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Manse Brae Lower Lochgilphead Argyll, PA31 8QU
£35,786 - £44,272 per year
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Full Time
35 hours per week
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Regulatory Services - Environmental Health

Closing Date: Thursday 22nd February 2024 


Due to recent recruitment, an excellent opportunity has arisen for an Environmental Health Officer or Regulatory Services Officer/Food Safety Officer to join our team, working in a very challenging yet beautiful part of the west of Scotland. Working from the Lochgilphead office, you will undertake the wide range of environmental health enforcement, including public health and food safety, across a wide area including the islands of Islay, Jura and Gigha. There will be a requirement to manage your own district workload, whilst ensuring and protecting public health. (Please note that the salary for an EHO is £40914-44272)

Consideration will be given to applications from newly qualified Environmental Health Officers. Prospective applicants who do not hold the REHIS Diploma in Environmental Health should contact REHIS ( to confirm their eligibility to work as an EHO in Scotland, or the requirements in order to do so. Guidance can be found at

Recognising the national shortage of Environmental Health Officers, the post may be filled as a Regulatory Services Officer (Salary £35786-£39819) . We would be interested to receive applications from graduates who are authorised food safety enforcement officers holding the Higher Certificate in Food Hygiene/Food Control, or are working as an environmental health enforcement officer in local authorities. Depending on the successful candidate, there may be an opportunity to undertake training and development to support a career pathway from Regulatory Services Officer to Environmental Health Officer.


Applicants should note that:-

This post is not suitable for job share.


To apply for this vacancy, please click on the Apply Now button at the top of this page.

If you would like clarification on any information contained within the vacancy advert and/or job description you will require to speak with the recruiting manager, who is Jacqui Middleton, Environmental Health Manager (East) on 01546 604361(

Please note that you cannot apply for this vacancy by contacting the recruiting manager, applications must be made by clicking on the Apply Now button at the top of this page.

Please also note that we do not accept CVs, only applications completed and submitted via the Apply Now button on this page.

We encourage applications from people from all backgrounds and aim to have a workforce that represents the wider society that we serve. We pride ourselves on being an employer of choice. We champion diversity, inclusion and wellbeing and aim to create a workplace where everyone feels valued and a sense of belonging. To find out more about our commitment to this please visit Equality & Diversity Policy.

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