Environmental Health Together is hosted by the Local Government Association (LGA), professionally quality-assured by the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health (CIEH) and backed by the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government (MHCLG) and NHS Test and Trace.
Environmental Health Together is a service for councils and local authorities to access experience practitioners who can provide additional capacity and capability in response to COVID-19.
What is Environmental Health?
Health and wellbeing are influenced by the wider physical environment. By addressing the wider determinants of health, including food safety, housing standards, health and safety, air quality, noise and environment issues generally, environmental health makes a fundamental contribution to the maintenance and improvement of public health.
Who can apply?
Anyone with suitable qualifications in environmental health. Within the UK this includes those from the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health (CIEH) and Royal Environmental Institute of Scotland (REHIS). Qualifications from outside the UK may also be considered. If you are in the final year of an accredited environmental health degree you can also apply.
Anyone who has additional capacity to work or volunteer due to retirement, furlough, studies or redundancy.
Please contact the Environmental Health Together team via email if you need support using the website. EHTogether@local.gov.uk