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Environmental Health Technician - Licensing Specialist (2 Year Fixed Term Contract): Adur & Worthing Councils Closing Date: 14/08/2022

Environmental Health Technician - Licensing Specialist (2 Year Fixed Term Contract)

Post No: 42456

Salary: Starting from £36,371 to £39,571 per annum 

Grade: Grade 7

Hours: 37 hours per week

Place of work: Flexible, home working and a base at Portland House, Worthing

Closing date: 14 August 2022  

Interviews: 31st August & 1st September 2022

Duties of the post/ Who we’re looking for:

This is an exciting opportunity to join Adur & Worthing Councils working in a joint service across two local authorities located on the South Coast. We are seeking a Licensing Specialist to join our busy Licensing Unit within our Public Health & Regulation Team.

The successful candidate will be a confident, highly motivated and forward thinking individual. The main role will be focused on Licensing Act 2003 and Gambling Act 2005 but you will also be required to deal with a wide range of licensing and environmental matters, so it is essential you have a comprehensive knowledge of licensing legislation and enforcement.

You will work as part of an adaptable and professional team of officers, so enthusiasm and team working skills are key. Good interpersonal and communication skills are essential. You will be a clear and accurate record keeper and use your knowledge and intuition to seek desirable outcomes. 

What we can offer   

We are a forward thinking organisation and you will have the opportunity to develop and grow in this role.

We offer flexible working conditions and benefits that can be tailored to suit you - from our essential car user scheme, parental leave policies through to employee discounts, we are committed to supporting you throughout your career with us. 

The post will be based in Worthing, however the Councils operate flexible working practices including home working.  

Further Information

For an informal discussion, please contact Simon Jones, Team Leader (Licensing) on 01273 263191, 

Staff are our most important asset and we therefore have a benefit package which reflects our continuing commitment to our employees.  This includes:

  • Generous leave entitlement; a minimum of 25 days + Bank Holiday entitlement
  • Local Government Pension
  • Training & development
  • Occupational Health
  • Employee Assistance Programme (EAP)
  • Flexible working options

We are committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive community - a place where we can all be ourselves and succeed on merit. Staff work in a supportive and safe environment, recognising their responsibility to value and respect each other’s contributions. Standards of conduct must be of the highest level to ensure that no-one is harassed, bullied or victimised. We offer a range of family friendly, inclusive employment policies, staff engagement forums and are keen to hear from applicants from a variety of different backgrounds.

Equal Opportunities

Adur and Worthing councils have a commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Adur District and Worthing Borough Councils are equal opportunities employers and encourages applications from people with disabilities, ethnic minorities, people of any religion or belief or sexual orientation and job sharers. Childcare subsidy is payable in appropriate cases. Work base location is indicated, however you may be asked to work at any such place within the Adur District and Worthing Borough Council Service’s area as required. Additional Information As part of Adur & Worthing Council’s ongoing commitment to redeployment, please note that this vacancy may be withdrawn at any stage of the recruitment process, without prior notice if a suitable redeployee (internal employee at risk of redundancy) is identified.

How to apply

In order to apply for this vacancy please use the Apply Online link below. No CVs or applications from Agencies accepted.

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