This is an exciting opportunity to gain an accredited degree level qualification whilst working alongside our multi-disciplinary Environmental Health Team helping to protect Arun’s health, safety and wellbeing.
Whilst working, you will complete a BSc (Hons) Environmental Health Practitioner Degree (distant learning) with paid study time, linked to the national apprenticeship scheme. You will have the opportunity to gain valuable work experience, learning and developing new skills whilst building your confidence along the way.
As you learn and develop your skills and knowledge, you will help respond to complaints and enquiries, support officers on inspections and investigations; liaise with members of the public, colleagues and external agencies, and assist with proactive compliance work and projects.
We welcome applicants across the board and particularly those with an interest in the future of Arun. You don’t need any regulatory work experience, but will need to demonstrate a willingness to learn, good communication and IT skills, and have grade 4/C or above in English and Maths GCSE (or other level 2 equivalent) and 80 UCAS points from level 3 qualifications. You must also meet the requirements to be eligible for an apprenticeship and be in a position to start the course by early September 2022. Details of the course are here Environmental Health Practitioner BSc (Hons) (Degree Apprenticeship) | University Centre Weston (ucw.ac.uk)
Successful candidates will be offered support to achieve their professional qualification with the ultimate aim of becoming a CIEH registered Environmental Health Practitioner. If you have the ability to engage with businesses, stakeholders, and members of public in a customer focused and professional manner and possess strong organisation skills to help manage your own case workload your application is strongly encouraged.
You must also be capable of working with legislation, providing clear and accurate advice to the public, and working well as part of a team and on your own initiative.
You will be working on a hybrid arrangement involving working from home, in the field and from the office (Civic Centre, Littlehampton, which will be your contractual base).
CLOSING DATE: 14 August 2022 - 23:59pm
INTERVIEW DATE: to be confirmed
Arun has a commitment to equality of opportunity in employment. If you have a disability which makes it difficult to complete our application form, please contact the Human Resources Department, who will assist you with your application.