Health and Safety Principal Environmnetal Health Officer

Camden, London (Greater)
£40,829 - £47,360 per annum
18 Oct 2019
03 Nov 2019
Job role
Contract Type
Full time

Camden is focused on creating the conditions for people to lead high quality and fulfilling lives. We are committed to delivering frontline services in an efficient and professional manner reaffirming our responsibility to quality of life for our communities.

As a Principal Environmental Health Officer within the Public Protection Service your focus will be on health and safety issues. The role will require you to take personal responsibility for the effective investigation and resolution of complex casework and to lead on all regulatory health and safety matters.

We are seeking for a highly motivated and experienced Principal Environmental Health Officer to join our busy Health and Safety Team. You will

  • hold BSc/MSc or Diploma in Environmental Health and be EHRB registered as an Environmental Health Practitioner or hold relevant Health and Safety qualification with appropriate enforcement experience.

  • have an excellent working knowledge and understanding of the legislative framework relating to health and safety and relevant experience in its application to casework, including enforcement.

  • have an organised approach to your own workload whilst dealing with conflicting priorities and a focus on delivering excellent customer service.

  • be able to work collaboratively with internal and external partners, and able to contribute to service improvements.

  • understand the importance of accurate data and be able to manage information securely. 

About us

Camden’s main offices are located in modern award winning offices at King’s Cross. You can expect an exceptional range of benefits including discounted access to the onsite leisure facilities with swimming pool, recognition and reward for high performance with progression and pay increases, flexible and agile working hours and access to a leading pension scheme.

Camden is proud to be the country’s first Timewise council and as part of this accreditation, we work to help parents balance work with childcare. This fits in with our aim to be leaders in innovative flexible and part-time working that allows for different patterns of care and for parents to share childcare responsibilities.

Click HERE to see the full details of our excellent benefits

Make it work for you. Make it your Camden.

Discover and Diversity

To discover more about Camden and our commitment towards diversity, equality and safeguarding, please visit our recruitment website

How to apply:

To apply for this job please follow the "Apply" link. In the ‘Why you?’ section of the application form you will be expected to explain how you meet the technical knowledge and experience section of the job profile (see link below), focusing on the issues in “About You” in this advert. When explaining how you meet each of the requirements, please give examples that clearly demonstrate your skills, knowledge and experience. When writing your examples give a brief description of the situation or task but focus on the actions you took and the result of your actions.

Camden is committed to making our recruitment practices barrier-free and as inclusive as possible for everyone. This includes making adjustments or changes for people who have a disability or long-term health condition. If you would like us to do anything differently during the recruitment process, or provide any information in an alternative format, please contact us on 020 7974 6655, at, or post to 5 Pancras Square, London N1C 4AG.

Additional Information:

Please contact William Sasu, Public Protection Services Manager on 0207 974 4733 to discuss this opportunity in more detail.

Closing date for applications: Sunday 3rd November 2019 23:49

Interviews to be held: TBC

To view the Job profile for this vacancy please click HERE

Please quote reference: 190000PL

Camden welcomes new employees on a monthly basis; next available dates for induction are; 18th November and 9th December 2019