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Licensing Enforcement Officer  (Fixed Term): Chorley Council Closing Date: 08/10/2021

Reference:  2021/52

Published:  13/09/2021

Closing Date:  Midnight on 08/10/2021

Working Pattern:  Full Time 12 months

Hours:  36.25

Salary:  £30,451 - £32,234  £30,451 - £32,234

Scale:  SO2

DBS Check:  No

Location:  Chorley

This is an exciting opportunity to join the Council’s Enforcement Team which aims to deliver a joined-up service which is both responsive to customer needs and manages demand through a strong, intelligence-led approach to service delivery.

As an officer within this team, you will support the development of the licensing service, supporting a programme of routine inspections of various licences, including alcohol, regulated entertainment, late-night refreshment, gambling, taxi and private hire drivers and vehicles.

You will be a talented and energetic individual, committed to your own career development. You will ideally have local authority licensing experience and must have a proven record of investigating an allegation from initial receipt through to a successful resolution, which may include a licence review and/or prosecution of an offender.

You will play an important part in delivering a high quality, efficient, professional and customer focussed enforcement service by investigating reports of breaches of licensing and other offences and prosecuting those responsible where appropriate.

For further information please telephone Tracy Brzozowski on 01257 515875 or Nathan Howson on 01257 515665.

The closing date for completed application forms is 8 October 2021.

Interviews are scheduled for week commencing 18/10/2021

Equal Opportunities

We believe that everyone has the right to be treated with dignity and respect. We are committed to the elimination of unfair and unlawful discrimination and prejudice in all our policies, procedures and practices.

We are committed to ensuring that the principals of the various legislation, European Directives and equality standards are met. Our aim is to have a workforce that is reflective of the local community and this will allow the Council to respond to the diverse needs of the community more effectively and with sensitivity.

We seek to challenge any unlawful or unjustifiable discrimination and we aim to prevent exclusion on grounds such as age, disability, gender, sexuality, ethnicity, religion or any other unjustifiable reason. We will take appropriate action to resolve any issues raised where discrimination is alleged.

Please be aware if you are disabled or your last employer was the armed forces and you meet all the essential criteria of a post you will be guaranteed an interview.

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