Enforcement Officer (Food Regulation & Control) – Bedford Borough Council

    Borough Council
    Bedford Borough Council
    Local Authority
    Full time
    BBU09 - BBU10, £28,672 - £33,782
    Job description

    An exciting opportunity has arisen at Bedford Borough Council for a Food Safety professional within the Food Regulation & Control team responsible for delivering and enforcing a range of regulatory functions including Food Safety, Food Standards & Infectious Disease.

    This is an exciting and challenging post that will allow you to experience a range of environmental health functions with support to deliver an effective and efficient service. You will assist businesses to understand and comply with regulatory requirements, supporting their success and growth, as well as utilising a range of enforcement interventions where these may be required. You must be a positive, highly motivated and organised individual with the ability to deliver against a challenging and rewarding work plan.

    You’ll be joining a busy, friendly, supportive and professional team within a forward-thinking and innovative service which is already utilising technology to enhance the service we deliver and provide its officers with efficient and modern working practices supporting a great work life balance.

    Ideally you will have experience of operating within a similar role, with a range of associated knowledge and investigative skills to help protect the public and legitimate businesses.

    Applications will be considered from those close to obtaining the CIEH Higher Certificate in Food Control, that have completed their academic study, and are seeking to complete the Competency Development Portfolio and Professional Discussion. Appointment for such applicants will be at Entry level 1 (Grade 9), progressing to Entry level 2 (Grade 10) upon being successfully awarded the Higher Certificate in Food Control.

    £28,672 – £31,346  Entry level 1

    £32,234 – £33,782  Entry level 2

    Bedford Borough Council is a diverse and exciting place to work with excellent opportunities created by a challenging and varied workload, offering the opportunity to further your existing knowledge and experience and supporting your continued professional development.

    To discuss the role please contact Ataa Owusu-Addo, Team Leader, Food Regulation & Control, on 01234 228505.

    Proof of Covid vaccination status
    This role requires the post holder to be vaccinated with the complete course of a Covid-19 vaccine, unless medically exempt.
    If you are not currently vaccinated, but intend to have the vaccine, you may still apply for the role but will not be able to start until evidence of full vaccination or medical exemption is provided.

    Closing date: 18/10/2021

    How to apply