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Principal Officer – Licensing:  Blackburn with Darwen Borough Council Closing Date: 12/09/2021

Principal Officer – Licensing:  Blackburn with Darwen Borough Council

Location:  Dayfield Road

Job Type:  Permanent

Category: Grade I £37,890 - £41,881 p/a

Closing Date: 12/09/2021

Reference: 004581

Terms and Conditions: 37 hours per week, Permanent


Blackburn with Darwen Borough Council is a busy unitary authority in east Lancashire. Blackburn and Darwen are vibrant towns surrounded by beautiful countryside and within easy reach of Manchester, Leeds, Liverpool and Preston, the Yorkshire Dales and the Lake District.

The Council has been a unitary authority for over 20 years and has a multi-disciplinary Public Protection and Environmental Health Service, which is known for its can-do attitude and problem solving approach to enforcement.

We have an exciting opportunity for a highly organised and enthusiastic Principal Officer to run the Licensing Team. The Team deals with most aspects of licensing within the Borough, including Licensing Act 2003, hackney carriage and private hire, animal welfare and street trading.

The ideal candidate will have an expert knowledge of licensing matters, experience of managing a busy licensing team and have excellent stakeholder engagement skills. In return we can offer a friendly working environment and our commitment to a great work-life balance.

If you’re flexible, committed and looking for a varied and challenging role, why not give a call for an informal chat? Call Denise Andrews on the number below.


Mrs Denise Andrews

01254 585585


Mr Gary Johnston

01254 666557

Blackburn with Darwen Borough Council is committed to stopping the spread of COVID 19 and therefore any successful candidates will be required to take part in mandatory regular lateral flow tests.  

Please note that your CV must evidence the requirements of the role profile with a supporting statement outlining how you meet the key requirements.

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