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Licensing Officer

Salary: £31,296 - £33,297 depending on experience, plus essential car allowance
37.5 hours per week - Monday to Friday

My client is looking for an experienced Licensing Officer to join their friendly team, based in West Malling, this is a full-time permanent position.


This role requires someone with exceptional licensing experience.

This role is important to ensure that in validating processing and granting all licences and permits are issued within the statutory timeframe, resulting in the accuracy and execution of best practices and procedures in operating a centre of excellence for the licensing service.

The ideal candidate would need to have a general understanding understanding of statutory responsibilities under the Licensing 2003 Act, Police Reform and Social Responsibility Act 2011 the Gambling Act 2005, Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1976, Town Police Clauses Act 1847, Public Health Act 1975, the Local Government Act 1972, the Transport Act 1985, Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974, Criminal Justice and Public Order Act 1994, Hypnotism Act 1952, The Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1982, Sch 3, Town Police Clauses Act 1889, Violent Crime Reduction Act 2006, Violent Crime Reduction Act 2006, Fraud Act 2006 Sec 11, Equality Act 2010, Police reform and social responsibility Act 2011, Anti-social Behaviour, Crime and Policing Act 2014, The Immigration Act 2016, Taxis and Private Hire Vehicles (Safeguarding and Road Safety) Act 2022, Lotteries & Amusements 1976, Scrap Metal Dealers Act 2013 are adhered to.

You will be required to investigate and provide guidance, whilst also preparing reports, answering correspondence and presenting information to all types of audiences from laymen to specialists.

The ideal candidate must be and have:

Computer literate

Working knowledge of MS Word / Excel

Excellent communication skills, both oral and written

Ability to maintain accurate notes and records

Accurate data entry skills

Good organisational skills

Good time management skills


Able to work outside normal office hours.

Taking the lead in dealing with a situation

Willingness to undertake any relevant training.

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Thank you.

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