Carnival UK

Senior Public Health Consultant

Job ID 5211 Date posted 24/11/2022 Date closes 08/12/2022 City SOUTHAMPTON State HAMPSHIRE Country United Kingdom Job Type Full Time

Job Description

We recognise the value in having people with a variety of backgrounds, experience, and skills in our business. That means the role requirements here should be a guide, not a checklist. If you have more, less, or different experiences, but relevant skills, we’d love to hear from you.

We work flexibly and will support you to find a healthy balance of remote working and time in our fantastic Southampton office, collaborating, taking part in events, and developing the social connections that make working with us so rewarding. We welcome the opportunity to discuss reduced hours and job share arrangements.

The role

We are looking for a Public Health Consultant to join our team here at Carnival UK.

This exciting and varied role consists of supporting the planning and delivery of Public Health Policies for our fleet of 9 ships over our two brands, P&O Cruises and Cunard Line.

You will contribute to the continuous improvement of the program both shore side and on board, working as a team to support operating standards and comply with global Public Health legislation. Working towards the goal of safeguarding our passengers and ships companies from public health risks.  

The nature of the role is varied and can change from day to day. You will have the opportunity to work on exciting projects to improve the public health space, supporting the on-board teams and travelling visiting the fleet.   

In summary you will:

  • Contribute to the establishment and maintenance of the full range of administrative processes, office activities and fleet support.
  • You will provide specialist knowledge to various teams on board and shore side on a range of public health topics including food hygiene, recreational and drinking water safety, infectious disease control, pest control and health and safety.
  • Provide advice, guidance and expertise where required to both internal and external customers on all matters related to Public Health
  • Identify Public Health skills in the Deck, Hotel and Technical, Management structure onboard, and develop these to deal with public health issues effectively
  • Undertake formal public health audits, inspections, and focused reviews on board the ships of the fleet following departmental procedures, formats, and templates
  • Carry out any monitoring, management, and control duties in relation to Integrated Pest Management, Outbreak Prevention & Response, Food Complaint Management, Food Safety/Hygiene, and any other Public Health areas.
  • Provide analysis of trends impacting public health compliance on fleet

Our role categories range from CUK15 (entry level) to CUK1 (Brand President) so you can clearly see internal development opportunities. This role is a CUK08 and is offered on a full-time permanent contract with at least two days based in our Southampton office

About you

Fresh ideas and different perspectives are what excite us most and support us to succeed. Alongside bringing these to the role, you’ll also need:

  • It is important to us that you have strong personal skills including communication skills, the ability to solve problems, organisational skills, the ability to cope well under pressure, people management skills and the ability to think conceptually.
  • In addition, you’ll need to demonstrate professional integrity and a commitment to your specialism.
  • You will have a relevant environmental health related degree, diploma or qualification including any technical qualification including public health elements (water safety, air system safety, pool & spa safety, and management) or food safety related catering qualification.
  • Possession of the CIEH Level 4 Award in Food Safety or Level 3 Awards in HACCP in Catering or Food Safety, or equivalent or other international certification for public or environmental health

Being part of our team has its benefits…

We’re a holiday company so we know there’s more to life than work. Our comprehensive range of benefits are designed to help support your personal and financial health and wellbeing.

  • A warm welcome with full support settling in
  • Home and office-based hybrid working (minimum two office days)
  • Annual bonus 
  • Regular office events including live entertainment, lifestyle events and charity partner fundraisers
  • Extensive learning and development opportunities
  • Minimum 25 days leave, bank holiday allowance and holiday trading scheme
  • Employee-led networks
  • Employee Assistance and Wellbeing programmes
  • Recognition scheme with prizes and awards
  • Employee Discounted Cruising plus Friends and Family offers
  • Contributory Defined Contribution Pension scheme
  • Company paid Health Cash Plan and health assessment
  • In-house Occupational Health support and access to digital GP
  • Life Assurance
  • Parental and adoption leave
  • Childcare Voucher Scheme
  • Employee Shares Plan
  • Electric Car and Cycle to Work schemes
  • Onsite restaurant offering range of healthy cooked and grab and go meals
  • Discounted retail and leisure via discounts portal

About Us

Holidays are one of life’s greatest pleasures. Having the chance to relax, escape and explore is a magical thing. And there is no better holiday than a cruise.

No one knows cruising like Carnival UK, where talented people from across the globe come together to create unforgettable holiday happiness. As part of the world’s largest holiday travel and leisure company, we take enormous pride in bringing to life two of the most iconic brands from Britain’s rich seafaring heritage, P&O Cruises and Cunard. Collectively they have been delivering unbridled joy, boundless adventure and lifelong memories to millions of people for over 350 years. And in a multi-million pound global holiday market, where cruising has barely scratched the surface, we have the opportunity to do that for many, many more people.

Our diverse yet tight knit teams share high standards, heartfelt values and passion for our purpose. Our Culture Essentials describe the expectations we have for ourselves and of each other, in building a culture that supports safe, sustainable, compliant operations and celebrates diversity, equity and inclusion.

It’s through the successful delivery of these extraordinary travel experiences for our target markets and our distinctive culture, that we hope to become Travel’s Employer of Choice.

To keep everyone on board fit and well, colleagues who visit or work on our ships must be fully vaccinated, including boosters. We’re reviewing this requirement regularly.

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