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Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council: Licensing Enforcement Officer x 3  (REQ05331) Closing Date: 23/08/2021

Licensing Enforcement Officer x 3  (REQ05331)

Based at Riverside House, Rotherham

37 hours per week, permanent

Due to current Coronavirus (COVID-19) restrictions we are following Government advice and this may result in interviews being held via video call.   

We are looking to recruit an experienced, committed and enthusiastic individual to join our Licensing Enforcement Team. The team is part of the Licensing Service located at Riverside House, Rotherham. 

The Licensing Enforcement Team carries out the full range of licensing enforcement activities including the inspection of premises and vehicles, investigation of complaints, preparation of reports for the Licensing Authority or Magistrates Court and responding to enquiries and requests for advice. 

A key area of focus for the successful applicant will be to protect the public by taking responsibility for enforcing Licence Conditions and taking action to prevent unlicensed activity. 

We are looking for someone with knowledge of licensing and enforcement practices, who will provide an excellent quality service to all customers, meet targets and performance standards, relevant to the assigned duties. You will be expected to establish and maintain effective two-way communication with colleagues, managers and service users both verbally and in writing. 

As a member of a team, you will contribute to the delivery of the licensing enforcement programme and respond to complaints and other requests for services outside of normal working hours, this will require the post holder to undertake a significant amount of work at unsocial times including evenings and weekends. 

You must be able to work effectively as part of a team, be capable of preparing all correspondence, records and technical reports, statements of evidence and able to prioritise and manage workloads. Ideally you will be able to demonstrate recent enforcement experience. 

For an informal discussion please contact Keeley Ladlow, Principal Licensing Officer on 01709 822346. 

This post involves travel around the Borough on a daily basis for which an appropriate allowance is payable.  In addition, the successful candidate will be expected to work away from the office, inspecting and visiting licensed premises, vehicles and businesses (which will include late nights and weekends as required).  The post holder must be able to stand / walk for long periods of time and undertake visits of sites that include climbing stairs, etc.

Closing date: 23rd August 2021

For more information about the above post and to apply online, Click Here

This post operates under a Career Grade/Grading Assessment Scheme, with starting salary and progression through the grades being linked to experience, qualifications and level of work being undertaken.  

From 1st April 2017 to 31st March 2022 employees paid at Band D and above are subject to a temporary pay reduction of 1.15% spread out by means of a weekly / monthly deduction (dependent on pay frequency) from each pay period over the full financial year. In recognition of implementing this temporary measure, those who experience a pay reduction will be awarded of three additional day’s leave (pro rata for part-time). 

This post will have access to the Public Services Network, if successful you will be required to apply for a disclosure of criminal records check at the Basic level (unspent criminal convictions).