18 hours per week, salary pro rata, fixed term to 31 March 2019, maternity cover.
An opportunity exists for a highly motivated person to be part of the successful environmental health team. The successful candidate will hold relevant qualifications in environmental health and meet the requirements of The Public Health etc. (Scotland) Act 2008 Designation of Competent Persons Regulations 2009, and Food Law Code of Practice (Scotland). This a part time fixed term contract to provide maternity cover.
You will be aware of personal safety issues related to the post and work with appropriate caution.
The Skills and Knowledge you must have:-
- REHIS Diploma in Environmental Health (or equivalent professional qualification).
- Meet the necessary requirements of The Public Health etc. (Scotland) Act 2008 Designation of Competent Persons Regulations 2009.
- Meet all the necessary requirements for officer competence, enforcement and regulatory controls within the Food Law Code of Practice (Scotland) where required to undertake food law enforcement activities within service delivery.
- Demonstration of ongoing professional development.
- Experience of dealing with a wide cross section of people, with particular reference to dealing with members of the public and businesses.
- Experience of handling complaints.
- Excellent oral and written communication skills.
- Administrative skills with regards to record keeping; report writing and; analysis of issues.
- Ability to build good relationships with colleagues and customers.
- Ability to handle conflict.
- Ability to work effectively with others.
- Ability to deal positively with change.
- Ability to take personal responsibility and make decisions
- Ability to work under minimal supervision and self motivate.
- Ability to research and investigate issues on their own initiative.
- Influencing skills.
Further information is available from Craig Smith, Environmental Health Manager 01506 282385.
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