Barnet, Greater London
£ 35 - £ 36 / Hour
Public Sector - Public Sector
· Job type
· External Reference
To act as an Authorised Officer and undertake and enforce the full range of consumer protection and other relevant regulatory controls
To support the work of the Environment and Sustainable Transport in working with other agencies to achieve compliance with all regulatory regimes
To improve the quality, safety and standards of consumer protection provided to businesses and residents through the use of a range of intervention strategies, including education, advice, informal action, licensing and enforcement.
To assist the Council in meeting its statutory requirements under trading standards and weights and measures law.
To be part of a team with the collective responsibility of achieving team and Divisional objectives; meeting unit performance criteria; ensuring that current priorities, procedures and programmes of work are adhered to and carried out.
To work efficiently and make an effective contribution to defining and achieving objectives, performance standards, current priorities, procedures and programmes of work by the team.
To assist the management team of the team in the development of a strategic approach to trading standards issues and associated service activity.
To lead in a specialist field of work or project and achieve agreed outcomes.
To act as the authority's expert in matters of trading standards regulatory controls. Be aware of legislative, professional, managerial and technical developments within an area or discipline covering the trading standards field and to provide advice and support to the team.
To take part in the current and new primary authority arrangements and to lead the team in meeting the requirements of those contracts. To take part in the proactive and reactive work of the team by carrying out inspections and responding to complaints from clients.
To supervise on a daily basis Trainee Trading Standards Officers/and or work experience students.
To give advice to the residents and businesses as requested and as appropriate; to advise other staff internal and external to the Council, on current work issues, practice and procedure.
To prepare and present accurate written and/or verbal reports, briefings and presentations to senior managers, the Mayor, Cabinet , Committees and other bodies and to attend meetings as necessary or required.
To act as an Authorised Officer and carry out all duties under the various statutes administered by the team as specified by the Lead Trading Standards Officer or Team Leader Trading Standards and Licensing.
To investigate complaints relating to breaches of legislation enforced by the team; to prepare and present reports for legal proceedings; and to give evidence in court.
To develop and maintain relationships with partners and stakeholders inside and outside the Council particularly the local business community and employee groups ensuring the delivery of key outputs and performance indicators.
To have an understanding of customer care and the service needs of clients ensure effective and consistent delivery of high quality customer Service. To ensure that adequate records and databases are maintained including statutory registers to enable the efficient operation of the work of the Team and assist with the timely production of managerial information and performance Indicators.
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