Food Safety Officer

  • Contract
  • Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom
  • £30 per hour

Food Safety Officer

A client of mine in Cambridge is looking for two fully qualified Environmental Health Officer’s to carry out approximately 220 Category C and approximately 124 Category E Food Hygiene Inspections.
This is a full-time role, (37hrs per week), for at least the next 6 months to help with the backlog of inspections.
The post holder will be required to undertake remote interventions and carry out food hygiene inspections according to risk and in accordance with statutory requirements, national guidance, policy and service delivery plans.
Effective communication skills are essential for this role including the ability to negotiate in a broad range of often complex and difficult scenarios whilst organising / prioritising work to meet deadlines.
Details of all visits and action taken will need to be accurately recorded in accordance with service policy and procedures by manual or electronic means for which the post holder will need to be comfortable with the use of ICT in general.


Must be able to work flexibly within the City, using initiative / working jointly with both internal and external stakeholders as necessary.
Meet the requirements of the Food Standard’s Agency’s Code of Practice to undertake food hygiene enforcement.
Be able to prove your food competency with over 20 hours of CPD and you must have completed a Food Hygiene inspection for a Local Authority in the last 6 months.
A copy of relevant qualifications, CPD certificates and certificates of registration with EHORB/EHRB will be required.

Please note this role falls inside IR35.

To apply for this position please contact Karen Otton on 02392 314795 or via email

stride is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.


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