Principal Regulatory Services Officer

Favourite Scottish Borders Council
Ref no: SBO02311
Closes: Friday, 6th April 2018
Published: Wednesday, 14th March 2018
Location: Hq - Main Building, Council Headquarters, Newtown St.Boswells, Melrose, Roxburghshire
Salary: £38,921.18 - £40,691.43 per year
Hours: 35.00 hours per week
Contract Type: Permanent
Position Type: Full Time
Organisation: Scottish Borders Council
Category: Managerial / Executive
Sub-category: Professional / Managerial

Job Details

Grade: 10B Hourly Rate: £21.32 - £22.29 Salary: £38,921.18 - £40,691.43 per annum Contract Duration: Permanent

Role Purpose

To manage the Commercial Premises team in the core areas of Food Safety Food Standards Infectious Disease Health & Safety Licensing Smoking Legislation Private Water Supplies in relation to commercial premises Nuisance Investigations in relation to commercial premises


Degree / MSc in Environmental Health Diploma in Environmental Health (REHIS) or equivalent Completion of Scheme of Practical training (REHIS or equivalent) Participation in Continual Professional Development Experience of working within an Environmental Health service within a local authority or similar environment Experience of Enforcement action Experience of dealing with complex cases Ideally you will have some experience of managing a team however this post also offers an opportunity for an experienced Environmental Health Officer to gain valuable line management experience and be part of an evolving service.

Informal Enquiries

Informal enquiries can be made to Tricia Scott 01835 824000 x 5730 Scottish Borders Council is committed to improving the diversity of its workforce to better reflect the communities we serve. We welcome applications from all minority groups and individuals who identify with one or more of the protected characteristics as defined by the Equality Act 2010. In particular from candidates who assess themselves as having a disability, under the Disability Confident Employer scheme this guarantees an interview to those individuals who meet the essential criteria of the post. All appointments will be made on merit.

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