Environmental Health Officer – Maternity Cover

Salary: £20,456 to £32,164 pro rata per annum – 6 months maternity cover

Hours:  18.5 hours per week

Band: Career Graded 7 – 10

Job role:

We are looking for a keen and self-motivated person to join our team of professional and technical officers to deliver the Environmental Health Service for 6 months. The post holder will carry out a multi-functional role focusing on proactive and reactive environmental protection & pollution, but may also get involved with food premises, health & safety, licensing and housing matters. In addition the role extends to include consultation on planning and licensing.

A degree/diploma in Environmental Health (or other specifically relevant degree) is required, with a commitment to obtain registration with the Environmental Health Registration Board. Experience in environmental protection/pollution is essential. The post holder will deal with proactive and reactive work and other varied tasks as required within the scope of the role. The post holder will need to demonstrate good communication skills and an ability to use initiative to carry out the function effectively. Prosecution/court experience would be desirable.

The post holder will need to embrace the flexible working arrangements which operate within the Authority.


For an informal discussion in relation to the post please contact Yvonne Garraway on 01664 504295 or via e-mail ygarraway@melton.gov.uk. The post is subject to Disclosure and Barring Check (DBS).


  • Closing date:  Noon, Friday 27 January 2017
  • Interview Date: Friday 3 February 2017

The Council has adopted a policy of equal opportunities and is committed to staff development and training.

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