Head of Environmental Health

Recruiter
Confidential
Location
Gloucester
Salary
Competitive
Posted
30 Dec 2020
Closes
14 Jan 2021
Job Title
Director
Category
Public Sector
Contract Type
Temporary
Hours
Full Time
We are recruiting for an excellent opportunity for a Head of Environmental Health on a contract basis – minimum 4 months.
Duties include;
–To lead the environmental health response to the Covid–19 pandemic and public health emergency.
–To provide effective leadership and overall management of the Environmental Health team and services comprising: food safety, health and safety, environmental protection, licensing, pest control, animal welfare, renewable energy, home energy efficiency, private sector housing renewal and land drainage responsibilities.
–To contribute to the development and delivery of comprehensive and new approaches to delivering the corporate priorities.
–To strive for continuous improvement in service delivery and value for money.
–To develop and maintain the partnerships and relationships with external bodies and parties at local, regional and national level.
–To generally contribute to the wider corporate management of the organisation.
Essential Skills and Experience
* Educated to degree level or equivalent, ideally with a postgraduate qualification in a relevant subject.
* Experience and strong track record at a senior level within the Environmental Health field.
* Able to communicate effectively with a variety of different stakeholders and audiences within and outside the Council, such as senior colleagues, businesses and trade bodies, residents, community groups and organisations, regulatory bodies and elected members.
* Experience of working within a local authority context and of working with elected members
* Able to lead and develop high performing teams.
* Able to undertake work of a complex nature, which requires advanced/high level knowledge and skill across a range of specialist disciplines.
* Proven track record in delivering through partnership
* Able to prepare and present complex reports and advise Members, Strategic Leadership Team and Heads of Service on environmental health related matters.
Excellent working conditions and flexibility on day rate depending on skills and experience

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