Job Vacancy: Trainee - Graduate - Environmental Health Practitioner

37 hours per week, permanent contract

Salary: £19,554 - £23,836 per annum

Post Qualification - Salary: £24,313 - £29,636 per annum

Plus Essential Car User Allowance


We are delighted to be able to give 4 graduates the opportunity to develop their career with us in North Devon.

We will support you in completing the Chartered Environmental Health Practitioner Programme. These are permanent positions which cover interesting, varied and challenging work in the following areas:

  • Food safety/ health and safety
  • Food safety/ health and safety/ commercial licensing
  • Environmental protection
  • Residential licensing (caravan sites and HMO’s)

You will be mentored and coached by an experienced officer. A fellow graduate will be on hand to share their recent experience and give advice.

North Devon is renowned for its natural environment and outdoor recreation is a key part of our culture. Our environmental health challenges are however significant, and include areas of poor housing, a large hospitality industry and the need to maintain environmental standards while recognising the need for development.

If this sounds like the place where you would like to make a real difference and you would like more information then please contact us –

Jeremy Mann, Head of Service for Environmental Health and Housing - 01271 388341

Katy Nicholls, Public Protection Manager - 01271 388316



Closing Date: 30 July 2020 - noon

Interview Date: week commencing 11 August 2020


If you have not heard by the interview date, please assume that you have been unsuccessful on this occasion.


In return we offer a supportive environment in an organisation with flexible working hours and a career average salary pension scheme.

North Devon Council believes in valuing diversity and is committed to equal opportunities.


For an application pack, please call 01271 388353, quoting reference EHP or use the documents below: 

If you require a copy of the application form, or job description, in an alternative format, please contact us.

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