Environmental Health Officer Apprentice

Oxford, Headington and Wheatley
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Do you have a passion for public health matters? Are you self-motivated, innovative and a flexible team player? If YES then we have an exciting opportunity for you to join Oxford City Council’s Regulatory Services and Community Safety Teams as an Environmental Health Officer Apprentice.


This is a newly created position, providing excellent career opportunities along with achieving Oxford City Councils own vision to create a sustainable Environmental Health Service for the future. As part of the Apprentice scheme you will be offered a professional development training programme, including enrolment on BSc degree course, accredited by the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health, (CIEH) with the potential on completion to become a qualified Environmental Health Practitioner.


We are looking for someone who is, adaptable in their approach and who is keen to develop their skillsets with the ability to grow to working independently to resolve complex queries whilst working collaboratively as part of a wider specialist team. The role is demanding and will require you to take personal responsibility and perform with a high level of professionalism. Partnering other services within the Council and external partners you will help deliver an effective joined up Regulatory Service by dealing with a range of public health and other issues


Predicted to have 3 or above A levels in a science or technology subject drawn from: Chemistry, Biology, Human Biology, Physics, Geography, Geology, Environmental Science, Nutrition, Food Science or similar at grade C/4 or above or equivalent BTEC qualification to be able to gain entry to an accredited BSc degree in Environmental Health(level 6 apprenticeship)


BSc degree in Environmental Health(level 6 apprenticeship)

How to apply
£11,700 per annum in Year 1, with the potential to increase to £17,900 per annum in Year 2
Working hours
37 (including flexibility in working occasional evenings as required. Time off in lieu will be agreed if evening work required)
Opportunity Provider
Oxford City Council

Mike Browning
St Aldate's Chambers
United Kingdom