Environmental Health Officer - Out of Hours

Tower Hamlets, London (Greater)
£35,638 - £41,465
18 Jul 2019
23 Jul 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
NEBOSH Qualification
NEBOSH Certification


Environmental Health Officer - Out of Hours
Vacancy Reference Number: PLA00432

 Closing Date: 14th August 2019


Directorate:          Place

Division:               Public Realm

Section:                Regulatory Services

Team:                   Noise Control

Grade:                  PO2 - PO3 - £35,638 - £41,465

Contract Type:     Permanent

Number of Posts: 3

Hours per week:  35

Benefits and Allowances


The candidate will benefit from the essential car user allowance and shift allowance. 

Role Purpose

The post holder will be responsible for carrying out all Environmental Health functions out of hours - this will be reactive and proactive noise responses, event management, reviewing licensed premises and undertaking food inspections.   

This is a new service that will cover all Environmental Health issues that need to be addressed outside normal working hours. The Team will work a variety of shifts to cover hours from 11 am Thursday to 6am Monday.  

The post holder will liaise with internal and external parties to ensure that a holistic approach is taken with regards to Environmental Health within its broadest sense across all work programmes.

The post holder will also attract an additional 14% shift allowance.

The posts are originally fixed term until 31/2/20.  

Key Responsibilities

To deliver on the agreed service level agreements with external/internal parties and to deliver on those agreed action plans. 



 The successful individual will be an Environmental Health Practitioner registered with in Chartered Institute of Environmental (or equivalent) and have extensive experience across Environmental Health.

Additional Information


Please contact David Tolley, Head of Environmental Health and Trading Standards on 0207 364 6724 to discuss this opportunity in more detail.

Application Details

This post is open to the following types of applicants: Redeployees/ Internal/ External/ Agency


If this role is available to Internal employees only, this will include agency workers but does not include independent contractors or Skills Match trainees


All applications should be made via our online application system, no CV’s or alternative forms of applications are accepted.

Internal employees should apply via the council's Intranet. External applicants apply via the Council's website www.towerhamlets.gov.uk/careers