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Interim Senior Food Safety Officer

Salary: £40 - £45 per hour
Location: London


Our London based local authority client is seeking a new Interim Senior Food Safety Officer to be responsible for carrying out food hygiene and food standards inspections of all categories of food premises including manufacturers. You will be familiar with the Food Law Code of Practice and able to carry out formal sampling for both examination and analysis.

You will be able to prepare legal documents, conduct PACE interviews, and initiate and satisfactorily conclude appropriate enforcement action, including the service of food safety improvement notices and hygiene emergency prohibition notices.

Key Responsibilities:

  • To provide up-to-date technical, scientific and legal advice on matters relating to food safety
  • To carry out detailed investigations, inspections and surveys of food, equipment, premises, land and practices, maintain full and accurate records of those investigations
  • To analyse and evaluate the results of investigations and to identify, initiate and conclude appropriate action, including legal proceedings, where appropriate.
  • To maintain appropriate scientific, technical and other support equipment in proper working order and be able to use that equipment as necessary to support food safety investigations

Key Skills:

  • Be qualified in accordance with the latest Food Law Code of Practice
  • Possess the ability to work effectively as part of a team towards achieving shared goals, and completing programmes of work
  • Practical experience of actively working as a Senior Food Safety Officer

Connect2Staff/Connect2Kent, part of Commercial Services Trading/Kent Ltd, is an equal opportunities Employment Agency & Business and positively encourages applications from all suitably qualified and eligible candidates.

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