Licensing Support Officer: Ref - EH0090
Grade D - salary range £21,270 - £23,023pa
Full time but part time hours can be considered on arrangement
Based in Havant with a mixture of office and home-working
This is an exciting opportunity to join the busy Licensing Team at Havant Borough Council.
The team deals with the administration and enforcement of the licensing requirements relating to the Licensing Act 2003, the Gambling Act 2005, street trading, charity collections, scrap metal dealers and hackney carriage and private hire vehicles, drivers and private hire operators.
We are seeking to recruit a highly motivated and enthusiastic individual to undertake the daily administrative functions of the team and support the Licensing Officers in their enforcement work. The administrative functions include liaising with customers over the phone, via email or in person, answering queries, maintaining records, data entry and database management.
The ideal candidate will have excellent organisational skills and the ability to prioritise work and process applications in an efficient manner to statutory timescales. The work demands a high degree of accuracy and confidentiality at all times. Strong communication skills are essential to help and advise customers on a wide range of licensing requirements.
Previous experience in working in an office environment and in a customer facing role is essential.
This is a full-time post but applications from people who want to work part-time / job share will be considered – please state this in your cover letter.
In return for your hard work and contribution, we can offer you a competitive salary, generous annual leave, flexi time, free parking, leisure centre discounts, membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme and more. Take a look at our website for the full range of benefits and support we offer our staff www.havant.gov.uk/benefits-working-hbc
For an informal discussion about this post please contact Emma Grieve, Licensing Team Leader, on 01730 234094, or Penny Rogers, Senior Licensing Officer, on 02392 446657.
For more information and to apply visit: https://havantandeasthants.livevacancies.co.uk/#/job/details/43
The closing date for receipt of applications 5th June 2022. Interviews are planned to be held on 22nd and 23rd June 2022.
Due to the current employment climate we are receiving a high number of applicants for each post and as such may not be able to acknowledge receipt of your application. You will however be notified as to whether you made the shortlist soon after the closing date.
The council is an inclusive employer and appoints on merit. We are a Disability Confident Employer and have a Guaranteed Interview Scheme for Veterans.
Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff members to share this commitment.
Prior consideration will be given to those on the redeployment register or at risk of redundancy at East Hampshire District Council and Havant Borough Council.