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Environmental Health Practitioner

Job Title: Environmental Health Practitioner
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Shropshire
Salary: £16 - 18 per hour
REF: LukeMHC48292
Contact Name: Liam Murphy
Contact Email:
Job Published: over 3 years ago

Job Description

We are currently looking for a Environmental Health Practitioner to work with one of our clients based in Shropshire. You will be working for the council.

Monday - Friday 

Shift Times may vary

Temp contract 

Pay rates between £16-£18ph

Job Purpose

  • The post will deliver a range of food and health and safety functions with a focus on food safety, standards and hygiene, health and safety, infectious diseases and related activities and supporting partnerships and relationships with businesses. Applicants from candidates with specialities in either food, health and safety or both will be considered.

Key Responsibilities

  • Carry out routine or unplanned visits and inspections to ensure compliance with health and safety legislation and take action to improve conditions
  • Provide advice and assistance to householders and businesses
  • Take photos, produce drawings, remove samples and conduct interviews as part of the inspection process
  • Investigate complaints from the general public
  • Carry out food hygiene and food standards inspections
  • Investigate accidents at work and complaints about poor standards of health and safety, identifying any areas of negligence
  • Investigate outbreaks of infectious disease and prevent it spreading any further
  • Take water samples to maintain and improve standards in public swimming and bathing areas as well as private water supplies
  • Monitor radiation activity, taking action when safety levels have been exceeded
  • Ensure the health and welfare of animal livestock on farms and other premises, as well as during transportation
  • Issue licences for pet shops and other animal-related businesses
  • Advise on planning and licensing applications
  • Monitor levels of noise, air, land and water pollution

4Recruitment Services is a specialist recruitment agency for Qualified Social Workers and HealthCare Professionals. We offer:

  • An excellent referral scheme of £250 for each successfully placed referral
  • HCPC certified complimentary training
  • 24 hour one on one specialist social work consultant based within your geographical area
  • Our own dedicated payroll support ensuring you get the full benefits of your payment

Recruitment is done in line with safe recruitment practices. 4Recruitment Services is an equal opportunities employer.

To discuss this vacancy or other Social Work vacancies in your area please contact Luke Mathurin on