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May 4th 2022
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Trading Standards Officer

Our local authority are for a qualified food standards officer with recent experience of undertaking food standards work. We have set priorities from the Food Standards Agency that we need to meet, along with regional and local priorities. Food standards are a priority are for Leicestershire and we are keen to ensure we have sufficient qualified and enthusiastic staff to meet these priorities. The successful candidate will work as part of a small friendly and experienced team of food officers, alongside animal health, feed and weights and measures officers who make up the compliance team. 

Candidates will work mostly on incidents, enquiries and providing business advice via telephone, email or face to face. Inspection work will form a basis of many complaints and it is envisaged that once or up to twice a week candidates will be out carrying out inspections at businesses, whether routine or incident/intelligence led. Working either with a colleague or sometimes on their own candidates should be confident and able to problem solve as necessary. Pool cars are available for candidates to use when out on inspections

When not carrying out inspections candidates will work from home and all equipment will be supplied. The option to work from the office occasionally will also be available. The right candidate could also be asked to undertake a specific project. We would anticipate that investigations will also form part of the work that candidates will undertake but we would consider this based on candidates skill base. 

We are willing to upskill candidates where necessary. We encourage flexible working and would be willing to work around the needs of candidates where Service needs allow. This role is offered on a full time basis of 37 hours but we will consider candidates wishing to work part time.

You MUST have a drivers licence for this role.

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