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Animal Health Practitioner
The post holder will be expected to carry out any of the following duties in the Animal Health team:
Plan programmes of inspection and carry out inspections including high risk businesses/premises.
Take informal / formal samples or conduct test purchases of goods / services as required.
Deal with & investigate complex complaints / infringements under Animal Health legislation.
Provide advice, information & assistance to businesses to enable them to comply with Animal Health legislation.
To investigate and prepare reports on infringements and when necessary, give evidence in Court.
To assist and train less experienced officers in a range of duties.
To devise, lead and report on complex project work & surveys as required.
To participate in the training activities of the service this includes delivering presentations to business.
To maintain, interrogate and analyse office records of contacts with businesses and consumers in manual & electronic databases.
To participate in multi-agency operations and regional focus groups were applicable.
Provide basic and complex business advice to local businesses (including Primary Authority Advice)
To maintain specialist CPPD competence in Animal Health law.
To work flexibly under the council's flexible working scheme, and be willing to work on weekends, early mornings or late evenings.
Be prepared to travel around the county visiting a variety of premises including outdoor markets, and further afield as necessary.
Mobility Essential. Applicants must hold a valid driving licence or be able to travel effectively and efficiently by other means.
To undertake any other duties as required which are commensurate with the grading of the post.