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Job Title Licensing & Land Charges Assistant
Job reference PCL88
Department Place Directorate
Grade SCP 7-11
Pay From: £20,444 To: £22,129 per annum
Hours 37 hours per week
Closing date 17 August 2022
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Job Description
The Licensing and Land Charges Section are looking to recruit a Licensing and Land Charges Assistant.

You must be enthusiastic and able to work as part of a team, with excellent IT and keyboard skills. You should have experience of working in a busy office environment, utilising IT programmes and packages.

You will be required to undertake a wide range of tasks and be able to communicate effectively on the telephone and face to face with customers.

Knowledge of working in a Licensing Team is desirable as training will be given.

Confidentiality is also very important for this post, together with excellent organisation skills and time management skills.

Duties will include:

- Assisting the Team Leader in provision of advice to the public regarding all licensing and land charges matters.
- Receipt, registration and processing of licensing applications.
- Up-keeping of the Land Charges Register, including addition of information to the register using a bespoke software package.
- Receipt, registration and processing of Land Charges Con29 and Common Land enquiries.
- To carry out face to face customer appointments for licensing and land charges.
- To assist with enforcement and compliance exercises for licensing.
- To ensure all income for the section is recorded accurately and monitored.

Council employees are required to abide by the ethical standards embodied by the 7 NOLAN principles of conduct in public life. These include selflessness, integrity, objectivity, accountability, openness, honesty and leadership.

We welcome applications from the BAME community.

If you require any further information or an informal chat regarding the post, please contact Adele Appleton, Senior Licensing & Land Charges Officer at or 01744 676746.
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