Careers Resources

Careers Resources

Public Health and Consumer Protection

Prospects Profile: Emergency Planning/ Management Officer

Detailed information on a specific job role from the Prospects website. Information is available on the activities of the role, salary, conditions, entry requirements, training, career development, typical employers/vacancy sources, case studies, contacts and resources.

Prospects Profile: Environmental Health Practitioner

Detailed information on a specific job role from the Prospects website. Information is available on the activities of the role, salary, conditions, entry requirements, training, career development, typical employers/vacancy sources, case studies, contacts and resources.

Prospects Profile: Ergonomist

Detailed information on a specific job role from the Prospects website. Information is available on the activities of the role, salary, conditions, entry requirements, training, career development, typical employers/vacancy sources, case studies, contacts and resources.

Prospects Profile: Fire Risk Assessor

Detailed information on a specific job role from the Prospects website. Information is available on the activities of the role, salary, conditions, entry requirements, training, career development, typical employers/vacancy sources, case studies, contacts and resources.

Prospects Profile: Health and Safety Adviser

Detailed information on a specific job role from the Prospects website. Information is available on the activities of the role, salary, conditions, entry requirements, training, career development, typical employers/vacancy sources, case studies, contacts and resources.

Prospects Profile: Health and Safety Inspector

Detailed information on a specific job role from the Prospects website. Information is available on the activities of the role, salary, conditions, entry requirements, training, career development, typical employers/vacancy sources, case studies, contacts and resources.

Prospects Profile: Occupational Hygienist

Detailed information on a specific job role from the Prospects website. Information is available on the activities of the role, salary, conditions, entry requirements, training, career development, typical employers/vacancy sources, case studies, contacts and resources.

Prospects Profile: Trading Standards Officer

Detailed information on a specific job role from the Prospects website. Information is available on the activities of the role, salary, conditions, entry requirements, training, career development, typical employers/vacancy sources, case studies, contacts and resources.

Health and Safety Executive

Organisation set up to protect people against risks to health or safety arising out of work activities. Contains details of current vacancies.

British Occupational Hygiene Society (BOHS)

Explains what Occupational Hygiene is and provides information on training, events and vacancies.

Society of Occupational Medicine (SOM)

The Careers section of this website explains what Occupational Medicine is and provides information on career options and training courses.

Chartered Institute of Environmental Health (CIEH)

Professional body whose website includes information on where to study, career options in environmental health and case studies.

Trading Standards Institute

Information on what is involved in a career in Trading Standards as well as details of latest vacancies and training courses.

Institute of Meat

The professional body for people from the meat industry and related fields of activity.

Society for Radiological Protection

Royal Environmental Health Institute of Scotland

Organisation promoting the advancement of environmental health. Find out about career options and latest opportunities.

Public Health Careers (prospects.ac.uk)

An overview of the Public Health sector with information on finding opportunities in this area and relevant qualifications.

Careers in Public Health (Health Careers)

Information on career roles in Public Health, entry requirements and relevant training courses. There is also advice on how to progress within your career and where to look for vacancies.

Public Health Jobs

Search for the latest jobs relevant for public health careers. There is also a blog with career tips and interviews with public health professionals.

Video case study of Life Sciences graduate working as a Health and Safety Adviser in the Oil and Gas industry

Life Sciences graduate, Laura Reid, talks about her career path to date and what her current role involves.
This case study was produced by Opportunity North East and Skills Development Scotland.

Chartered Institute of Ergonomics and Human Factors

This site allows you to read case studies of people working in this area and find information on accredited courses and job vacancies.