Job title: Trading standards enforcement officer
Company: Capita
Expected salary: £40000 per year
Location: London
Job description:
We’re supporting our clients as they adapt to a new world in the wake of COVID-19. We’re now recruiting for roles which will help our clients to deliver vital services and to resume business wherever possible.

Job title: Trading standards enforcement officer.

Job Description:

Shape better communities as a trading standard enforcement officer

As a trading standard enforcement officer for Regional Enterprise Ltd (Re), a joint venture between Capita and London Borough of Barnet, you’ll define and enforce the systems and policies that will ensure all businesses and premises in the borough meet the highest standards. With a strong working knowledge of consumer law and the ability to carry out investigations fully and efficiently, you’ll help make daily life better for Barnet residents. We’re at an exciting stage of our transformation at Re, working to deliver high quality services for our public and private sector customers, and are looking for others to join us on this journey as we continue to evolve and improve.

As part of our team, you’ll not only play a key role in making decisions, you’ll also have the opportunity to build close connections with influential stakeholders across the industry, local government and communities. You’ll be influential in helping others in the team to grow their knowledge, and in return, we’ll give you access to structured training and resources to give you everything you need to develop in your career. We’re focussed on finding the right person for this role, so we don’t mind where you’re located, as long as you’re able to travel into Barnet to attend on-site and client meetings when needed for various projects. Apply now and you’ll have a hugely positive impact on the Barnet community now and into the future.

What you’ll be doing:

enforcing appropriate legislation (food, pest, housing) and advising businesses on compliance standards through site visits

contributing to and leading special projects and investigations as directed by the group manager

undertaking inspections and searches of relevant premises, either by prior arrangement or unannounced, as required including weights and measures inspections

responding to and investigating reports and complaints received under relevant criminal and civil law

attending and contributing to meetings, lectures, seminars and other training and development courses

mentoring and supporting the development of new or junior staff.

What we’re looking for:

experience conducting sound regulatory and enforcement practice

excellent understanding and an up to date knowledge of Trading Standards legislation as well as key international, national, regional and local policy developments

a full clean current driving licence, and access to a vehicle

excellent administrative practice and experience of governance requirements

experience of working with a range of partners and organisations

a diploma or equivalent in Trading Standards is desirable.

About Local Government Services

At Government Services, we’re transforming the way governments and local councils serve the public. We’re using technology, innovation and domain knowledge to improve services and deliver savings. Our teams are answering 30,000 emergency service calls every day and our Ultra Low Emissions Zone is helping Londoners breath cleaner air.

About Regional Enterprise Ltd

Regional Enterprise Ltd (Re) is the joint venture between the London Borough of Barnet and Capita. Together, we’re providing new ways to deliver services and meet the needs of the businesses and residents in our local community. Our projects include traffic and highways management, creating new sustainable travel options for local residents, regeneration and planning and development. Join us and discover better as you shape the lives of Barnet residents.

What’s in it for you?

A competitive salary of up to £40,000 per annum

Initial 23 days’ holiday with the opportunity to buy extra leave

The opportunity to take a paid day out of the office, volunteering for our charity partners or a cause of your choice

Company matched pension, life assurance, a cycle2work scheme, 15 weeks’ fully paid maternity, adoption and shared parental leave, paternity pay of two weeks… and plenty more

Voluntary benefits designed to suit your lifestyle – from discounts on retail and socialising, to health & wellbeing, travel and technology

Access to our Employee Network Groups, which represent every strand of diversity and allow colleagues to connect and learn from each other on an open, inclusive platform

Flexible working options available – just ask

You’ll get the chance to follow your chosen career path anywhere in Capita. You’ll be joining a network of 61,000 experienced, innovative and dedicated individuals across multiple disciplines and sectors. There are countless opportunities to learn new skills and develop in your career, and we’ll provide the support you need to do just that. Our purpose is to create a better outcome for you.

What we hope you’ll do next:

Choose ‘Apply now’ to fill out our short application, so that we can find out more about you.

All interviews, assessments and background checks will continue to take place online, to completely remove the need for face-to-face contact. All Capita colleagues who can work from home should do so; and where it is not possible for colleagues to work remotely, we have taken important steps to protect those working from Capita’s offices. Social distancing, enhanced hygiene and safety measures are already in place at all Capita locations that are open to protect our colleagues and manage the risk of COVID-19. The welfare of our people is of paramount importance to us, and we’re doing everything we can to keep our colleagues and customers safe during this time.

We’re an equal opportunity employer, which means we’ll consider all suitably qualified applicants regardless of gender identity or expression, ethnic origin, nationality, religion or beliefs, age, sexual orientation, disability status or any other protected characteristic. We recruit and develop our people based on merit and their passion for creating better outcomes, and we’re committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

Location: London

, United Kingdom

Time Type: Full time

Contract Type: Permanent
Job date: Thu, 13 May 2021 03:40:47 GMT


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