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Private Sector Housing & Licensing Assistant Scale 6

  • Employer: London Borough Of Waltham Forest
  • Reference: RS/20/133883
  • Published: Fri 11/09/2020, 13:44 PM
  • Closing on: Sun 11/10/2020, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36 hours per week
  • Salary: £27,228 - £28,725
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: 3 The Square, Leyton, London, Waltham Forest

LONDON BOROUGH OF WALTHAM FOREST

 DEPARTMENT: SELECTIVE LICENSING & REGULATION         

JOB TITLE: LICENSING ASSISTANT [PRIVATE SECTOR HOUSING]

 

 PAY: Scale 6 £27,228 - £28,725

 Location: 3 The Square, Leyton, E10 5NR

 Contract: Permanent

 Working Pattern: Full Time

 Hours: 36 hours per week

 DBS Check: No

 

Closing Date: 11th October 2020 at 23.55 hrs

 

We’re looking to recruit a permanent Licensing Assistant 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 assistant will provide administrative, office and, where necessary, fieldwork support activities in relation to the licensing task force team within the Resident 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.

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

The Licensing Assistant post is also open to Job-share Applicants.

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 including flexible working options.

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: 11th October 2020

Interview Date:  26th October 2020

Downloads

  • Safer Recruitment Statement
  • Equal Opportunities Policy Statement and Equality Act 2010 guidance
  • Role Profile
  • Employer: London Borough Of Waltham Forest
  • Reference: RS/20/133883
  • Published: Fri 11/09/2020, 13:44 PM
  • Closing on: Sun 11/10/2020, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36 hours per week
  • Salary: £27,228 - £28,725
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: 3 The Square, Leyton, London, Waltham Forest

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