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Trading Standards Officer X2

Vacancy Summary
Employer:
West Berkshire Council
Salary:
From £26999 to £35934 per annum (Grade HI)
Location:
Council Offices, Market Street, Newbury
Contract:
Permanent
Working Pattern:
Full Time
Hours:
37 hours per week.
DBS Check:
No
Closing Date:
24/07/2019 at 23:59 PM
Reference:
V3718
Vacancy Description

Pubic Protection Partnership (PPP) is a shared environmental heath, licensing and trading standards service for Bracknell Forest, West Berkshire and Wokingham.  The PPP was formed in January 2017 and delivers a high quality service to some 470,000 residents and over 10,000 businesses.

We are looking to recruit experienced, qualified Trading Standards Officers to work across a range of related disciplines.  The roles would be suitable for generalist officers, but we would welcome interests from officers with specialist skills in investigaton or national public health matters. 

The work and structure of PPP is based on the National Intelligence Model and we operate under a number of multidisciplinary functional areas to achieve the approved priorities.  This means there are plenty of exciting opportunities to experience a wide range of cases and projects.  In addition there is the variety of work that comes with operating across 3 Boroughs

We offer a unique and dynamic working environment and you will benefit from a commitment to your professional and personal development, a generous leave entitlement, the opportunity to work flexibly. In return we expect you to be have an eye for detail and be comfortable working under pressure, be organised, flexible and enthusiastic, with good communication skills and able to work on your own initiative.

The post offers a free working environment across the PPP areas, but will be based in Theale, West Berkshire.

This role has been identified as public facing in accordance with Part 7 of the Immigration Act 2017; the requirement to fulfil all spoken aspects of the role with confidence in English applies.

West Berkshire Council offer excellent employment benefits such as flexible working, access to a wide range of relevant training, local government pension scheme, family friendly policies, a range of local discounts and much more. You will also be entitled to a generous annual leave entitlement of 26 days per annum rising to a maximum of 34 days, depending on how long you’ve worked for us and the grade of your job.

For an informal chat please contact George Lawrence, Strategic Manager on 01635 519163



Equal Opportunities
The Council supports Equal Opportunity of employment, and positively encourages applications from people who fall within any of the nine protected characteristics under the Equality Act 2010.
How to apply

Please complete an online application form.

This role requires the incumbent to have a car available at work to undertake his/her duties as they will be expected to undertake at least 1500 business miles per year. Essential Car User status attracts a lump sum allowance paid on a monthly basis as well as a free car parking space if he/she works at one of the Council’s corporate buildings.

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