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Licensing Assistant

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Job Summary

Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
21/03/2018 23:59
£21,268 - £23,398
Hours per week:
Job Category:
Environmental Health / Trading Standards
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Civic Centre
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Job details 

Closing date:
21 Mar

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We are looking for a Licensing Assistant to play a key role in the effective delivery of the Licensing service.

Supporting the Licensing Officer you will be responsible for the administration and enforcement of licensing legislation across the whole licensing function. You will respond to queries from members of the public, colleagues and Members regarding all licensing functions and conduct interviews and negotiations with licensees and licensing applicants.

The successful candidate will be able to manage a varied workload and be prepared to work flexibly carrying out evening and weekend work where necessary. He/she will have a current UK driving licence and access to a car.

A thorough knowledge and understanding of licensing legislation including the Town Police Clauses Act 1847, the Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1976 and the Licensing Act 2003] and the Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984 is essential.

The successful candidate must have experience of investigating breaches of the criminal law, compiling prosecution reports and appearing in Court, have excellent communication skills and have knowledge of using Windows-based operating systems/Microsoft Office products.

Online applications only at www.gateshead.gov.uk

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