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Licensing Enforcement Officer
  • Employer: Strategic Place
  • Reference: STPL/22/219270
  • Published: Mon 14/11/2022, 15:09 PM
  • Closing on: Mon 12/12/2022, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36 hours per week
  • Salary: SO1 - P01 - £31,122 - £36,378
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Waltham Forest Town Hall, Forest Road, Walthamstow, London, E17 4JF, Waltham Forest

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Licensing Enforcement Officer

The Premises Licensing Service are seeking to recruit a motivated and dedicated officer with a demonstrable commitment to top quality regulatory services, with relevant qualifications and/or experience.

The successful candidate will be responsible for administering and enforcing the licensing functions of the Council, which includes, amongst others: Licensing Act 2003, Gambling Act 2005, London Local Authorities Act 1991, Scrap Metal Dealers Act 2013 and Explosives Act 2014.   

You must have good knowledge of licensing legislation and should possess a vocational qualification (e.g., National Certificate of Licensing Practitioners).

You will have the ability to establish good working relationships with all stakeholders and to communicate effectively with a range of people, including members of the public and Council Members.

You must be able to work as part of a team as well as on your own. You should have experience in undertaking premises inspections, investigations and taking formal actions. You will have experience of writing and presenting reports to Committee and be able to demonstrate effective prioritisation skills to meet tight deadlines.

You should be willing to work outside normal working hours as required, and access to a private motor vehicle is necessary.

About Waltham Forest 

The London Borough of Waltham Forest is fiercely ambitious. In 2019 the Council was named MJ Council of the year and were the first London Borough of Culture. This special year saw the entire borough come alive with amazing events and we want to make sure each and every one of our residents enjoys a quality life in London.

 The council has an attractive range of staff benefits:

  • flexible working options
  • season ticket and travel card loans
  • help with managing your finances and access to an employee Credit Union
  • discounted gym membership at GLL leisure centres in the borough
  • discounts at local bars and restaurants
  • help with well-being including access to an employee assistance programme


Join our plans for growth

We have a hugely ambitious growth agenda and pride ourselves on being forward thinking and an organisation that sets high expectations. We are working with partners to secure investment in making our borough a better place.

Be part of the vision

Our aim is that every single Waltham Forest resident enjoys a good quality life. We have a no-nonsense approach to getting things done and are embarking on a new phase in our transformation where four key priorities will underpin our Public Service Strategy:

  • Connecting people with jobs
  • Safe and healthy lives
  • Our 15-minute neighbourhoods
  • Confidence in our future