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Senior Licensing Enforcement Officer - Solihull Metropolitan Borough Council Closing Date: 26/09/2022

Senior Licensing Enforcement Officer


Recruiter - Solihull Metropolitan Borough Council

Location - Moat Lane Depot/The Core, Solihull, West Midlands

Salary - £31,895 - £37,568 p.a. Incremental progression subject to performance.

Posted - 08 Sep 2022

Closes - 26 Sep 2022

Job Ref - SOL000004859

Sector - Local Councils

Job Type - Community safety

Contract Type - Full time permanent

Working Pattern - Standard

Hours - Full-Time

Site - Internal/


37.0 Hours per Week

We have two opportunities for Senior Licensing Enforcement Officers to join our busy Licensing Team in Safer Communities (Regulation and Enforcement).

As a Senior Licensing Officer you will be joining us at an exciting time. You will be given the unique opportunity to work across our socially and economically diverse Borough, as we continue to develop and deliver a first class service across the full range of licensing regimes, including taxis, Licensing Act 2003, Gambling Act 2005, Animal licensing and street trading. You will also have the opportunity to work collaboratively with other teams within the Council as well as external partners.

To be successful in this role you will hold a relevant licensing/regulatory qualification, or be able to demonstrate significant experience and knowledge to enable you to carry out the duties of the role. With highly effective communication and investigative skills, you will be experienced in providing advice and guidance on regulatory and/or enforcement issues as well as have proven knowledge of legal processes and effective evidence gathering.  This is a busy team so you will need the ability to balance competing demands and prioritise tasks, working to deadlines.

You will be required to work flexibly including some evenings and weekends to meet the needs of the service.

In return we offer:

  • A friendly, supportive and inclusive working environment.
  • A range of flexible working options.
  • Generous annual leave entitlements with the opportunity to purchase up to 10-days additional leave per year.
  • A flexitime scheme with up to 24 days per year.
  • Access to our Employee Assistance Programme – a 24 hour independent, free and confidential advice and support service.
  • Family and carer friendly policies.
  • Access to the Local Government Pension Scheme.
  • Employee benefits including staff discounts, subsidised travel passes and Cycle 2 Work Scheme.


If this sounds like the role for you, then please apply by clicking the link below. If you have a specific question or require further information regarding this post, please contact Anne Bettison, Licensing Team leader on 07769 886442 or email

Interviews will be held week commencing 10th October 2022

Please note we do not accept CVs.

The Fluency Duty is outlined in the Code of Practice on the English language requirements for public sector workers. The Fluency Duty for this role is Required .

This post requires the following Disclosure and Barring check: DBS standard .

Solihull Council is proud to be an Equal Opportunities Employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees - a place where we can all be ourselves and succeed on merit.

Solihull Council has a responsibility for, and a commitment to, safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults at risk and

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