Covid-19 Support Officer

Job details
Job title: Covid-19 Support Officer
Salary: Grade 5 £29,897 to £34,875 per annum
Location: Cambourne
Contract type: 6 month Fixed Term Contract
Hours: 37 per week
Closing date: 26 February 2021

Summary

Do you want to help make a difference during the Covid-19 pandemic? We are looking for a Covid-19 Support Officer. This full-time position (37 hours per week), for 6 months requires the successful applicant to assist with protecting the health, safety and wellbeing of our residents whilst also promoting a successful local economy.

We are looking for someone eager to roll up their sleeves and make things happen. It would be ideal if you have experience working within Environmental or Public Health. Experience of carrying out health and safety interventions and project management would also be advantageous. We will offer you a friendly environment, where we face challenges as a team, and celebrate successes together.

The role will focus on Covid-19 prevention activities including providing advice and guidance to support businesses, promoting best practice, and assisting vulnerable residents. You will also assist with communication, data surveillance and project management.  

The successful candidate will investigate complaints, undertake residential and business site visits and will be required to assist our Environmental Health Team with Covid-19 prevention projects, outbreak management cases and local contact tracing.

Effective and varied communication skills are essential for this role including the ability to negotiate in complex and difficult scenarios whilst organising / prioritising work to meet deadlines.


The post holder must be able to work flexibly and use their initiative when working jointly with both internal and external stakeholders. The successful candidate will be required to work on a weekend rota basis and be able to join the team quickly after acceptance of the position.    

For an informal discussion about the role please call Chris Coker – Principle Officer (Covid) on 07590 827308 or Jon Hall – Service Manger (Environment) on 07708 784997

Closing date: 9:00am Friday 26 February 2021  

Interview date: to be confirmed

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