We operate a bilingual policy. All applicants are invited to apply in Welsh, any application submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application made in English.
Closing date: 10/07/2023
37 hours / Permanent
41,496 - 43,516 *
We are looking to recruit a Senior Environmental Health Officer to join our Public Protection teams on a permanent, full time basis.
About the role
This role requires the candidate to part of a committed and professional team of Environmental Health Officers, and Public Protection Officers responsible and accountable for the enforcement, control, development and maintenance of Environmental Health and Public Protection standards throughout Ceredigion.
The agricultural industry is very important in Ceredigion, and this role will be responsible for the operational delivery of the Animal Health & Welfare service, and the day-to-day management of the staff engaged in those services. A challenging yet thoroughly rewarding role that will be fully supported through all necessary training.
On a day to day basis you will:
Our ideal candidate
We are looking to recruit an individual who is: –
Whilst previous experience in Animal Health & Welfare is desirable it is not essential. The successful candidate will have at least 5 years experience of public service provision with at least 2 years experience working in a regulatory environment, preferably Environmental Health or similar regulatory service.
We welcome applications from non-Welsh speakers. All successful applicants requiring support to learn/improve their Welsh language skills will be offered funded lessons, during work time, to help reach the desired standard.
Our offer to you
We are committed to developing our people and will not only provide support to enable you to quickly and confidently take ownership of this role’s key areas of responsibility but in addition, we are committed to supporting your development in order that you can progress your career with us.
In exchange for your skills and commitment we will offer you a range of employee benefits including flexible working, competitive annual leave allowance, enhanced family benefits, lifestyle savings and employee health and wellbeing packages.
More information about our wide-ranging employee benefits can be found here.
We believe work-life balance is very important. To support you in achieving this, you will have access to the following discretionary benefits:
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Get in touch
For further information and an informal discussion regarding this post please contact Heddwyn Evans on firstname.lastname@example.org
Job Description and Person Specification
Note: We reserve the right to change the application window so it that it closes earlier or later than currently advertised.
Lifestyle savings scheme
Generous employer pension scheme
Cycle to work scheme
Learning and development
We lead on corporate performance, corporate policy, strategic partnerships, engagement, community cohesion and civil contingencies, and also are responsible for strategic and operational responsibility for public protection: environmental health, food fraud, licencing and trading standards. Our key functions are as follows: