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Licensing Officer

  • Employer: Elmbridge Borough Council
  • Reference: P&C/23/260296
  • Published: Tue 31/10/2023, 11:20 AM
  • Closing on: Mon 27/11/2023, 17:00 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36 hours
  • Salary: Salary £27,028 - £40,751 per annum
  • DBS Check: No
  • Workplace: Hybrid
  • Location: Elmbridge Borough Council, Civic Centre, High Street, Esher, Surrey, KT10 9SD, Surrey

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Licensing Officer

Licensing Officer– experienced or trainee

Employer: Elmbridge Borough Council


Licensing Officer – Grade SO1 - SO2, Scale point 29- 34 (£35,824- £40,751)

Trainee Licensing Officer - Grade S4 to S6, Scale point 18 to 28, (£27,028 -£34,666)

Location: Elmbridge Borough Council, Civic Centre, High Street, Esher, Surrey, KT10 9SD

Contract: Permanent

Working Pattern: Full time across the working week

Hours: 36 hours per week.

DBS Check: N/A for recruitment (although required to become DBS counter signatory on career progression)

Closing Date: 17:00 on 27 November 2023

Interviews: Week commencing 11 December 2023

Are you looking for a job where you can gain a sense of satisfaction supporting businesses? A role that empowers you?

We are looking for someone to join our licensing team at Elmbridge Borough Council, someone who can support our businesses and enforce legal requirements if needed.

If you are already an experienced licensing officer, we can help you to grow your career and develop further. If you are not there yet but are enthusiastic, motivated and keen to learn, then we also want to hear from you.

You will become part of our dynamic licensing team which has public safety at its heart. Our residents rely on us to ensure that businesses they use in Elmbridge are safe and licensed – whether that is their local restaurants, bars or taking a taxi home.

To succeed in this role you will:

  • Be quick thinking, organised and motivated, with a great eye for detail
  • Have great organisational and analytical skills and a curious mind that likes to problem solve
  • Have strong interpersonal skills and the self-confidence needed to deal with the public in a calm and professional manner
  • Be a team player.

You will be part of a larger Planning and Environmental Health team; 70 plus people all working in the best interests of the Elmbridge community.

You will benefit from our excellent pension, as well as the ‘Thrive’ package of employee benefits and discounts with various local businesses. There is also free employee parking.

We offer hybrid working arrangements, as well as your birthday off and we are closed between Christmas and New Year, no annual leave required.

Have a look at the job description and person specification for more details and if you would like an informal discussion on the role, please get in contact with Alia Knights 01372 474737.

Equal Opportunities

Elmbridge Borough Council - Working for Equality. We welcome applications from all sections of the community. If you require any adjustments to be able to engage in the recruitment process for this role, please let us know by emailing