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Senior Licensing Officer - Sunderland City Council Closing Date: 22/09/2021


Contract Type:                  Fixed Term

Working Pattern:             Full time

Advert Start Date:           09/09/2021

Advert End Date:             22/09/2021 23:59

Salary:                                 Grade 7 (SCP 26 - 30) £30,451 - £33,782

Hours per week:               37

Job Category:                    Environmental Health / Trading Standards / Licensing

Vacancy ID:                       212761

Employment Location:   Jack Crawford House, City Hall and agile working

Post Number:                    50091684

Number of posts:             1

Closing date:                     22 Sept 2021



Fixed Term - 12 months

Sunderland City Council is seeking to appoint an enthusiastic Senior Licensing Officer to assist in the promotion and safeguarding of public safety through the operation of an effective and efficient licensing and regulatory regime.

The successful applicant will have a proactive attitude, demonstrate experience in enforcing legislation and handling criminal evidence and possess a sound knowledge and understanding of local authority licensing functions. They will assist in the drive to improve our customer services including the digitalisation of processes for hackney carriage and private hire licensing. The post holder will also provide a significant contribution in the review and implementation of policy documents.

The post holder will also proactively engage with businesses, trade representatives, licence holders and applicants along with other partner agencies involved in the regulation of licensable activities.

For an informal discussion about the role, please contact the Recruiting Manager Steve Wearing, Principal Licensing Officer on 07711 827989 or by email:

Applications should be made on-line at For further assistance contact Operational HR Services by email:

Please note that CVs are not acceptable.

All communication about your application for this post will be to the email address that you register with North East Jobs. This may include details of an online assessment you may need to complete and an invite to interview if you are short-listed. Please check your email inbox after the closing date for notifications as you may not be notified by any other method. Please remember to check your junk mail items.

If you have not heard from us within six weeks of the closing date you should assume you have not been shortlisted.

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