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Environmental Health Practitioner Graduate
  • Employer: North East Lincolnshire Council
  • Reference: P018
  • Published: Tue 26/05/2020, 13:55 PM
  • Closing on: Mon 08/06/2020, 12:00 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Salary: NJC15 £22,911
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Grimsby, Cleethorpes, North East Lincolnshire, East Yorkshire, Hull, NE Lincolnshire

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Environmental Health Practitioner Graduate

Environmental Health Practitioner Graduate

North East Lincolnshire Council
2 year Fixed Term Graduate Placement Scheme
Salary £22,911 per annum

North East Lincolnshire Council have an exciting opportunity for a hardworking, self-motivated and enthusiastic individual who has completed a CIEH accredited BSc or MSc in Environmental Health. We’re offering a two year graduate placement, providing opportunities to be involved in a range of workplace activities aligned to the competency requirements of the Chartered Environmental Health Practitioner Programme.

The role is based within the Commercial Regulatory Team, a multi-disciplined team who cover a range of traditional commercial Environmental Health and Trading Standards activities. We also have one of the busiest Border Control Posts in the UK for the import of fishery products and are responsible for a full range of enforcement duties both inland and at the border.  The area is a local, national and international hub of food manufacturing, storage and distribution, which influences the nature of our regulatory service demands.  You will also be offered the opportunity to spend time with other teams that deliver Environmental Health functions.

As an addition to our team we looking for decision makers who are self-motivated, have excellent communication and interpersonal skills and are able to plan and organise their own workload. This will be underpinned by the legal and technical knowledge and ability required to secure regulatory compliance within the Authority.

What do I need to do?
To apply for our placement scheme you need to read the role profile and complete our online
application form.
Please read the role profiles for each placement carefully and please remember on your
application to relate your skills, knowledge and experience to those outlined on the role profile with

A link to the role purpose, job tasks and specification is attached.


You must have a CIEH accredited qualification in Environmental Health at a minimum of level 6 and be eligible to enrol on the CIEH Chartered Practitioner Programme or Food Competency equivalent by September 2020.

In addition 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.

The Council will support the successful applicant to achieve the Chartered Practitioner Programme or food competency and are currently reviewing options to assist with funding towards the qualification cost.  You will receive the necessary training and guidance commensurate to your role in addition to a flexible working environment, a career average pension scheme, car parking and other employee benefits.

For an informal discussion about the role, please contact either Neil Beeken, Commercial Regulatory Manager on 01472 324773 ( or Dee Hitter, Principal Officer, Port on 01472 323403 (

Closing date for applications is 8th June 2020 and candidate assessment will be held the week commencing the 22nd June  2020.