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Food Safety Officer
  • Employer: North East Lincolnshire Council
  • Reference: N146
  • Published: Mon 16/09/2019, 10:00 AM
  • Closing on: Sun 06/10/2019, 12:00 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week, 12 Month Contract
  • Salary: NJC23 - £26,999
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Grimsby, Cleethorpes, North East Lincolnshire, East Yorkshire, Hull, NE Lincolnshire

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Food Safety Officer

We are looking for an enthusiastic, innovative and motivated individual to join us within the council’s Commercial Regulatory Team within the Regulation and Enforcement Service

North East Lincolnshire has easy access to the beautiful Lincolnshire countryside and excellent affordable housing. We have one of the best stretches of coastline in the country, centred on the seaside resort of Cleethorpes and thriving towns of Grimsby and Immingham. The cost of living is low and we can also offer superb education facilities.

As our Food Safety Officer, you will work as part of the team to provide an operational role around food safety matters undertaking the inspection of C, D and E rated food businesses. 

You will enforce Food Hygiene and Standards, Communicable Disease, Health & Safety, Public Health and some Port Health legislation as you will also be required to help support service delivery within the busy Port Health section of the team.

You will be supported in your role by a technical lead in food safety and port health along with a Principal Officer - Regulation and Principal Officer - Port Health.

The successful applicant will play an active role in securing food safety compliance within the borough.

You will hold a Higher Certificate in Food Control (equivalent to HNC level) or equivalent qualification and experience recognised by the FSA +/or Chartered Institute of Environmental Health (CIEH) to conduct food official control and relevant qualification (e.g. NEBOSH certificate) in relation to Occupational Health, Safety & Welfare.

You will also be committed to continuing personal and professional development including maintaining authorised officer competencies and CPD requirements of the Statutory Food Law Code of Practice.

Interviews will be held w/c 14 October and will consist of a formal interview and a presentation. Closing date 6th October


For an informal discussion regarding this role, please contact Neil Beeken, Commercial Regulatory Manager on 01472 324773 or Julie Moody, Principal Officer – Regulation on 01472 324722