Regulatory Officers / Environmental Health Practitioners

Isle of Wight Council
GBP 40,000 - 60,000
Job description

Job Title:

Regulatory Officers / Environmental Health Practitioners

Job Category:

Facilities & Environmental Services


County Hall, Isle of Wight Council

Hours Per Week:


Start Date:

Immediate Start

Start Time:


End Time:



£21.67 CONTRACT IS LIKELY TO RUN FOR A MINIMUM OF 3 MONTHS+ while we recruit for 2 permanent roles and induct new employees. There may be the opportunity for staying in post longer if workloads increase.

Post Title:

Regulatory Officer/Environmental Health Practitioner (Food Safety)

Pay Range:

Circa £27.00 (Ltd rate) p/h


Isle of Wight (the worker will be inspecting sites in person on the Island, we will therefore subsidise 50% of any ferry costs for travelling from Southampton, Southsea, Lymington or Portsmouth and the rates will also be discounted)


To be agreed but we are happy to work in a flexible and agile way, so the opportunity is there for part-time, and administrative work can be completed remotely from home.


  1. Undertaking detailed inspections/investigations to determine whether hazards are effectively controlled, and legislation is complied with.
  2. Offering advice on good practice.
  3. Returning to premises, as appropriate, to establish whether remedial action has been taken to comply with necessary requirements.
  4. Taking appropriate enforcement action, including preparing comprehensive letters, reports, schedules, and legal notices in accordance with relevant enforcement policies and procedures.
  5. Using your skill and initiative to identify matters warranting formal action.
  6. Where necessary, collecting, controlling, and presenting evidence in a court of law, in support of proceedings taken by the Council.


Applicants must demonstrate sound knowledge of relevant legislation, regulations, processes, systems, procedures, and standards. Experience in a regulatory service environment, including inspection, investigation, consultations, and enforcement. Experience in Food Safety Standards is essential. Applicants will need to hold a degree in Environmental Health or equivalent accredited qualifications.

Applicants will also need to be able to satisfy the travel requirements of the role e.g. use of a vehicle here on the Island and possession of a full driving licence.

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