Licensing Enforcement Officer

28.00 - 32.00 GBP Annual
11 Sep 2019
09 Oct 2019
Engineering, Defence
Contract Type
Full Time
Licensing Officer

The local authority I am recruiting for a Licensing officer to come into their busy team in Northamptonshire! It will be a 6 month contract offering GBP28 - GBP32 for the right candidate!

Job Purpose

The aim of the Licensing Team is to create and maintain a safe environment for the variety of activities that take place for which it has legal responsibility to set conditions and to enforce regulations. This should be of benefit to both providers and users of licensed premises not only making users confident in the standards applied throughout the local authority.

Duties and Responsibilities

- To carry out compliance visits of premises to determine suitability for the grant, transfer or renewal of a licence and to report upon and advise upon these finding for a range of activities administered by the Licensing Team.

- To investigate complaints and to follow up on enquiries about licensing matters. To assess the situation and to initiate appropriate action in accordance with the Council's enforcement policy.

- To collate and prepare reports for submission before the Licensing Sub-Committee and to work and assist Democratic Services in their preparation to organise a hearing for contested licence applications.

-To case manage enquiries, representations and statutory objections made in connection with licence applications. As part of the case management function the officer shall ensure all necessary administration functions, carried out by the administration support for the Licensing Team, has been carried out and that all interested parties both internal and external have been correctly informed within statutory requirements.

Skills and Experience

- To have an excellent in depth knowledge of the regulations relating to P.A.C.E (Police and Criminal Evidence Act) R.I.P.A (Regulatory of Investigatory Powers Act) CPIA (Criminal Procedures Investigation Act) and be capable of conducting investigations and interviews accordingly.

- Must have Licensing Enforcement Background

- Premises licenses, tracks betting and the registration of lotteries (administered under the Gambling Act 2005);

- Street Trading (administered under the London Local Authorities Act 1990 (as amended)

- To have an excellent in depth knowledge of the regulations relating to P.A.C.E, R.I.P.A, CPIA

If you think you would be suitable, apply below!

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