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Enforcement & Safety Service Service Managers - Wokingham Borough Council Closing Date: 21/11/2021

Enforcement & Safety Service

Service Managers

Up to £49.9k

Wokingham has a clear ambition that services should be locally focused and responsive to the needs of residents and business. To deliver this we are bringing environmental health and licensing functions back in-house from 1 April 2022.

We are looking to recruit progressive and experienced Service Managers to oversee our in-house teams with the following specialisms:

  • Commercial (Food hygiene, H&S, communicable diseases)
  • Residential & Environmental (Private Housing, caravan sites, private water supplies, contaminated land, integrated pollution control)
  • Licensing & Processing (licensing, safety advisory group operations, supporting our service-wide IT system and processing of applications for all licenses, permits and approvals service-wide)

Reporting to the Head of Service, you will be our subject matter expert and pivotal in building, driving, leading and managing the new team. What’s more, you’ll play an integral role in delivering our local agenda and operational collaboration with partners. Political awareness and a collaborative approach will be essential. You will have a proven track record of achievement in problem solving, achieving compliance and customer satisfaction, excellent people management experience and communication skills.

Don’t miss out on this exciting opportunity to lead and shape a team in our new Enforcement & Safety Service. More details of why you might want to work at Wokingham are shared at For an informal discussion, do contact Ed Shaylor on 07719 865135.

Please apply via the following links:

Should you wish to submit additional information in the form of a CV, please send this to: Please note, we do not accept CVs submitted without a fully completed online application form.

Closing date for applications: 5pm 21 November 2021.

Interview date: 25-30 November 2021.

Wokingham Borough Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expects all staff, other workers and volunteers to share this commitment.

Wokingham is an equal opportunities employer.