North Lanarkshire Council is looking to recruit a temporary Environmental Health Officer for 23 months to assist with COVID recovery. Based within the Business Regulation team you will be part of a team responsible primarily for the efficient administration and management of all food and health and safety law related functions. The administrative base for the team is Civic Centre, Windmillhill Street, Motherwell ML1 1AB, but you will operate as an agile worker, home based.
The Business Regulation team deals with enforcement of food law, health and safety law, investigation of infectious disease notifications and processes licence applications relating to skin piercing and tattooing and venison dealers. The team also forms part of the Council’s response to the Covid-19 pandemic, which includes business compliance visits and outbreak investigations.
The main duties of the post include undertaking food law interventions; investigation of food poisoning outbreaks and other food-related incidents; investigating food complaints and undertaking other food related duties and assisting in development of policies and strategies. Duties will also cover the inspection of premises for compliance with occupational health and safety law; undertaking health and safety projects; the investigation of reportable accidents, incidents and dangerous occurrences; the investigation of health and safety complaints and other related duties. In addition, the post holder will deal with all relevant issues relating to infectious disease notifications as well as licensing applications and will undertake public health duties in response to the Covid-19 pandemic.
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