How you'll make a difference

As an Environmental Health Support Officer (Administrator), you will be working in a small friendly team that mainly deals with food safety, infections disease control and accidents at work.

You will make a difference by providing an efficient, responsive and high-quality administrative support to allow the team to deliver the best possible service.

What will you be doing?  

  • You will be the first point of contact for the Safety Advisory Group, providing support to service and customer requests for event organisations, for example festivals, firework displays and Christmas events around the local authority.
  • Your responsibility will be to coordinate the safety aspects of these events and liaise with partner agencies such as police, fire and ambulance to ensure they are legally compliant.
  • You will arrange, attend and minute Safety Advisory Group meetings and distribute minutes accordingly.
  • You will administer the food hygiene rating scheme, to ensure the appropriate label is awarded to the correct food business.
  • You will be the first point of contact in the team and deal with all queries and complaints, seeing these through and escalating if necessary.You will leave detailed notes of actions taken. 
  • In this varied role you may attend site with Environmental Health Officers to inspect premises and help with purchasing of food required for sampling.
  • You will provide an administrative service to the Environmental Health Officers who deal with any infection’s disease control or accidents at work cases and support where necessary.
  • You will be required to enter accurate data on our inhouse information management system.

What we need from you

  • You will hold a minimum qualification of NVQ level 3 (or equivalent qualification) including English and Maths, or you will hold equivalent relevant experience in administration or business support.
  • It is essential that you are well organised and able to plan your work to meet targets set.
  • Communication is key in this role, so you must demonstrate the ability to communicate effectively with team members, service users, professionals and partnership agencies using a variety of media i.e. email, phone, face to face, taking minutes etc.
  • You will demonstrate practical skills and experience in using a range of IT packages with experience in using databases, including running standard reports, analysing and interpeting data and presenting findings. 


How a career at South Gloucestershire Council is different

We trust our team to work in the way which allows them to make the biggest difference and we continue to invest in technology to help staff do their jobs to the best of their ability and celebrate innovation.
 
We invest in the careers of our people and we are recognised for the quality, breadth and depth of our training and development offer, which helps our people make the greatest long-term difference in their work. 
 
Our teams at South Gloucestershire Council are making a real difference to the lives of people who live, work and learn here.  
 
  • We're building and shaping communities which people are proud of.
  • We're planning for the future; building and improving the roads, railways, schools, green spaces, and houses. 
  • We’re providing essential services across our communities to ensure they are safe and well maintained. 
We've achieved a great deal, but we need talented and dedicated people to ensure we continue to make a difference.  

We’re making a difference, be part of it! 

For more information, please contact Shaun Fudge, Team Leader on 01454 863494 or email [email protected]
 
Face to face interviews will be held on Wednesday 8th March 2023.
 
 

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