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Licensing Support Officer - North East Derbyshire District Council Closing Date: 11/02/2024

Location NEDDC Council Offices, Mill Lane, Wingerworth, Chesterfield, Derbyshire, with Agile Working Arrangement

Reference JOB/24/00365

Salary details £24,702 to £26,421 per annum

Job term Full Time

Appointment type Permanent

Hours 37 hours per week

Closing Date 11 February 2024

Join the modern and dynamic Joint Environmental Health Service serving the semi-rural district communities of Bolsover and North East Derbyshire.  Employed by and based in North East Derbyshire and with a ‘One Team’ culture we work flexibly across both districts.

We are looking for an individual who is a genuine team player and full of enthusiasm and determination to join our Joint Environmental Health Service in the following area:

We are seeking a Licensing Support Officer to work in our busy Licensing Team who:

  • Has an eye for detail
  • Is an excellent communicator
  • Has a customer focussed approach
  • Able to deal with challenging situations with confidence
  • Can actively prioritise workloads
  • Is competent with a range of ICT applications and databases

You will process licensing applications, deal with licensing enquiries and provide advice to customers, handle licence fee payments, and be responsible for purchasing and invoicing within the team. 

Day to day you will deal with complaints about licensed premises and licence holders, ensuring that details and communication is recorded accurately, and ensure timely responses to enquiries.

You will also be responsible for assisting the Licensing Enforcement Officers with routine enforcement activity, report and case file development, and supporting the management team to ensure the service operates effectively and efficiently.

For a full list of job details and requirements please view the Job Description and Person Specification.

For more details about working for the Environmental Health Service and access to the wide range of benefits North East Derbyshire offers, see the Environmental Health Service Application pack. 

Why work for us?

North East Derbyshire District Council is a great place to work and if you join our team, you will become part of a talented and dedicated workforce. If you are keen to make a difference to people’s lives and develop your skills and experience, we would like to hear from you.

We offer the following benefits: 

  • Competitive salary
  • Essential car user allowance
  • 30 days annual leave (rising to 35 after 5 years service), plus bank holidays and a Christmas close down
  • Flexible and agile working arrangements 
  • Modern hot desk working arrangements
  • Generous local government pension scheme
  • Free parking at Council offices 
  • Discounted leisure services

Learn more about the benefits of working for us at:

Contact and additional information 

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Charmaine Terry, Environmental Health Team Manager (Licensing) on 01246 217228 or email

Apply Today!

If you are interested in this post, please apply using the online application on our dedicated webpage on Derbyshire Jobs at: North East Derbyshire District Council Vacancies or via Derbyshire - Jobs and Careers by clicking ‘Apply for this job’ and creating an account.  You can save your progress and exit the application at any time, coming back to it at a later stage to complete and submit your application.  Please read the Guidance Notes provided before completing any application and please note that CV’s will not be accepted.  Applications close midnight on 11th February 2024.

If you do not have internet access, you can request an offline application pack by contacting North East Derbyshire District Council on 01246 231111 or emailing:

Please note the Council only consider applications from candidates eligible to work in the UK and who possess a current work permit appropriate to the job role advertised.

We welcome applications from all sections of the community.

If you have not received any communication within 4 weeks of the closing date, please assume you have been unsuccessful on this occasion and we thank you for your interest in the job role.