Trainee Licensing Officer

Swindon, England, gb
Company: Swindon Borough Council
Category: Business and Financial Operations Occupations
Published on 2021-06-14 06:03:35
Swindon has an ambitious vision to become a leading regional centre by 2030 with the fastest growing economy outside London. We are recognised as a regional and national growth point and are working not just with local partners, but regional and central government to deliver that vision.

The Licensing Team is undergoing a fundamental restructure at Swindon Borough Council to ensure it is modern, efficient and effective and meets the demands for today and tomorrow.

We are pleased to be able to offer a developmental trainee role as part of our new licensing team structure a Swindon Borough Council.

These opportunities do not come up very often and we are looking for the right person to undertake the role. You will be required to work on your own initiative, plan and complete your training and work experience whilst maintaining a small relevant caseload.

This is a busy and friendly team working within the Council’s Regulatory Services department, which includes Licensing, Building Control, and Planning Enforcement. 

You will be required to be self-motivated with good time management skills in order to manage and prioritise your workload and make time for your training. You will possess excellent people skills allied with the proven ability to listen, explain, negotiate and influence. You will have a track record of good performance and will be able to work flexibly.

In return you will receive:

• A competitive salary
• Flexible working 
• At least 25 days holiday
• A career average revalued earnings (CARE) pension scheme
• Leisure and Legal Services discounts
• Eating Out, Shopping and Entertainment discounts

A basic Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check will be required for this position.

Candidates must be fluent in the English language (as a requirement of Part 7 of the Immigration Act – for the effective performance of a customer-facing role).

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