Trading Standards, Environmental Health, Enforcement, Other Roles
£20-£30/hour, Competitive Salary Offered
Crime, Enforcement and Regulation Officer
One of our local clients based in south London are currently recruiting for the role of Crime, Enforcement and Regulation Officer.
Main Purpose of The Job
To respond, investigate and where appropriate perform enforcement and regulatory functions of a civil & criminal nature on a variety of matters and complaints relating to community safety, ASB, Public Health and Nuisance, and other statutory nuisance, trading standards and licensing issues. To include collecting and preparing evidence and presenting it in court etc.
To provide a timely response to complainants and victims of crime according to set protocols and procedures.
To provide specialist and technical advice within the Council and provide information and education to businesses and residents in the Borough.
To facilitate the identification of pockets/hotspots of concern in relation to anti-social behaviour, environmental protection, trading standards or licensing across Lewisham and to promote better partnership working with both statutory and voluntary agents. To set up, operate and monitor preventative and enforcement measures and initiatives to resolve such issues.
To provide advice and assistance for frontline staff and Partner Services including licensed private landlords, registered social landlords, the private housing sector and the business community to tackle anti-social behaviour, environmental protection, trading standards and licensing concerns using a broad range of interventions including preventative and legal remedies.
Good understanding of the current local and national agendas which could include Trading Standards, Licensing, Public Health and Statutory nuisance, Anti Social Behaviour, Community Safety, or other related fields
Detailed knowledge of case work and legislative requirements in one or more of the following areas: ASB, Community safety, Noise nuisance, licensing and Trading standards.
Good understanding of Local Authority duties, powers, and resources in general, and detailed knowledge of local authorities’ specific powers in relation to this agenda in one or more of the following areas namely, trading standards, public health & nuisance, licensing, community safety
Awareness of the principles and application of RIPA, PACE & CPIA
This role is a temporary contract with strong possibility for further extension.