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Environmental Health Manager (Environmental Protection)

South Norfolk and Broadland Councils
Place of work:
Horizon Building, Norwich, Norwich
Salary details:
£50,388 - £55,011
Job term:
Full Time
37 hours per week
Closing date:
03 March 2024 11:30 PM
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Role Snapshot…

A fully qualified environmental health officer with solid experience, you are already an experienced team leader and probably thinking about your next move. We are looking for the right people person to join us and, with our help, develop into our next Environmental Health Manager (Environmental Protection).

What we can offer:

  • Great development over two years as a senior manager
  • Comprehensive management training to fill in any gaps in your CV: people, systems and processes, projects and change, technical and financial management
  • Excellent opportunities to grow in your career.


See our candidate information pack here: https://ow.ly/qSvX50QtcoL


You will be supported to lead our teams in delivering a diverse portfolio of services. You’ll have an aptitude for managing professionals, creating a positive working culture, initiating projects and change, and challenging both yourself and others constructively to find new ways to make a real impact.


What you could be part of…

In this senior management role you’ll oversee and innovate to ensure we offer strong public protection, community safety and environmental quality to our communities. This is a key role in shaping and organising high-quality service delivery, driving support and seeking opportunities for improvement across two districts with a combined population of over 270,000. Your work will be customer-oriented and outcome-focused, with a strong strategic and corporate focus, and you’ll need to keep people at the heart of everything you do.


Working at the Council enables you to be part of an organisation which is proud to deliver high-quality, customer focused services. Our success comes from us being commercially astute and business-like.  Continuous improvement is also vital and we challenge ourselves to develop new and innovative ways to improve the services that make a real difference to people’s lives.



What you’ll be doing…

  • Managing, planning, developing and continuously improving the delivery of services of the Environmental Protection team
  • Ensuring the Councils meet the wide range of statutory duties to protect public health and the environment by implementing environmental legislation in relation to statutory nuisances and anti-social behaviour, air quality, contaminated land, water quality and pollution control.
  • Ensuring the Councils’ environmental protection policies and procedures reflect legislative change and current good practice and review and update them as required.
  • Overseeing the team’s enforcement activity and instigation of prosecutions, cultivating high standards and when actively involved prepare statements and attend court hearings as required.


You must have…

  • A degree or equivalent qualification in Environmental Health and be registered with the Environmental Health Officers Registration Board.
  • Have, or be willing to work towards, Chartered Environmental Health Practitioner status.
  • Evidence of significant post-qualification experience in a similar or related role.
  • An ability to demonstrate team leadership experience.
  • Knowledge and understanding of the full range of community and environmental protection functions and comprehensive knowledge and understanding of the relevant legislation.
  • Experience of successfully leading, developing and motivating a team. Skilled and creative problem solver.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and experience of delivering to a wide range of audiences.


What’s in it for you…


Why Work For Us?

Do you want to know more about why our staff work for us? Our website has a fantastic why work for us section where our staff tell us what makes working for the Councils so special.



What Flexible and Hybrid Working Arrangements do we Offer?

The Councils understand the importance of operating a work life balance in the modern world. The Councils operate a flexible working policy and hybrid working options available for employees where operationally possible.

Where Are We Located?

Plan your travel route and find out where the Council office sites are located?

Our website has an amazing interactive map showing all our Council sites and the travel and route plan for each.


 What Roles Do the Councils Offer?

The Councils operate a vast and diverse number of services for our residents, so with this comes a vast and diverse amount of job roles within the Councils. Our website has a great graphic showing all our job families and roles within the Councils. From here you can plan your career with the Councils or get some ideas on other roles that you may be interested in.



What Benefits do our Employees Receive?

View all our amazing staff benefits on offer for our employees. Our website has a brilliant benefits section allowing you to see the range of discounts, exclusive offers and total rewards our employees receive. Make sure you stop by to find out more information.



What Employer Accreditations do we Hold?

The Councils have a range of employer accreditations that we have worked very hard to achieve. Our website has a full descriptive list of all our current accreditations and what this means for our employees.



What Wellbeing Support do our Staff Have Access to?

The Councils want to ensure all our employees have a safe comfortable place to work, ensuring that employees feel empowered to actively manage their own wellbeing both at work and at home. The Councils have a large wellbeing section available on the website outlining our commitment to the wellbeing of the employees of the Council.



Where are we advertising?

Advertising Internally and Externally

If external, please apply via our website. If internal, please apply via submitting your expression of interest to the relevant recruiting manager, a template for an expression of interest can be found on Connect.



Key Dates


Closing Date*    

Sunday 3 March 2024 at 11:30PM

Interview Dates    

 To be confirmed 

*The Councils reserve the right to close the any and all vacancies after one week, if there is judged to be a sufficient number of applications received.


Other Information

Please note that this post is subject to a satisfactory criminal record check.


If you any questions about the role, then please don’t hesitate to contact the recruiting manager or human resources, who will be happy to answer any questions on the role or the Councils.



Nick Howard



01508 533787



HR Team



01508 533995


If you want to learn more about the Councils, then please visit our joint website- South Norfolk and Broadland District Councils Website.


For lots of great information about employee life at the Councils please visit the above linked pages or visit our Jobs and Training Courses website page.


For information on how we use your data and the Councils Data Protection Policy please have a look at the Councils website.








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