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Licensing Officer - London Borough of Hillingdon Closing Date: 03/10/2023

Job No: PLC00796
Location: Civic Centre, High Street, Uxbridge, Middlesex UB8 1UW
Directorate: Place
Job Type: Environment
Contract Type: Permanent
Working Hours: 36
Closing Date 03 October 2023
Salary Range: £37,725.00 - £41,793.00 per year

About us

At Hillingdon we’re proud of our commitment of ‘Putting our residents first’, ensuring they’re at the
heart of everything we do! We want to attract talented individuals like yourself who share our
aspirations for the borough and can support us to deliver exceptional services for Hillingdon.

With an ambitious strategy we pride ourselves on delivering services that improve the lives of all our
residents, businesses, and partners. Embarking on a journey of continuous improvement, we’ve set
an agenda to ensure the provision of; safer communities, a thriving local economy, a greener more
sustainable environment, whilst increasing our digital capabilities.

Working at London’s second largest borough can be tough, particularly with government reforms,
budget restrictions, and political attention – but it’s enough to keep us busy and ensures no two days
are the same!

What does a Licensing Officer do at Hillingdon?

This is an exciting opportunity to join our dynamic and friendly Licensing Team. It will involve playing a
key role in delivering the full range of the licensing activities.

The successful candidate will be competent and experienced in dealing with licensing systems,
such as the Licensing Act 2003; the Gambling Act 2005; Special Treatments; licensing of venues
under the Marriage Acts, street trading legislation and others.

About you

The successful candidate will possess excellent working knowledge and understanding of the
various legislative frameworks.

Furthermore, they will be able to show experience and involvement in its application to casework and
demonstrate partnership working, and identify how this has led to a successful outcome.

The ideal candidate will have an organised approach to their own workload whilst dealing with
conflicting priorities, a focus on delivering excellent customer service alongside experience of working
collaboratively with internal and external partners.

What we offer

We offer a range of Company benefits. These vary according to the business area and role but may

  • Free parking (4 days a week) if based at the Civic Centre
  • Generous holiday entitlement: a minimum 26 days a year (plus bank holidays), rising to 29 days after five years’ service. For more senior positions holiday entitlements can rise to a maximum of 37 days
  • Career breaks
  • Electric car leasing scheme
  • Season ticket loan
  • Access to a wide range of training and courses
  • Payment of professional fees where these are required
  • Discounts at council-owned leisure centres and swimming pools at Hillingdon
  • Cycle purchase scheme
  • 30% discount on green fees at council-owned golf courses
  • Plus hundreds of discounts available at supermarkets, restaurants, theatres and more!

Additional information

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and
vulnerable adults. Applicants should be aware that the post will only be offered to successful
candidates subject to an Enhanced DBS check as well as other employment clearances. 
Due to an expected high volume of applications, we could close this role early, we therefore
recommend you apply as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.  

For an informal discussion regarding this job please contact:
Daniel Ferrer, Licensing Team Manager: