Licensing Team Leader
Scale 6 £32,910 - £36,922 per annum
37 hours per week
Blaby District Council are looking for an enthusiastic team player to lead our Licensing Service. The successful candidate will manage the day-to-day delivery of the licensing function, ensuring that service users are treated fairly and without discrimination. A proven ability to deal with difficult applicants, visitors and callers in a calm and effective manner is essential.
This is a fast-paced service and no two days are ever the same. You will have the knowledge and experience to prepare, update and implement policies and procedures, deal with enquiries and complaints, and undertake enforcement action where required. Accuracy and attention to detail is crucial, given the important role that licensing plays in ensuring public safety.
With a proven ability to prioritise workload against targets and meet deadlines, you should be an excellent communicator and be able to demonstrate a practical approach to problem solving with good negotiation or mediation skills and to get the best out of your team. You will also need the confidence to deal with challenging or difficult situations.
You will have a passion for what you do and be motivated to take pride in delivering a high quality service.
The successful candidate will have knowledge of Licensing Legislation and procedures in a Local Authority, experience of working in a customer focussed environment and be able to work on their own initiative.
Home working will form part of this role as well as working in the office on a rota basis.
If you would like an informal discussion about this opportunity, please contact Anna Farish, Environmental Services Manager on 0116 272 7643 or Caroline Harbour, Environmental Health, Housing and Community Services Group Manager on 0116 272 7543.
Benefits of working with us include a local government pension scheme, exciting career opportunities, flexible working including a flexi-time scheme and out of town offices with free car parking and cycle bays. To find out more, click on the link below Employee benefits
Where are we based?
The Main Council Offices are in Narborough which is just 3 miles from the M1, junction 21 and not far from the centre of Leicester. The local train station is only a 5 minutes’ walk away and there are regular bus links to and from the city centre.
Blaby District Council want their workforce to reflect the make up the community we serve, and we therefore welcome applications irrespective of gender, ethnic origin, religion, belief, sexual orientation, age or disability.
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Closing date: Midnight 14th June 2021
Interview date: 24th June 2021
Please note: If you are a disabled applicant and you meet all of the essential criteria of the Job Description and Person Specification you will be guaranteed an interview under the Disability Confident Scheme. You just need to let us know on the application form. Please note, there may be occasions where it may not be appropriate to interview all applicants under this scheme, this may be due to high number of applications or seasonal high peak times, however the recruiting manager will select the applicant who best meets the essential criteria of the job profile.