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Senior Enforcement Officer

  • Employer: London Borough Of Waltham Forest
  • Reference: N&C/19/103411
  • Published: Mon 08/07/2019, 10:05 AM
  • Closing on: Sun 28/07/2019, 23:30 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36 hours per week.
  • Salary: £31,548 - £33,291
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Waltham Forest

DEPARTMENT: SELECTIVE LICENSING & REGULATION                                                                          


PAY: £31,548 - £33,291 

Location: The Magistrates Building, 1 Farnan Avenue, Waltham Forest Town Hall Complex, Forest Road, Walthamstow E17 4NX 

Contract: Permanent 

Working Pattern: Full Time 

Hours: 36 hours per week 

DBS Check: No 

Would you like to be part of one of the most ambitious property licensing schemes in London? 

We’re looking to recruit 2 permanent Senior Enforcement Officer’s to support the Council’s Private Sector Housing enforcement and licensing functions.

Waltham Forest is designated as a Selective Licensing area and was one of the first Councils to adopt and use powers to impose financial penalties as an alternative to prosecution proceedings.

The appointed Officer’s will support the management of accurate enforcement records, including records of payments, monitoring charges levied and refer to legal for debt management.   To complete tasks and activities in relation to the strong enforcement ethic of the Private Sector Housing & Licensing Team within the Neighbourhoods & Commercial Services Directorate. Displaying excellent verbal and written communication skills, and flexibility in working patterns and practices.  Successful candidates will play a central role in the delivery of licensing objectives, and will also have management responsibility for a team of Assistants.

We are looking for a motivated and dedicated officer’s with a demonstrable commitment to top quality regulatory services.

About Waltham Forest 

The London Borough of Waltham Forest is fiercely ambitious. We want to make sure each and every one of our residents enjoys a quality life in London.  The council has an attractive range of staff benefits:

  • season ticket and travel card loans
  • help with managing your finances and access to an employee Credit Union
  • discounted gym membership at GLL leisure centres in the borough
  • discount at local bars and restaurants
  • help with well-being including access to an employee assistance programme 

Join our plans for growth

We have a hugely ambitious growth agenda and pride ourselves on being forward thinking and an organisation that sets high expectations. We are working with partners to secure investment in making our borough a better place, are progressing with plans to build 12,000 new homes by 2020, and have an ambitious £5million digital programme, with more investment to come.

Be part of the vision

Our aim is that every single Waltham Forest resident enjoys a good quality life. We have a no-nonsense approach to getting things done and are embarking on a new phase in our transformation where three key priorities will underpin our ‘Creating Futures’ strategy:

  • Keep Waltham Forest clean and safe
  • Ensure a decent roof over residents’ heads
  • Improve residents’ life chances.

Equal Opportunities

Waltham Forest is a diverse borough where diversity is valued and is integral to both, service delivery and employment of its staff. The Council is proud of its rich mix of communities and as the largest employer in the area, it works hard to respond to the changing needs of its population.

We use our statutory duties on race, gender and disability equality and best practice in respect of age, faith and sexual orientation to ensure equality of opportunity in the workplace.

The Council is committed to meeting its 4 strategic outcomes contained within the Waltham Forest Council Equality Plan:

• Promoting equality of opportunity
• Opposing all forms of discrimination, intolerance and disadvantage
• Ensuring our workforce reflects the diverse communities of Waltham Forest at all levels
• Providing fair, appropriate, accessible and excellent services to all.

Respecting Diversity is a core Council value.

How to apply

To apply, please complete the application form and submit within the given deadline

Closing date: 28 July 2019

Interview Date:   w/c 12 August 2019


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  • Equal Opportunities Policy Statement and Equality Act 2010 guidance
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How to Apply

Application Information The councils preference is for on-line application forms. However if you have a disability and are unable to complete an on-line application, please ring 0208 496 4227 who will be able to arrange an alternative. For more information on how to complete your application form, follow this link: Applying for a job at Waltham Forest Council

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  • Employer: London Borough Of Waltham Forest
  • Reference: N&C/19/103411
  • Published: Mon 08/07/2019, 10:05 AM
  • Closing on: Sun 28/07/2019, 23:30 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36 hours per week.
  • Salary: £31,548 - £33,291
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Waltham Forest

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