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Licensing Team Leader - South Holland District Council Closing Date: 04/12/2022

Licensing Team Leader SH083

Application Deadline - 04 December 2022

Employer - South Holland District Council

Vacancy Type - Fixed Term/Full Time

Hours Per Week - 37

Length of Contract - Fixed term for 12 months

Salary Range - £36,298 - £41,496

Location – Spalding


Job Summary

Are you an experienced Licensing Professional looking for your next step?

We are excited to be recruiting for a Licensing Team Leader here at South Holland District Council on a 1 year fixed term contract! You will join part of the new and exciting South East Lincolnshire Councils Partnership, giving lots of opportunities for shared learning, development and team working.

The licensing service sits within the wider Public Protection Team at South Holland District Council, dealing with the administration, monitoring, and enforcement of a variety of licences including alcohol, taxis, gambling, street trading and animal welfare, as well as overseeing local land charges This is a great opportunity for an experienced professional to have day to day responsibility for the running of a local authority Licensing team!


Typical duties are:

  • Oversee the day-to-day operations of the Licensing and Land Charges operations
  • To carry out the statutory duties under licensing and work closely with environmental health colleagues  
  • Prepare reports, carry out presentations and attend Committees as required
  • Oversee the maintenance of the land charges register and the processing of searches


What we need from you:

  • Previous experience of working in a licensing environment
  • Licensing or Environmental Health qualification or substantial equivalent experience
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills including the ability to be assertive, negotiate and delegate
  • Highly organised with good time management and recognition of meeting deadlines 


 BENEFITS: We offer excellent terms and conditions of employment including:

  • Local Government Pension Scheme, 17.4% employer contribution
  • Generous annual leave scheme
  • Employee Benefits Platform including retail, holiday, and leisure discounts
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Car mileage allowance
  • Excellent training opportunities
  • Flexible Working Scheme


ABOUT US: Boston Borough Council, East Lindsey District Council and South Holland District Council have formed the South & East Lincolnshire Councils Partnership.  The largest Council Partnership in the country. Since October 2021, the Partnership Councils have been working closely to deliver improved services to the communities in the sub-region and already there have been many positive outcomes.  

If you are interested in having an informal and confidential conversation about the role, please contact Richard Boole ( or Donna Hall (

Every interview will be conducted on a competency basis, structured around the relevant behaviours as documented in our  People Plan [196.6KB] (opens new window)  and requirements of the roles for which you apply.

SHDC reserve the right to change the closing date, depending on application numbers. Interviews will be arranged when suitable candidates apply which may be prior to the closing date.

To apply please follow the link: