Job Overview

London, England
Job Type
Full Time
Date Posted
13 days ago

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Job Description

Work for a local council in an area of constant change and redevelopment. Licensing Officer: £16ph to £18ph

Your new company
Working as a Licensing Officer for this thriving London Borough you will get to work with a variety of interesting cases, working closely with stakeholders, dealing with both licensing legislation and those who break it.

Your new role
You will work as part of the licensing team in many aspects. You will represent the Council at public inquiries, public meetings, external organisations and Council committee meetings, providing technical information and reports for service related issues. You will prepare, as necessary, reports and statements of evidence for legal proceedings resulting from contraventions of legislation, to meet and advise legal on cases to assist in the preparation of cases and securing legal action, and to attend court to give evidence on behalf of the council as required. You will issue letters, notices, legal documents, formal cautions, fixed penalty notices, warnings and other documents as required by legislation. Also, you will determine compliance with licensing legislation, to determine the need for and to initiate enforcement action, including inspection of premises and determination of legislative requirements and the need for further action. Finally, you will prepare committee reports, technical reports, proofs of evidence, briefing notes and correspondence for complex issues within the service area to which the post is designated with support from lead officers

What you'll need to succeed
You will need: experience as a Licensing Officer in Licensing or related discipline (e.g. Environmental Health, Police) including enforcement activities, experience of working with a range of stakeholders from public, private and third sector organisations, experience of conducting licensing inspections in the area specified, including reference to associated areas of work, hold a recognised formal licensing qualification in Licensing, which can include BTEC in Licensing, SELP Certificate in Licensing, or relevant related subject such as an Environmental Health qualification, OR substantial experience in a specialist field of Licensing Services operational delivery.

What you'll get in return
A guaranteed 3+ month rolling contract, with potential to go permanent afterwards, as well as a competitive pay rate. Work will be partly remote, with flexible hybrid working options. This is a great opportunity to work on a variety of interesting cases, and help shape the local community.

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