Environmental Health Practitioner - 6-12 Months Parental Leave Cover - Regional, London/Greater London

Hours: 36

Salary: Competitive

Location: London

United Kingdom

Apply by: 24/06/2021

Environmental Health Practitioner - 6-12 Months Parental Leave Cover - Regional, London/Greater London


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About the role

The Environmental Health Practitioner will support stores and work closely with our regulators.

This role would is responsible for supporting UK retail and distribution to identify and manage operational risks and to drive sustainable improvements in safe and legal compliance and quality standards.

The right candidate will be able to build customer trust, improve store standards and reduce risk.

You will be responsible for

  • Effectively supporting our  UK stores and DCs at a local level, in managing Safe and Legal compliance and store standards.
  • Providing risk management expertise to drive sustainable improvements in food safety, integrated pest management, consumer and environmental protection and trading law compliance, across our  stores and DCs.
  • Building strong relationships and giving confidence to our local retail and distribution teams, in identifying risks and managing compliance across their sales channels, through coaching, support,  feedback and sharing of learning outcomes.
  • Sharing compliance and risk insight with the central teams and other key stakeholders, to  enable the development of robust standards, processes and risk registers.
  • Fully supporting  stores and DCs within my region, (as a compliance and regulatory expert), to manage relationships with their regulators, to significantly reduce the regulatory and reputational risks to the business.
  • Providing specialist support in managing complex pest issues, low food hygiene ratings, environmental contamination incidents and product safety investigations.
  • Providing expertise and support to Group businesses, as required.
  • Managing my continual development, ensuring that I maintain the optimum capability for the Operational Risk role.

You will need

Experience relevant for this job:

  • Environmental Health practise
  • Regulatory, enforcement, witness experience
  • Retail  / Distribution experience
  • Auditing / Lead Auditing
  • Trading Standards practise (desirable)
  • Training / coaching

Operational skills relevant for this job:

  • Environmental Health Officer
  • Regulatory/Legal skills
  • Food Safety/People Safety/Consumer Protection/Pest control/Environmental Management
  • Food & Safety management systems  - implementation and auditing
  • Crisis management
  • Risk management
  • •Coaching

What’s in it for you

We offer excellent benefits that help make Tesco a great place to work. These include but aren’t limited to:

• Annual bonus scheme where you can earn up to 3.5% of base salary
• Holiday starting at 25 days plus a personal day (plus 8 Bank holidays)
• On-site state of the art gym at our Welwyn Campus with discounted “Gympass” membership & free health checks via Nuffield Health
• Retirement savings plan - save between 4% and 7.5% and Tesco will match your contribution
• Life Assurance - 5 x contractual pay
• Share Schemes – Join our ‘Buy As You Earn’ & ‘Save As You Earn’ share schemes after 3 months service
• Colleague Clubcard (including a 2nd card for a household member) after 3 months service
• Colleague Discounts:
• 10% increasing to 15% after every pay day for a four day period, off most purchases at Tesco
• 10% off One Stop
• 10% off pay monthly & SIM only deals with Tesco Mobile
• 20% off all F&F purchases
• 20% off car, pet and home insurance at Tesco bank. T&C’s apply
• 25% off Tesco Café
• 50% off complete glasses purchases & free eye tests (other offers available) at Vision Express
• 50% off health checks at Tesco Pharmacy
• An exclusive deals and discounts website saving you money on everyday purchases, treats for the family, eating out and utility bills for the home
• Cycle to work scheme
• Shuttle Bus Service to/from Hatfield & Welwyn Garden City Station to Welwyn Campus & Hatfield Offices
• Opportunities to get on - take advantage of our ongoing learning opportunities and award-winning training, to help you achieve the job and career you want
• Our Employee Assistance Programme helps you deal with life’s challenges
• Financial wellness - Tesco has partnered with experts to help you make the most of your money
• Get involved in a range of fundraising activities with our long-term charity partners

About us

Our vision here at Tesco is to become every customer's favourite way to shop, whether they are at home or out on the move. Our core purpose is ‘Serving Britain's shoppers a little better every day’. Our business was built with a simple mission – to be the champion for customers, helping them to enjoy a better quality of life and an easier way of living. This hasn't changed. Customers want great products at great value which they can buy easily and it's our job to deliver this in the right way for them. In the UK, we serve some 66 shoppers every second, so it's our goal to ensure every one of those customers experiences just a little better service on each visit.
At Tesco, inclusion means that Everyone’s Welcome. Everyone is treated fairly and with respect; by valuing individuality and uniqueness we create a sense of belonging.
Diversity and inclusion have always been at the heart of Tesco. It is embedded in our values: we treat people how they want to be treated. We always want our colleagues to feel they can be themselves at work and we are committed to helping them be at their best.

Across the Tesco group we are building an inclusive workplace, a place to actively celebrate the cultures, personalities and preferences of our colleagues – who in turn help to build the success of our business and reflect the diversity of the communities we serve.

NOTE: Should you be successful in your application, your offer will be subject to and conditional upon you providing your bank account details on your agreed start date.

Application process

Our office application process varies depending on the role and the level of experience needed.

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