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Job Summary Grade 7-10Terms & Conditions
Trainee Regulatory Officer Ref:50047105

Jubilee Stores, The Quay, Newport, Isle of Wight

Grade 7 to 10, £22,183.00 to £33,790.00 per annum

Contact: Telephone 01983 823134 or email if you need further information about applying. Please note only applications completed and submitted online by the closing date will be accepted

Vacancy Reference: 50047105

Closing Date: 11/06/2021

Hours: 37 hours per week

Contract Type: Permanent


Do you want just a job, or do you want a fulfilling sustainable career?


Are you ready to gain new skills, knowledge and experience?


Do you want to embark on an occupation that will always bring new challenges and where your skills will always be in demand?


Our Environmental Health Team have created a rare opportunity for an enthusiastic and committed individual to join TeamIWC as a Trainee Regulatory Officer with a focus on Food Safety.  Starting at a Grade 7 salary of £21,589, you will work your way up to a Grade 10 Salary of £32,886 once you’ve qualified.


This is an incredible chance for someone keen to reimagine their career and invest in their own long-term future. You will train in all fields of food safety, microbiology, food standards and Health and Safety as you undertake the Higher Certificate in Food Premises Inspection and the Higher Certificate in Food Control plus you will be working to obtain your NEBOSH General Certificate.


Alongside undergoing part-time education at the University of Birmingham, you’ll receive on the job training giving you the confidence and skill needed to undertake all the duties required from Environmental Health professionals.


Every day is different as a Regulatory Services Officer, and the work is often challenging, but we have a professional and supportive team who will be here to help you every step of the way. You’ll travel island-wide inspecting a variety of businesses, in the interest of protecting the safety of the public; this will include participating in court proceedings where required.


To succeed and reap the rewards of a career in Environmental Health, you’ll need to be a strong team worker with keen attention to detail. You’ll be unfazed by unexpected challenges and you’ll need to demonstrate good analytic and communicative skills.


Communication and professionalism are key to successful career in this industry. You’ll need the ability to build a good working relationship with commercial members of the community, as well as demonstrating a considerate but assertive approach to problem solving.


You’ll need be prepared for working outside usual office hours as the workload demands, this can include weekend working and out of hours service.


Due to the nature of the role and our rural location, a driving license will be required.


If you are a confident independent worker, looking for a dynamic working environment, and if you value the opportunity to invest in a fulfilling occupation, don’t hesitate to apply!


For further information or an informal discussion please contact Rachel Briscoe on: 01983 823000 Ext:6167.


Find out more about working for the Isle of Wight Council and living on the Island here.


This council and its schools recruit according to the council’s Safer Recruitment policy and are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share in this commitment.


The Isle of Wight Council protects its employees from discrimination, we actively promote the diversity of our workforce and we provide flexible working options (where appropriate) to support the different needs of our employees.  The Isle of Wight Council is an equal opportunities employer and is proud to encourage applications from all cultures, backgrounds and abilities to better reflect the diversity within our local community.


In addition to the above, the Isle of Wight Council is a Disability Confident Employer. This means that providing an individual meets the basic essential requirements of the advertised role and have declared themselves as disabled, they will be offered an opportunity for an interview within the council.


Telephone 01983 823134 or email if you need further information about applying. Please note only applications completed and submitted online by the closing date will be accepted.


In the interests of efficiency and economy, no further communication will be sent to you unless you reach the final shortlist. This means that if you do not hear from the recruiting manager within three weeks of the closing date, we regret that your application will not have been successful on this occasion.



Closing Date : 11 June 2021