You will have experience of the gathering and safe keeping of evidence, preparation of reports to support appropriate action against breaches of the law, plan and carry out enforcement/compliance action and be required to support Regulatory Services Officers from time to time. There may also be a necessity to appear as a witness in court and at tribunals on behalf of the council.
Predominantly the work is during weekday office hours but there will be a necessity to work across the service and outside the office beyond those hours, including nights and at weekends and as part of a Regulatory Services out of hours rota. Access to a car is preferable to facilitate completing necessary enquiries. You are required to have qualifications relevant to enforcement within a Local Authority or other statutory body or have equivalent experience. Your application will be supported if you have a basic knowledge of regulatory services and enforcement procedures.
Southend-on-Sea Borough Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults, and expects all employees and volunteers to share this commitment. All applicants for this role will require an enhanced DBS check. The Council is an equal opportunities employer. They welcome applications, regardless of race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origins, sex, disability, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marital or civil partner status, pregnancy or maternity, age or religion or belief. All applications will be considered solely on merit.
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