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Temporary Licensing Officer - Wigan Council Closing Date: 27/02/2022

Wigan Life Centre South
College Avenue
Salary: Grade 5, £20,493 - £23,080 per annum. 
37 hours per week
Temporary to cover maternity  
Closing Date: 27 February 2022
Your role: 
We are looking for an individual with significant administration experience and a demonstrable knowledge in relation to Licensing functions, and someone who can make a positive contribution to the team.  
This is an exciting opportunity to work in a dynamic team, who are responsible for the processing and issuing of a variety of licences and registrations.  You will provide advice and guidance to ensure customers and businesses are compliant with various legislation and policy requirements.
About you: 
You will be knowledgeable and passionate about Licensing matters and keen to ensure compliance and promote public safety in Wigan.
You will be a confident and highly motivated individual, who is an excellent team player.  You will also have 
the confidence to work independently, displaying initiative and enthusiasm for change.  
You will have varied administrative experience and be proficient using various IT systems and software.  
You will have experience of providing excellent customer service and partnership working with internal and external organisations.
You will work closely with the existing Officers in the team to deliver an efficient and effective service to Customers, whilst adhering to” The Deal’ principles of the Council.  
About us: 
Wigan Council has been voted ‘Council of the Year’ at the iESE Public Sector Transformation Awards and has recently published The Deal 2030, our ambitious plan for our borough.  We are signed up to the Greater Manchester Continuous Service Commitment ensuring that your service will be continuous or 'unbroken' between the supporting organisations.
The Licensing Team is a busy team, and we are looking for an individual who will make a valuable contribution.
You will be part of an exciting service in which no two days are the same and will be dealing with a range of issues that impact significantly on our businesses and communities.
You will be supported with professional development to enhance your skills and experience personally, and those of the team. 
You can learn more about the work of the Licensing Team to demonstrate your knowledge via our website 
As an employer we like to thank our employees for their hard work and commitment by giving them the opportunity to access a range of exclusive rewards and benefits.
Covid Safe
We take a blended approach to where we work, depending on the work we do, and have Covid measures in place across all our sites. This may include working from home (My Place), the office (Our Place) or the community (Your Place).  Please speak to the recruiting manager to find out more about where you will work from in your role.
For further information, please contact Carole Aspey on 01942 488380
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Interview date: Wednesday 9 / Thursday 10 March 2022 
Interviews will be held remotely 
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