Team: Public Protection - (Trading Standards, Environmental Health and Licensing)
Job Family: Supporting - CBG4
Salary: £18,562 per annum pro rata
Contract: Fixed Term Contract - 2 years
Hours: Full time - 37 hours per week
Location: Based at Priory House, Chicksands with travel
Closing Date: 18th February 2021
More about the role:
You’ll work in Trading Standards, Environmental Health and Licensing learning how we make sure businesses play by the rules and keep our residents safe, checking businesses including restaurants, taxis, shops and zoos, learning how we advise and support them and when we need to take enforcement action.
You’ll learn about the work of Trading Standards, Environmental Health and Licensing spending time with each team developing the skills you need to understand the laws that businesses need to follow.
You’ll do this by:
- Providing information and advice, communicating with businesses and members of the public to help their understanding of the legal requirements.
- Carrying out visits to businesses as well as contacting them by telephone, email and post.
- Assessing businesses against the laws that apply to them and supporting officers in taking enforcement actions such as prosecutions where this is necessary.
- Becoming familiar with the databases and records we keep and help maintain them
Working at Central Bedfordshire Council is more than just a job. We feel proud that we make a positive difference to the lives of local people and play our part in making Central Bedfordshire a great place to live and work.
Staff enjoy coming to work and the atmosphere at the council is open and friendly. People are proud of the achievements of their colleagues and have a desire to work together to do even more. This comes from a shared passion to do the very best for our residents and a desire to do meaningful and rewarding work.
We are a modern employer with ambitious plans for delivering great services. If you think like us, care about making a real difference and doing something meaningful, we’ll help you ‘find your greatness’ through our apprenticeship programme.
Public Protection comprises Environmental Health, Trading Standards, Licensing, Emergency Planning and Corporate Health and Safety. We aim to ensure the health, safety and welfare of those residing in, working in or visiting central Bedfordshire and to create a fair trading environment where businesses are supported and growth promoted.
Central Bedfordshire Council has its own vision and values that are integral to everything we do. Our area vision is to make Central Bedfordshire 'A great place to live and work.
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To assess your suitability for the role, you must demonstrate how you meet the key outcomes, accountabilities and competencies. To do this, you’ll need to refer the Family Profile, Role Profile and Competency Framework which can be found in the Recruitment Pack: Regulatory Compliance Officer Apprentice Recruitment Pack
For an informal discussion about this position, please contact: Tim Argent – at Tim.Argent@centralbedfordshire.gov.uk or call 0300 300 5090.
For queries related to the recruitment of this vacancy, please contact: The Recruitment Team at firstname.lastname@example.org
Central Bedfordshire Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all employees, volunteers and contractors to share this commitment. This post is subject to the disclosure of criminal records.
Central Bedfordshire Council is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome enquiries from everyone and value diversity in the workplace. We are a Disability Confident employer, we are working to become a Disability Confident leader in our community.
To maintain a fair and consistent approach for applicants, it is Central Bedfordshire Council's policy to only consider applications made via our online application system and we therefore thank you for not submitting your application offline. If you do not have a CV to hand, please look on our website for a CV template that you can use to create your CV to apply for this role. http://www.centralbedfordshire.gov.uk/jobs/work-here/application.aspx