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Licensing Enforcement Officer (Part-Time)

Vacancy Summary
West Berkshire Council
From £27,803 to £33,945 per annum, pro rata (Grade G)
Theale Gateway
Working Pattern:
Part Time
22.5 hours per week.
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
11/04/2024 at 23:59
04395 PT
Vacancy Description

Are you passionate about ensuring compliance with licensing regulations? Do you have a keen eye for detail and a drive to make a positive impact in your local community? If so, West Berkshire Council has an exciting opportunity for you to join our dedicated Public Protection Partnership as a Licensing Enforcement Officer.

As a Licensing Enforcement Officer, you will play a crucial role in promoting and maintaining high standards of licensing compliance across Bracknell Forest and West Berkshire. Reporting to the Team Manager - Licensing, you will be responsible for:

  • Conducting inspections and investigations to ensure businesses and individuals are adhering to licensing requirements
  • Providing advice and guidance to licensees and the public on licensing matters
  • Taking appropriate enforcement action in cases of non-compliance, including preparing and presenting evidence for legal proceedings
  • Collaborating with internal and external stakeholders to promote best practice and improve licensing processes

To excel in this role, you should have:

  • A good understanding of licensing legislation and its application
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to engage with a diverse range of individuals
  • Excellent organisational and time management abilities, enabling you to effectively prioritise and manage your workload
  • The confidence to make sound decisions and take appropriate enforcement action when necessary
  • A valid UK driving license and access to a vehicle for work purposes

West Berkshire Council offer excellent employment benefits such as:

  • Flexible working wherever possible between the hours of 07.00-19.00
  • Hybrid working wherever possible working 40% in the office
  • Access to a wide range of training and development opportunities 
  • Generous Local Government pension scheme
  • Family friendly policies
  • A range of local discounts
  • Wellbeing Programme including Employee Assistance Programme and employee benefits
  • You will also be entitled to a generous annual leave entitlement starting at 28 days per annum (plus public holidays) Rising by an additional 5 days after 5 years’ service.

Please note that the closing date is given as a guide. We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if we receive sufficient applications for the role. Therefore, if you are interested, please submit your application as early as possible to avoid disappointment. 

For an informal discussion about this role, please contact Vikki Rigden on 01635 503460 or email Vikki.Rigden2@westberks.gov.uk.

Join us at West Berkshire Council and contribute to making a difference in our vibrant and thriving community. Apply now to take the next step in your licensing enforcement career.

Equal Opportunities
The Council supports Equal Opportunity of employment, and positively encourages applications from people who fall within any of the nine protected characteristics under the Equality Act 2010.
How to apply

Please now complete a short online application form. You will then be able to upload your CV, if you do not have a CV please download our full application form below, complete and upload that instead.

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