Vacancy Details

Environmental Health Officer - Food & Safety

Elmbridge Borough Council
£33,348 - £40,136
Elmbridge Borough Council, Civic Centre, High Street, Esher, Surrey, KT10 9SD
Working Pattern:
Full Time
36 hours per week.
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
30/09/2019 at 12:00 PM
Elmbridge Borough Council

Environmental Health Officer – Food and Safety Team

Salary: £33,348- £40,136 (SO2 – PO39)

Permanent – Full-time (36 hours)


If you are committed to protecting public health and want to work in a positive, dynamic organisation we want to hear from you!

We are looking to recruit for attitude, not simply skills. Your desire to create positive change is what’s important to us and in return we can help you develop the specific skills you need for the role.

What can you bring to Elmbridge?


About the role

Being part of the food and safety team, you will cover a wide range of food hygiene, health and safety, infectious disease and skin piercing licencing roles, as well as a variety of public health projects. You will be instrumental in both our programmed and reactive food hygiene inspections and in appropriate enforcement action, as well as providing business support and coaching including the delivery of training.


About you

You will have:

  • a qualification in environmental health, with a certificate of registration from EHRB
  • worked in an environmental health team
  • and gained experience of working in a regulatory setting, both in terms of food hygiene and safety and/or health and safety

However, it’s your approachable manner, your self-motivation, your ability to prioritise your work, as well as your commitment to our customers, that will be your strength at Elmbridge.


About us

Elmbridge prides itself on being a learning organisation. You will have the opportunity for both professional and personal development through our talent programme and we will work with you to create a bespoke learning and development programme as appropriate to your role.

The wellbeing of our employees is vitally important to us; whether it’s mindfulness, healthy walks or mental health first aid, there are a wide range of opportunities available to you; after all, when you thrive, Elmbridge thrives!

You will also have the advantage of our positive approach to flexible working and if full-time working doesn’t suit you please let me know and we can discuss options. Please contact Andy Martin, 01372 474735 to chat through any questions you have.

Our careers website (  will give you lots of information on Elmbridge and you should also view our LinkedIn page to see examples of our energy, creativity and commitment to our customers.


Could Elmbridge be your next career move?


Closing date – Monday 30 September 12 noon

Interview – week commencing 7 October 2019

Equal Opportunities

Elmbridge Borough Council - Working for Equality. We welcome applications from all sections of the community.

How to apply

Please note that we do not accept CVs. We only accept online applications.

To apply use the "Apply Online" button below, which will take you to our Applicant Tracking System ('ATS') where, once you have applied, you can log on to your online account at any time to view the status of any of your applications. By using ATS, you can track the progress of your application(s), receive communications by email, select your own interview time online and see whether you have been made a conditional offer.

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