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Licensing Administration Officer – Tewkesbury Borough Council

Licensing Administration Officer
Tewkesbury Borough Council

Grade D £26,873 - £28,770 per annum
37 hours per week
Permanent

We are looking for a committed and enthusiastic individual to join our Licensing team. As an Administration Officer in a small but ambitious team, you will play a critical role in supporting the delivery of licensing services, as well as helping to develop and implement the council’s vision and priorities.

We are looking for candidates with excellent communication and customer care skills to assist the licensing team in managing the council’s licensing services and statutory requirements. Working within a productive team environment, we are looking for motivated individuals who have the ability to manage themselves and their workload, demonstrating good organisational skills and time management.

For an informal discussion please contact Michelle Bignell, Licensing Team Leader, on 01684 272143.

Closing Date: Friday, 1 March 2024

About Us

In return we offer:

  • Up to 30 days annual leave
  • Agile working arrangements
  • Convenient office location close to the M5 with free parking
  • Opportunity to join the Local Government Pension Scheme
  • Potential career progression
  • 20% discounted membership at the local leisure centre

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We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

The council is committed to promoting equality of opportunity; we welcome applications from all sections of the community.


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Senior Licensing Officer – Woking Borough Council

Senior Licensing Officer
Woking Borough Council

Salary: from £33,048 to £39,717, plus a Flexible Benefits Allowance of £2,007
Location: Woking
Contract: Permanent
Working Pattern: Flexible Hours/Full Time
Hours: 37 hours per week
DBS Check: Yes
Closing Date:
19/02/2024 at 12:00
Reference: PLAC/24/269539

Woking Borough Council has an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic and experienced professional to join our busy and dedicated Licensing Team as a Senior Licensing Officer on a full time, permanent basis.

Reporting to the Head of Environmental Health, in this role you'll be responsible for alcohol, entertainment, gambling, taxi and private hire, and sex establishments, ensuring licences are processed and granted within the statutory timeframe; investigating and taking appropriate enforcement action where necessary. The postholder will also provide advice and assistance to members of the public, elected members and other Council departments, prepare Committee reports and deal with complaints and enquiries. You will also line manage the Licensing Officer. Attendance at evening meetings and the flexibility to work out of hours when necessary, is required.

We are looking for someone with experience in Licensing and a knowledge of licensing legislation and process. This is a varied role suited to someone with excellent organisational and customer service skills, and ideally with experience of regulation and enforcement. It is important that you have a positive and confident outlook, experience of working with diverse client groups and can communicate accurately and effectively with a wide range of people. 

This role requires the post holder to hold a valid full driver’s licence.

Woking Borough Council offers in return:

  • A competitive salary (W4 - £33,048 to £39,717 dependent on experience)
  • Flexible benefits Allowance
  • 23 days annual leave
  • Flexi time scheme
  • Membership of the local government pension scheme
  • Discounted health and leisure membership
  • Excellent career opportunities for committed individuals.

The successful applicant will be required to obtain a Basic Disclosure Certificate from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). The Council will offer assistance and further details will be in the job application pack.

The ability to converse at ease with customers and provide advice in accurate spoken English is essential for this post. An assessment may be required. If you have any queries or would like to discuss this further, please contact the Human Resources team.

For an informal discussion about the post please contact Emma Bourne, Head of Environmental Health 01483 743840 or Derrick Laing, Licensing Officer 01483 743015.


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Licensing & Night-time Economy Manager – Telford & Wrekin Council

Licensing & Night-time Economy Manager
Telford & Wrekin Council

Public Protection
Licensing & Night-time Economy Manager
£45,441- £48,474 per annum
NJC Scale PO11
37 hours per week
Closing date for applications: 19 February 2024

Telford & Wrekin’s Public Protection Service is seeking an enthusiastic, self-motivated and decisive manager to provide leadership and management to a team of professional officers to deliver the Council’s Licensing and Night-time Economy Service.

The post duties include managing the day to day administrative functions, policy review and development and compliance and enforcement of both the day and the night–time economy. In addition the post will be the Council’s designated Principal Licensing Officer.

The post holder should have experience of managing a local authority licensing service, including managing budgets, income and fee setting and preparing and delivering reports to senior managers and committees.

The Licensing Service covers the full range of licensing functions and we are looking for a manager with a rounded knowledge of licensing and the ability to lead and manage criminal and civil cases and represent the Council in appeal proceedings.

The Council’s Public Protection Service has strong partnership working arrangements and the post holder should be able to demonstrate strong skills in developing and maintaining partnerships that facilitate a multi-agency approach to enforcement.

We are well adapted to a hybrid model of working which includes a combination of time spent in the office and at home – our approach is to promote greater level of flexible working around personal and family commitments.

Applicants should hold a full driving licence and have a vehicle available at all times.

At Telford & Wrekin Council, we know that having a diverse workforce is key to providing the best possible services to our community. We celebrate having a diverse and inclusive culture where people are able to be themselves at work, and everyone has a voice. 

A CV template is available if you do not already have a CV.

For more information please contact:

Anita Hunt, Public Protection Group Manager - anita.hunt@telford.gov.uk


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Licensing Manager – Charnwood Borough Council

Licensing Manager (L140)
Charnwood Borough Council

Salary: £41,418 to £44,428
Permanent
Full Time 37 hours per week
Job reference: 1600
Date posted: 25/01/2024
Application closing date: 18/02/2024

Charnwood Borough Council in Leicestershire is a customer-focused, ambitious, and dynamic organisation which is committed to supporting communities, looking after the environment, and creating a thriving economy.
 
The Licensing team provides a statutory service that helps ensure public safety and the prevention of crime and disorder by helping local businesses/individuals comply with licensing legislation. We take a proactive and supportive approach to working with businesses to help them succeed and prosper, aligning with our corporate priority to create a thriving local economy.
 
The Council is seeking a Licensing Manager, to manage the small but busy licensing team covering the full range of licensing functions, including alcohol, entertainment, gambling, private hire and hackney carriages, scrap metal dealers, house to house collections, lottery and street collections.
 
The role will include the day to day management of the Licensing Team, processing licensing applications and decisions, formulating and reviewing policies, supporting the Licensing Committee and Hearings, dealing with driver hearings, coordinating enforcement activities and providing advice and assistance to other partners and services. The role also has line management responsibility for a small team of Regulatory Services Support Officers who provide support to the other teams within the Service area. The role will also be responsible for modernising our licensing business processes and migrating our back-office systems to a new software platform.
 
The role will require some out of hours and weekend working and applicants must be committed to that level of flexibility.

Experience of the administration and enforcement of the Licensing Act or other similar regulatory functions is essential.

Previous management experience will also be an advantage.
 
Job Profile
 
About Charnwood
Charnwood is one of the largest shire district councils in the country based on population, serving around 183,000 people.
We offer a range of services, with everything from refuse and recycling collections to the operation of a theatre and historic markets.

Charnwood is located in the centre of the country with rail, road, and air links to the rest of the nation and the world beyond. Our investment brand in Charnwood describes the borough as being at the centre of innovation.

Our economy is increasingly diversifying, leveraging the incredible research that flows from the world class Loughborough University and our science and technology related industries. Charnwood also has a wide ranging-portfolio of physical, cultural, and social assets, with many levers of sustainable and inclusive growth at our disposal.

There are a range of exciting developments and regeneration opportunities which will help create high-quality jobs and ensure continued economic prosperity.

Benefits of working with us
There are many benefits to working with us. The Council offers generous annual leave of between 23 and 28 days of leave (depending on grade and length of service) plus bank holidays; agile working for many roles; opportunities for professional development linked to many roles and access to the Local Government Pension Scheme.

The Council strongly believes a diverse and inclusive workforce helps make our services better. We value the individual strengths of each colleague and the potential they bring.

We are a Disability Confident Employer and strive to promote a disability confident culture. To find out more about our Disability Confident commitments including reasonable adjustments and the guaranteed interview scheme please visit: www.charnwood.gov.uk/pages/equality_diversity_and_inclusion.

We have also signed the Armed Forces Covenant (AFC) and have achieved the AFC’s Employer Recognition Gold Award.

Colleagues are also actively engaged through our Staff Forum and groups such as our Health and Wellbeing Group and Equality Working Group.


Find out more about this role and who we are by visiting www.charnwood.gov.uk/jobs

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