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Camden - Food safety officer

Job Title: Camden - Food safety officer
Contract Type: Temporary
Location: Camden
Salary: £38 per hour
REF: DCPM/27/9/22/1
Contact Name: Deanna Clarke
Contact Email:
Job Published: 2 months ago

Job Description

Camden Council -  Food safety officer

Location - 5 Pancras Square, London, Camden, N1C 4AG

Umbrella: £38.00ph – on going contract

Hours Per Week :             36.00

Start Time :                         09:00

End Time :                           17:30

Background in food safety is mandatory.

working pattern is 36 hours Monday to Friday

To carry out inspections, re-inspections and surveys and to be responsible for the investigation, enforcement and manage a more complex caseload. To prepare and serve Statutory Notices and take enforcement action in line with the Council’s strategy and departmental enforcement policies. To report and/or advise where statutory action is not appropriate and to initiate prosecutions for failure to comply with statutory instruments where appropriate. To consult/negotiate with developers, landlords, contractors, business and other clients as appropriate, to ensure progress of casework. To carry out site visits, surveys, inspections and to attend Public Inquiries, courts of law, and tribunals. To prepare priced specifications, give advice and check legal notices drafted by more junior colleagues. To be responsible for project/policy or areas of expertise. To have good observational and investigation skills; and the ability to carry out inspections, at times outside normal core working hours.   Ability To Manage A Caseload.  Previous experience in similar role.   Good working knowledge of relevant legislation and codes of practice.  Good Customer Service Skills.   The ability to keep accurate records for official use.  Must have up to date food safety competencies in place to work in this post. 

Essential Qualifications

  •  BSc/MSc or Diploma in Environmental Health
  • Hold competency requirements of Food Law Code of Practice for Authorised Officers with recent experience carrying out inspections and up to date training and accreditation for role requirements.