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Licensing Assistant - North West Leicestershire District Council Closing Date: 04/09/2022

Licensing Assistant

The job involves the administration of and supporting enforcement tasks relating to many areas of licensing including alcohol and entertainment, taxis, gambling and street trading.

The successful candidate will process licence applications received both digitally and paper based. Tasks include data inputting using Idox Uniform, liaising with customers both face to face, by email and over the telephone. Reporting to the Licensing Team Leader, the main responsibilities will be supporting the council’s Licensing Officers in determining licence applications and undertaking appropriate enforcement work. The successful candidate will be required to follow legislative processes and timeframes.

We are looking for someone with strong administrative skills and recent experience of working in an environment where they communicate with customers face to face, via video calling and over the telephone. Some knowledge of licensing law and procedures is required. The job will involve a mix of office based and home working.

For an informal chat about this opportunity please contact Andy Cooper, Licensing Team Leader on 01530 454596 or by email to


  • 36¼ hrs per week with an annual salary of £20,444 - £22,129
  • Agile working scheme with a combination of home and office working
  • 33 days holiday (including bank holidays) increasing to 38 days after 5 years
  • Attractive Local Government Pension Scheme with at least 20% employer’s contribution
  • Employee benefits programme including payback on medical, dental and optical expenses
  • Continued training and development opportunities


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Applications must be made using the on-line application process.


Disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria for the job will be guaranteed an interview.

We welcome applications from all sections of the community.


Closing Date: Sunday 4 September 2022