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Port Health Support Officer (2 posts)



Applications for this role are now closed.

27th July 2020

**37 hours per week working on a rotational shift pattern & including some weekend working.

Fixed term for 2 years.

East Suffolk Council is an exciting place to work and a great place to make a real difference to people’s lives, delivering vital services to a quarter of a million people across East Suffolk.

Suffolk Coastal Port Health Authority is at the frontline of food safety, animal and public health control not only for the UK but also for the European Union. To become part of our team you will be enthusiastic, keen to learn and prepared to assist our dedicated team of staff in the undertaking of our statutory functions.

The role can offer you a mix of both office based functions such as the checking and processing of import documentation as well as out of office functions such as examination and sampling of foodstuffs, including allergens, where a degree of lifting will be involved, and assisting with vessel inspection. You will have the opportunity to work under your own initiative but also with others as a team.

You will participate in a rotational shift pattern covering 06:30 to 22:00 weekdays and 06:30 to 14:30 at weekends.

Interested? Ideally you’ll need a BTec in Environmental Health, 2 A Levels or equivalent and a full current driving license. Experience of office procedures, good computer and communication skills are essential. 

In return, we can offer great opportunities for training and development. There’s also a superb benefits package including flexible working options and purpose-built, brand new office accommodation, as well as a generous leave entitlement, discount scheme, pension scheme and free car parking.

*plus 14% shift allowance.

Please read the job description and person specification before applying for this job.

For an informal discussion regarding this post please contact Alexandra Catling or Dan Longson (Operations Team Leaders) on 01394 613330.   

Interviews: w/c 17 August 2020.

Reference: ESC00415
Organisation: East Suffolk Council
Place of work: Suffolk Coastal Port Health Authority, Felixstowe
Salary details: £21,589 - £23,836 per annum*
Job term: Full Time
Hours: 37 hours per week**
Appointment: Fixed Term
Closing date: 31 July 2020 11:30 PM

Closing Date

The closing date for this job offer is on 31/07/2020


£21,589 - £23,836 per annum*


This job is located in Felixstowe, Suffolk

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On 1 April 2019, East Suffolk Council became a brand new super district council for east Suffolk, replacing Suffolk Coastal and Waveney District Councils to deliver vital services for local communities.

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