FOOD SAFETY OFFICER

Recruiter
Anonymous
Location
Kent
Salary
Competitive
Posted
16 Sep 2019
Closes
14 Oct 2019
Sectors
Engineering, Defence
Contract Type
Temporary
Hours
Full Time
FOOD SAFETY OFFICER

LOCAL AUTHORITY WITHIN BROMLEY (BR1)

6 MONTH TEMPORARY CONTRACT WITH POSSIBILITY OF BEING ONGOING

START DATE ASAP

FULL TIME

GBP35 P/H PAYE GBP45 UMBRELLA

1 FTE fully qualified and competent Environmental Health Officers/Food Safety Officers is required to carry out food hygiene and food standards inspections.

The Candidate must hold either a degree in Environmental Health or a Higher Certificate in Food Control and have current experience of food law enforcement within a LA.

Special Requirements:

Full driving licence for car.
Physically fit and in good general health.
Flexible work arrangements and prepared to work out of normal office hours.

The main purpose of the job:

To undertake duties of inspection, investigation and enforcement relating to the relevant legislation, codes of practice, service plans and Council policy.
Investigate complaints and cases / outbreaks of infectious disease accordance with departmental standards and procedures.
Undertake hazard spotting while undertaking food inspections
To give advice and assistance to members of the public, trade and commerce in matters related to food safety and infectious disease control.
To undertake cross Divisional work as required.

Summary of Responsibilities:

To undertake inspections of premises under the terms of relevant legislation to ensure the compliance with the law and associated regulations in accordance with departmental and Council policy.
Undertake risk scoring and administer the FHRS for premises inspected
To investigate relevant service requests in accordance with Divisional procedures and ensure that remedial action is undertaken.
Liaise with the Health and safety enforcement team on issues identified during food inspections
Provide advice in keeping with Departmental practice to members of the public and business to assist in compliance with legislation
Prepare and sign correspondence and statutory notices within delegated responsibilities and attend court where necessary.
Prepare cases for legal proceedings in consultation with the Team Leader.
Maintain a current knowledge of relevant specialisms and to undertake further training as required.
Take part in the training and instruction of trainees and other official visitors in the specialist areas of responsibility as requested
Any other duties as necessary to maintain the efficiency and effectiveness of the service.

*ONLY SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATES WILL BE CONTACTED*

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