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Senior Trading Standards Officer

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    Housing & Local Authority

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    £25 - £27 per hour

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    Jordan Richards

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  • Published:

    11 days ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months

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Senior Trading Standards Officer

Akton Recruitment are currently recruiting for a Senior Trading Standards Officer in a local authority in London

As a member of the Trading Standards team you will be responsible to the successful delivery of the business objectives of your designated team that will contribute to the achievement of the Mayor's priorities, Council's corporate objectives.

Carry out the duties of a Trading Standards Officer, undertake inspections, investigate complaints, prepare prosecution reports, undertake project work and carry out work outside of standard office hours.

Plan, prepare and carryout targetted operations utilising resource from across the service as appropriate to ensure the objectives of the service are met i.e. underage sales, counterfeit operations (Tobacco, DVD's etc), minimum wage and business standards operations.

Seek to raise compliance through adopting a collaborative partnership approach with businesses seeking prevention and compliance building opportunities.

The post holder will be dealing with complex issues and difficult to resolve problems across the remit of the role with the aim of raising business standards across the borough and potentially on a regional basis also. The post holder will need to seek creative and innovative solutions that achieve sustainable and long term improvements working closely with a range of colleagues and partners.

Undertake out reach work with communities and where behaviours exist that impact upon communities seek to change these behaviours utilising a range of intervention types including but not limited to engagement, notices, seizure and ultimately prosecution action.