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Licensing Assistant

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Occupational group
Admin, Secretarial & Office Support
Salary details
£19,689 - £20,493
Job term
Appointment type
Full Time
37 hours per week
Closing Date
01 November 2020
Interview date
w/c 9 November 2020
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Our Vision: Making Teignbridge a healthy and desirable place where people want to live, work and visit.
Our Values: Communicative, Respected, Purposeful Conscientious.

What it's like to work here: With its diverse mix of coast, countryside, seaside resorts, market towns, villages and moorland, Teignbridge is a great place to work and live.

For this role: You will be office based.

What you'll be doing:
- Being a point of contact for applicants and their legal representatives;
- Ensuring applications relating to the above are processed to statutory deadlines in accordance with the appropriate legislation and in full consultation with the appropriate statutory consultees and other bodies;
- Ensuring that all licences issued contain the appropriate conditions and that the correct licence fee is requested, received and recorded;
- The ability to interpret plans and documents (specifically information relating to licence conditions, application details, UPRNs and missed dates) so that the correct data is input into our Licensing Uniform system;
- Ensure all drivers are vetted to ensure they are ‘fit and proper’ persons, including medical, police checks and driving licenses;
- Ensure all vehicles are fit and suitable for the purpose and comply with Hackney Carriage and Private Hire Licensing Policy;
- Processing house to house and street collection permits in order to ensure compliance with legislative requirements;
- Ensuring all applications are processed in relation to the statutory duties under the Gambling Act 2005;
- Processing applications for Street Trading licenses or consents are dealt with in consultation with Devon County Council and Parish Councils;
- To liaise with the Licensing Manager to resolve queries and anomalies.

Who we're looking for:
- Someone who has some knowledge and understanding of all licensing legislation i.e. Licensing Act 2003, Gambling Act 2005, Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1982, Charities Act 1992, House to House Collections Act 1939, Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1976, Town Police Clauses Act 1847;
- The ability to keep up to date with new legislation;
- Be able to prioritise and manage workload, working to stringent deadlines and under pressure;
- The ability to work as a member of the team;
- Excellent communication and negotiating skills;
- Be totally organised and methodical;
- Experience of using a range of IT packages including Microsoft office;
- Experience with the use of databases and data input.

To be successful in this role: You will need to have a high degree of accuracy, excellent communication skills and experience of a range of IT packages.

We value our staff and offer an excellent working environment, employee rewards and benefits include:
- Local Government Pension Scheme;
- Generous annual leave;
- Family friendly leave, pay and working arrangements;
- Childcare Vouchers;
- Discounted gym membership at Teignbridge District Council Leisure Centres;
- Cycle Scheme;
- Career development through professional learning and development.

As an accredited Investor in People and a Disability Confident Employer, we value diversity and celebrate individuality across our workforce. We are committed to equal opportunities in employment and service provision and are only interested in your ability to do the job.

DBS Checks - Teignbridge District Council complies fully with the DBS code of practice and undertakes to treat all applicants for positions fairly. If a position is included in the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order, the Council uses criminal record checks processed through the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) to assess an individual’s suitability for the post. A criminal record check is identified as necessary for this position and an application for a DBS certificate will be required if you are offered the position.

Data Protection - The organisation processes information about an individual's criminal convictions in accordance with its data protection policy / policy on processing special categories of personal data. In particular, data collected during recruitment is held securely and accessed by, and disclosed to, individuals only for the purposes of completing the recruitment process as per the General Data Protection Regulation.
The organisation is also committed to going through the proper DBS channels to establish whether or not an individual has a criminal record. The organisation will not require job applicants or existing employees to use their subject access rights under data protection provisions to provide criminal record details.
All information is processed in line with the General Data Protection Regulation.

Safeguarding Commitment - Teignbridge District Council will comply with its legal obligations in relation to recruiting people to work with children/vulnerable adults.

Please read the full Job Description and Person Specification to inform your application and supporting statement.


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