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Licensing Team Leader - Blaby District Council Closing Date: 10/06/2024

Job details

Salary: Scale 6 £37,336 - £41,418 per annum* Plus Essential Car User Allowance

Contractual hours: 37

Basis: Full time

Region: East

Job category/type: Permanent

Date posted: 14/05/2024

Job reference: REQ00949

* Salary dependent on qualifications and experience – see Job Description


Job description

Blaby District Council are looking for an enthusiastic team player to lead our Licensing and Animal Welfare Service. The successful candidate will be responsible for managing a licensing team of four officers and deal with a wide variety of licensing and animal welfare matters.

This is a fast-paced service and no two days are ever the same. You will have the knowledge and experience to prepare, update and implement policies and procedures, deal with enquiries and complaints, and undertake enforcement action where required. Accuracy and attention to detail is crucial, given the important role that licensing plays in ensuring public safety as well as a proven ability to deal with difficult customers in a calm manner.

We are seeking an individual who can effectively prioritise their workload against targets and meet deadlines and have excellent verbal and written communication skills. Demonstrating a practical approach to problem solving with good negotiation or mediation skills will be advantageous to resolve challenging or difficult situations.

You will have a passion for what you do and be motivated to take pride in delivering a high-quality service.

The successful candidate will have knowledge of Licensing legislation and procedures in a Local Authority, experience of working in a customer focussed environment and be able to work on their own initiative.

Further details about the role can be found on the job description and person specification.

Home working will form part of this role as well as working in the office on a rota basis.

This role will require an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check (known as a DBS check). All offers of employment will be made conditional upon receipt of the satisfactory DBS check.

If you would like an informal discussion about this opportunity, please contact Phil Fasham, Environmental Health Manager on 0116 272 7548.

Benefits of working with us include a local government pension scheme, salary sacrifice AVC pension scheme, CIEH membership fees paid, exciting career opportunities, flexible working including a flexi-time scheme and out of town offices with free car parking and cycle bays. To find out more, click on the link below:

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Closing date:                1pm, 10th June 2024

Interview date:             20th June 2024

 Blaby District Council is committed to equality of opportunity for all, and we welcome applications from all diversities. We are committed to the employment and career development of disabled people and those in the Armed Forces, and therefore as a Disability Confident Employer and to show that we commit to the Armed Forces Covenant, we offer a Guaranteed Interview Scheme. Further information can be found on our jobs page.

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