Current vacancies

Environmental Health Practitioner (Food Safety Officer) 

Salary Grade H: (£32,553 to £35,578) Pay award pending
Job reference: H20/05
Hours per week 37
Location: Fleet in Hart District (NE Hampshire)
Type: Permanent 
Closing Date: 9AM Monday 24 August or sooner

The picturesque District of Hart is based in North Hampshire and is consistently rated as the best place to live in the UK. 
The Council works hard to make a positive contribution to the lives of our residents and to ensure that a decent quality of life is extended to everyone in Hart.  We do this by delivering continuous improvement and innovation in delivering the services that matter most to our residents. 
You will make a positive contribution to the Council’s core values by being helpful, approachable, responsive and taking ownership of challenges and problems, while making customers feel welcome, wanted and cared for.
We would like to recruit a new Environmental Health Practitioner.  The role represents a great opportunity for someone to join a small and friendly Environmental Health Team that sits within a wider creative, innovative and enthusiastic Place Service. 
The primary focus of the role will be to protect the health and wellbeing of the Community.  You will be able to demonstrate: excellent communication and negotiation skills; enthusiasm; self-motivation; sound judgement; an ability to prioritise work under pressure; a proactive approach to problem solving and tackling challenges; excellent organisational skills; a commitment to excellence in customer care; and an ability to identify and act on opportunities to improve Service delivery.  
As part of a small but established team, the successful candidate will carry out a diverse range of duties, including but not exhaustively: 

  • Food Hygiene Inspections (Previous experience and suitable qualification is essential)
  • Accident Investigations
  • Infectious Disease and Outbreak investigations
  • Health and Safety interventions

Applicants applying for the role should be qualified to degree level in a relevant scientific discipline and have up to date practical knowledge and experience of applying Environmental Health law.  We would be particularly keen to hear from applicants with a post graduate qualification in health and safety.  A full driving licence is essential. 
Hart District Council offers: a competitive salary; an essential car allowance; free car parking; a generous leave entitlement; flexible working; and the pleasure of working within a picturesque corner of Hampshire. 

View the Environmental Health Practitioner Job Description

Email if you have any questions or to request an informal chat about the role.

Apply for this role online, using the Job reference H20/05


Recently closed vacancies

  • HR Business Partner

Salary Grade J: (£40,356 to £42,259)
Job reference: H20/04
Hours per week 37
Location: Fleet in Hart District (NE Hampshire)
Type: Permanent 
Closed: 9AM Monday 3 August

View the HR Business Partner Job Description

Completed applications for these posts are currently being considered by the team and those being taken forward in the selection process will be contacted in due course.

Hart District Council is an equal opportunities employer. View the Employment Application privacy notice that will apply if you are taken forward to the interview stage. Our corporate policies for more information about our working practices and policies.You can also find out more generally about working in local government and career opportunities for young people

We support Hart Voluntary Action (HVA). HVA's Volunteer Centre promotes and supports the development of volunteering and they have a range of volunteering opportunities available in the Hart District. For more information please visit the HVA website.

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