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Undergraduate Environmental Health Workplacement (Scale 5)

This vacancy has now closed and is listed for reference only.
Vacancy Summary
London Borough Of Waltham Forest
£24,462 - £26,274
Waltham Forest
Working Pattern:
Part Time
3 hours per day.
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
19/07/2019 at 23:55 PM
Vacancy Description

Waltham Forest are looking to recruit undergraduate Environmental Health students to join our new 2-year work placement programmes.

 Work placements are available on full and part time basis to students currently studying or having completed a degree in Environmental Health.

Successful applicants will gain experience shadowing Council Officers carrying out a range of interventions and duties in key areas of Housing and food safety. Assisting Council officers during routine inspections and carrying out administrative activities supporting the Environmental Health team.

 Waltham Forest will provide a mentor to support the development of a professional portfolio and CIEH project as well as offering essential practice in the skills needed for CIEH assessments and final interview. Committed applicants only.

Renumeration is on a pro-rata basis. ( Undergraduate programme level Sc5 ; postgraduate PO1-PO2 )  

About Waltham Forest 

The London Borough of Waltham Forest is fiercely ambitious. We want to make sure each and every one of our residents enjoys a quality life in London.  The council has an attractive range of staff benefits including flexible working options.

Join our plans for growth

We have a hugely ambitious growth agenda and pride ourselves on being forward thinking and an organisation that sets high expectations. We are working with partners to secure investment in making our borough a better place, are progressing with plans to build 12,000 new homes by 2020, and have an ambitious £5million digital programme, with more investment to come.

Be part of the vision and the future

Our aim is that every single Waltham Forest resident enjoys a good quality life. We have a no-nonsense approach to getting things done and are embarking on a new phase in our transformation where three key priorities will underpin our ‘Creating Futures’ strategy:

  • Keep Waltham Forest clean and safe
  • Ensure a decent roof over residents’ heads
  • Improve residents’ life chances.

Equal Opportunities
Waltham Forest is a diverse borough where diversity is valued and is integral to both, service delivery and employment of its staff. The Council is proud of its rich mix of communities and as the largest employer in the area, it works hard to respond to the changing needs of its population.

We use our statutory duties on race, gender and disability equality and best practice in respect of age, faith and sexual orientation to ensure equality of opportunity in the workplace.

The Council is committed to meeting its 4 equality objectives contained within the Waltham Forest Council Equality Plan 2012/2015:

- Promoting equality of opportunity

- Opposing all forms of discrimination, intolerance and disadvantage

- Ensuring our workforce reflects the diverse communities of Waltham Forest at all levels.

- Providing fair, appropriate, accessible and excellent Services to all.

Respecting Diversity is a core Council value.

How to apply
Application Information The councils preference is for on-line application forms. However if you have a disability and are unable to complete an on-line application, please ring 0208 496 4227 who will be able to arrange an alternative. For more information on how to complete your application form, follow this link: Applying for a job at Waltham Forest Council

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