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Senior Licensing Officer - Swale Borough Council Closing Date: 15/07/2022

POST TITLE: Senior Licensing Officer

SECTION: Community Safety Unit

SALARY: Grade 6 (£29,974 - £33,718) Full Time 37 Hours


We are looking for an experienced licensing professional to come and join our growing licensing team on a full time, permanent basis. If you have experience of working within a local authority licensing field, we would like to hear from you. This role will support the Community Safety Manager and Licensing Team Leader in the day-to-day management of the licensing team.


The successful postholder will need to have detailed knowledge of legislation in relation to Licensing, Gambling, Street Trading and Taxis as well as the ability to investigate complex licensing issues across the various licensing regimes and be able to take appropriate actions to resolve them including enforcement action as appropriate. The successful postholder will also undertake inspections with licensing officers and monitor activities arising from programmed and reactive licensing work. Within the multi-agency community safety team this role will involve working with a variety of internal teams and external stakeholders. The successful candidate will need to have excellent communication skills and hold excellent IT skills. In addition, the successful postholder will deputise for the Licensing Team leader in their absence and assist in policy development and the delivery of cross-service and multi-agency projects.


In addition to salary, we are offering an excellent benefits package including a generous annual leave allowance, paid bank holidays and career average pension scheme.


For an informal discussion about the posts please contact Stephanie Curtis, Economy & Community Services Manager on 01795 417336 or .


Swale Borough Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults, and expects all employee and volunteers to share this commitment.


To apply for the position please visit and complete the online application form.


Closing Date: Sunday 15th July 2022

Interview Date: Wednesday 27th July 2022