The Royal Environmental Health Institute of Scotland, a registered Scottish charity, is Incorporated by Royal Charter. The objects for which the Institute is established are for the benefit of the community to promote the advancement of Environmental Health by:

• stimulating general interest in and disseminating knowledge concerning Environmental Health;
• promoting education and training in matters relating to Environmental Health; and
• maintaining, by examination or otherwise, high standards of professional practice and conduct on the part of Environmental Health Officers in Scotland.

A vacancy has arisen for the post of Chief Executive. The post holder will report to the Institutes elected Council and will be responsible for the day-to-day management of the Institute.

Please see role profile attached below.

The closing date for completed applications is 17 July 2020.

For further details about this vacancy please contact Tom Bell, Secretary by email at or in writing to Tom Bell, Secretary, The Royal Environmental Health Institute of Scotland, 19 Torphichen Street, Edinburgh, EH3 8HX. Any posted request should be marked ‘Confidential’.

Applications should also be submitted for the attention of Tom Bell, Secretary and sent to the email and postal addresses above.

Applicants should submit their CV and a short essay of no more than 750 words describing how they would develop the Institute over the short, medium and long terms.

Initial interviews will be held in the Institute’s offices on 26 and 27 August 2020.

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