Starting salary: £40,652
Job level and Salary range: Level 4 Zone 1 £40,652 - £46,779
Work location: 5 Pancras Square, N1C 4AG
Hours per week: 36
Contract type: Permanent
Closing date: Sunday 24th September 2023 23:59
Interviews to be held: W/C 9th October 2023
Alternative flexible working options available / open to discussion
Anonymised Application – in keeping with Camden’s commitment to inclusion the recruitment to this role is anonymised and supports the objective of reducing the impact of unconscious bias.
In Camden we are committed to working together to make our borough the best place to live, work, study, and visit. Partnership with our communities is central to the way we work, so that everyone can access opportunities, and nobody gets left behind. Here’s where you can help decide a better future for us all. The Public Protection Service is committed to delivering frontline services in an efficient and professional manner reaffirming our responsibility to the quality of life for our communities.
As a Licensing Officer within our Public Protection Service your focus will be on dealing with complex licensing issues and ensuring a responsive, outcome-focused service. The role will require you to take responsibility for the effective preparation and coordination of reports for the licensing committee, assisting in developing and reviewing relevant licensing policies, and the investigation of complex licensing related matters.
In this role you will liaise directly with key stakeholders to ensure ongoing compliance with the legislative framework, including high level responses to enquiries from members, the press and freedom of information requests.
The role will support the Licensing team leader to project manage, deliver service projects, identify and implement opportunities for innovation. You will liaise extensively with the relevant regeneration, economic growth and business development services in order to ensure that the licensing service supports the Council’s wider strategic aspirations relating to Inclusive Growth.
We are seeking a highly motivated and experienced Licensing Officer to help deliver an efficient and agile service. You will need to have an excellent working knowledge and understanding of the legislative framework relating to licensing and relevant experience in its application to casework.
You will have the ability to develop and implement policies, operational processes or procedures to assist service delivery and to ensure that the Licensing Service supports Camden’s strategic aspirations as outlined within Camden 2025.
The role will require you to be able to work collaboratively with internal and external partners, and able to contribute to service improvements. You will have an organised approach to your own workload whilst dealing with conflicting priorities and a focus on delivering excellent customer service.
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At Camden, you’ll receive a host of benefits as well as joining a flexible working employer. Click HERE to see full details of our benefits.
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Inclusion and Diversity
We want Camden Council to be a great place to work and to ensure that our communities are represented across our workforce. A vital part of this is ensuring we are a truly inclusive organisation that encourages diversity in all respects, including diversity of thinking. We particularly welcome applications from Black, Asian and those of Other Ethnicities, LGBT+, disabled and neurodiverse communities to make a real difference to our residents so that equalities and justice remains at the heart of everything we do.
To discover more about Camden and our commitment towards diversity, equality and safeguarding, please visit our recruitment website
Asking for Adjustments
Camden is committed to making our recruitment practices barrier-free and as accessible as possible for everyone. This includes making adjustments or changes for disabled people, neurodiverse people or people with long-term health conditions. If you would like us to do anything differently during the application, interview or assessment process, including providing information in an alternative format, please contact us on 020 7974 6655, at firstname.lastname@example.org or post to 5 Pancras Square, London, N1C 4AG.