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Licensing Enforcement Officer
  • Employer: West Berkshire Council
  • Reference: V4300
  • Published: Mon 10/05/2021, 9:30 AM
  • Closing on: Sun 23/05/2021, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Salary: £20092 to £29577 per annum (Grade E to G)
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Theale Gateway, Berkshire

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Licensing Enforcement Officer

The Public Protection Partnership (PPP), a joint service between Bracknell Forest Council, West Berkshire Council and Wokingham Borough Council formed in January 2017.  It delivers focused and high quality environmental health, trading standards and licensing service to some 470,000 residents and over 10,000 businesses.

The service is based on the National Intelligence Model. A key part of this is to develop the information and intelligence received into a comprehensive enforcement and compliance programme of inspections in relation to licensing and registrations.

We are now looking for a qualified Licensing Enforcement Officer. The position encompasses the wide scope of licensing including compliance and enforcement of all aspects of these areas across the PPP which will include liaising with partner agencies. The role will include working across the service and with partner authorities enforcement teams.  The successful candidate will work with a team of officers implementing the licensing aspects of the PPP Service Enforcement and Compliance strategy.

The candidate will be expected to have strong verbal communication skills and the ability to act assertively, be highly self organised in order to meet tight deadlines and work well under pressure.

We are ideally looking to offer the successful candidate the full number of hours advertised above. We may however consider offering less hours than advertised providing they meet the requirements of the role and service which will be determined by the recruiting manager.

West Berkshire Council offer excellent employment benefits such as flexible working, access to a wide range of relevant training, local government pension scheme, family friendly policies, a range of local discounts and much more. You will also be entitled to a generous annual leave entitlement of 27 days per annum rising to a maximum of 32 days.

This role has been identified as public facing in accordance with Part 7 of the Immigration Act 2017; the requirement to fulfil all spoken aspects of the role with confidence in English applies.

If you are interested in learning more about this role please phone or email Julia O'Brien, Licensing Team Manager on 01635 519849 or julia.obrien@westberks.gov.uk.  

Interviews are due to take place on 3rd or 4th June 2021.