We are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated Trainee Food Safety Officer to join the Environmental Health Team in Glasgow.

Based within the Business Regulation team, you work receive training and guidance ahead of the Royal Environmental Health Institute of Scotland (REHIS) professional examinations for the Higher Certificate in Food Practice, as awarded by the Scottish Food Safety Officers’ Registration Board, in 2024.

Successful candidates will have the opportunity to apply for Food Safety Technical Officer roles within the council following the award of the Higher Certificate.

Applications will only be considered if you have confirmation from REHIS that your qualifications meet the requirements of the Scottish Food Safety Officers’ Registration Board and you can confirm this by contacting REHIS with details of your qualifications and experiences.

Please note that you should have at least SCQF level 8 (equivalent to HND level) qualification in a science related subject and experience in a food related discipline for this to be considered.

A flexible approach to working, IT skills and a working knowledge of the role of a Food Safety Technical Officer within a local authority setting are essential.

The Council is currently piloting hybrid home/office working in line with government guidelines, offers excellent work/life balance, flexi time and flexible working hours options, and membership of the Local Government pension scheme.

Please note, the interviews for this post will be held Thursday 23 or Friday 24 November 2023.

To apply for this vacancy online please visit.

Closing date is 11.59pm on Sunday 19th November 2023

Information is available in alternative formats, on request.

Email: cbsrecruitment@glasgow.gov.uk

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    £21,063.65 - £22,669.21
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    Steven Craig
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