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Job Title Licensing & Land Charges Assistant - Temporary, 1 Year
Job reference PCL87
Department Place Directorate
Grade SCP 07-11
Pay From: £24,294.00 To: £25,979.00 per annum
Hours 37 hours per week
Closing date 16 February 2024
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Job Description
We Are St Helens Borough Council.

Located in the heart of the Northwest close to Liverpool, Manchester and Lancashire, St Helens is a transformational Council which is passionate and ambitious for the communities we support. We provide a wide range of local authority services to the residents, businesses, schools, and visitors to the borough. We can only do this because of our highly valued, highly skilled workforce.

Working together, our workplace vision and values guide our organisation, and the contribution of our workforce is key to our culture journey. Employees with us receive a wide range of benefits including well-being in work, financial benefits, ways of working and learning and development support.

Making A Difference as A Licensing & Land Charges Assistant- Temporary for 1 Year in the Communities Department.

We are looking to recruit to this challenging new role within our busy team.

The team is responsible for the of Licensing of pubs, clubs, shops and taxis amongst other varied areas, as well as operating a Land Charges service for the whole borough. The team members are multi skilled across all areas of the service and if you like working in role which deals with the public, uses a range of IT systems, and utilises your general administration skills, then this role could be for you.

The ideal candidate will be familiar with working in a busy administrative office and have a keen eye for detail.

Whilst previous experience in a similar role is desirable, it is not essential as full training is provided, both on the job and externally, to support the successful candidate.

If you think this is you then we’d love to hear from you.

The post is 37 hrs per week, and works a hybrid agile model.

Interested to Find Out More?

You can review our full job description details, and person specification information here.

For an informal chat please contact Lorraine Simpson, Civic Events Licensing Land Charges Manager on

Thank you for your interest in working for us. If you are experiencing issues with applying online, you can contact a member of the team at and a form will be sent to you to complete.

Please note we reserve the right to close the advert early should we receive a sufficient number of applications and encourage you to apply early, to avoid disappointment.

Equality & Diversity

St Helens Borough Council respects and values the individuality that every employee brings. We encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds, who share our values, our commitment to inclusion, and who will help us on our journey to transform our organisation. Further information about Equality & Diversity at St Helens Borough Council can be found here

St Helens Council is a Disability Confident Employer. This means that the Council guarantees an interview to disabled applicants who demonstrate that they meet the essential criteria for the job, as detailed on the Person Specification, and will, for qualifying disabled candidates, make reasonable adjustments within the interview/selection process.

NOLAN Principles of Conduct in Public Life.

All Council employees are required to abide by the ethical standards embodied by the 7 Nolan Principles: Selflessness, Integrity, Objectivity, Accountability, Openness, Honesty, and Leadership.
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Applicant letter.pdf
Job Description- Licensing & Land Charges Assistant.pdf
Application Form - Non Disclosure.pdf
Person Specification- Licensing & Land Charges Assistant.pdf
Note: CVs should not be submitted as a replacement for the online job application form.