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Licensing Enforcement Officer x 3 - Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council Closing Date: 28/02/2022

Licensing Enforcement Officer x 3

3 posts, 37 hours per week, permanent 


Application closing date 28/02/2022

Salary £22,183 to £27,741 (progression beyond £24,491 is dependent on meeting additional Band G criteria) Pay award pending


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


The Licensing Enforcement Team carry out a 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 or with the enthusiasm to undertake training to develop knowledge and progress into the role. You will be expected to establish and maintain effective two-way communication with colleagues, managers, and service users both verbally and in writing and meet targets and performance standards.


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 service sometimes outside of normal working hours. This will require the post holder to undertake work at unsocial times when required, 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.


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).