Trading Standards Team Leader

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 22/04/2021 12:00
£38,890 to £40,876 per annum
Hours per week:
Job Category:
Environmental Health / Trading Standards / Licensing
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Belmont House, Guisborough
Number of posts:
Closing date:
22 Apr
Further Information

This is Redcar and Cleveland. We are an ambitious council keen to build on our strong track record of innovation and partnership working, ensuring that we create a flourishing future for the borough and all of its residents. Key to this is a committed workforce who always gives their best. Offering a fast paced, progressive working environment, Redcar and Cleveland Borough Council is a great career move.

The Adults & Communities Directorate consists of three strands, Adult Social Care, Community Development and Public Health. Our aims are to continue to provide essential and highly valued services and to build capacity to enable local communities to make lasting change, improve quality of life and prosperity. As a directorate we lead on developing a culture of co-operation and co-production, respecting and nurturing the skills and talents of local people and enabling them to fulfil their potential.

”Redcar & Cleveland Borough Council is committed to working with our local communities and businesses to promote a safe, fair and responsible trading environment, where legitimate businesses can thrive, and consumers have confidence in the goods and services they buy. Trading Standards have a key role in making this happen, and there is now an exciting opportunity to apply to join the team at Redcar & Cleveland.

We have an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic and suitably skilled individual to join the team as the Trading Standards Team Leader. As the Team Leader you would be responsible for the management of a team of officers, enforcing the full range of Trading Standards legislation, including an intelligence-led inspection and test purchasing program, age restricted goods work, sampling, advice and education activities, investigations and enforcement.

Building good relationships, strong written and verbal communication skills, the ability to identify income opportunities, the confidence to deal with challenging or difficult situations and a focus on results are essential for this post. The nature of the post will require a flexible approach to work including occasionally working outside what are regarded as normal hours.

Essential criteria for the post includes; a diploma in Trading Standards or a relevant consumer protection based qualification, over 5yrs years’ experience in dealing with businesses and consumers and at least 3yrs of experience in directing and supporting the work of a Team.

For an informal discussion regarding this role please contact Erika Grunert on (01287) 612457.

The council holds ambassador status for the North East Better Health at Work Award.

We offer very attractive terms and conditions of employment, including generous annual leave entitlement, flexible working hours (where appropriate), membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme and access to numerous other salary sacrifice schemes and staff benefits/discounts, including a lease car scheme.

Please note
This job is closed for applications.