Licensing Enforcement Officer

Location United Kingdom
Posted Date October 20, 2023
Company Email [email protected]
Company Website
Job type Full Time
Package (per year) 37653.00 - 43701.00
Application Last Date November 15, 2023

Are you ready to be part of a dynamic team that's committed to making Southwark a more just and fair place for its residents? If you're passionate about serving your community and have experience in licensing processing and enforcement, we invite you to consider a rewarding career opportunity with us.

Benefits and More Information:

At Southwark, we value our employees and strive to provide a supportive and rewarding work environment. We understand that work-life balance is essential, and our family-friendly policies include flexible working arrangements and opportunities for remote work. Additionally, we offer a local government pension scheme to ensure your financial security in the long run.

Working with us means you'll join a motivated, driven, and supportive team that is dedicated to excellence and values each team member. You'll also be part of a successful and high-achieving development team that is making a real difference in the lives of our residents in Southwark.

For more details on the wide variety of benefits we offer to our staff, please visit our Staff Benefits page on our website. We believe in investing in our employees and providing a work environment that encourages both personal and professional growth.

About Us:

Southwark is proud to be the largest local authority social landlord in London, managing 55,000 homes that house 40% of Southwark's residents. We're also home to over 18,300 businesses, including iconic London venues and social enterprises. With a young, diverse, and growing population, Southwark is a vibrant and dynamic borough.

Our commitment to justice and fairness drives our actions, and we're taking positive steps to address inequalities within the community. Our residents and communities are our greatest assets, and we're dedicated to making Southwark a better place for everyone. Southwark Stands Together, our initiative to tackle racism, injustice, and inequality, underpins all our efforts.

About You:

As a Licensing and Enforcement Officer, your role is crucial in ensuring public safety and preventing nuisances through the licensing process. You will be responsible for processing a variety of license applications, including alcohol and entertainment, gambling, and special treatment premises. Investigating complaints regarding licensed and unlicensed premises, providing advice, and taking enforcement actions, including appearing in court to secure compliance, are all part of your responsibilities.

To excel in this role, you must have a background in licensing processing or enforcement, ideally within an environment, community safety, or regulatory role. Your experience in processing licenses and handling court proceedings is essential. You should possess extensive knowledge of relevant legislation, including the Licensing Act 2003 and the Gambling Act 2005.

Effective communication is key in this role, both in person and in writing. You'll need to meet deadlines while dealing with changing priorities, making your ability to adapt and prioritize tasks a valuable asset.

Additional Information:

  • This is a permanent full-time position, offering job security and stability.
  • The standard working hours for this role are 36 hours a week, from Monday to Friday.
  • A basic DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) check will be required as part of the recruitment process.


If you're ready to be part of a team that's dedicated to making Southwark a better place for its residents and communities, we encourage you to explore this opportunity further. For more information about the role or if you wish to discuss it in more detail, please contact Nick Stabeler via email at [email protected].

Join us in our mission to create a more just and fair Southwark, and help us make a real difference in the lives of our residents. Your expertise and dedication as a Licensing and Enforcement Officer are essential in achieving this goal. We look forward to welcoming you to our team.