Trading Standards Officer – Citizen and Consumer Protection

Location
Court House, 335-337 High Street, West Bromwich, B70 8LU
Salary
Band F, SCP 26-31 (£30,451 - £34,728 per annum) (£15.78 - £18.00 per hour)
Posted
14 Sep 2021
Closes
29 Sep 2021
Job Ref
SAND000005501
Contract Type
Permanent
Working Pattern
Standard
Hours
Full-Time

We have an exciting opportunity to recruit to the position of Trading Standards Officer – Citizen and Consumer Protection within Regulatory Services.

With an emphasis on protecting people who live and work in the borough, as well as people visiting Sandwell, you will take a key role in the delivery of the Trading Standards function for the authority.

We are looking to appoint an experienced Trading Standards officer to provide the full range of Trading Standards functions, the team plays a key role in contributing towards the 2030 vision.  Holding a Diploma in Trading Standards or equivalent, the successful candidate will be extremely self-motivated and skilled in managing competing workloads and demands and have excellent communication skills.  

You will receive excellent training to carry out the role, we employ a flexible way of working, taking advantage of good IT service provision.

If you are a team player with a can-do attitude, share a passion for trading standards and would like the opportunity to join us and would like more information about the role please contact Liz Nembhard by email liz_nembhard@sandwell.gov.uk.

The successful candidate will need to possess one of the following:

  • Consumer Protection Degree (equivalent degrees must include criminal or civil law module)
  • Diploma in Consumer Affairs with part 1 papers
  • Diploma in Consumer Affairs with additional part 2 papers
  • Diploma in Trading Standards (inc. all antecedents)

A Basic Disclosure and Barring (DBS) check will be required for this role.

Our Values; Trust, Unity and Progress make us unique, they define how we do things and are reflected in the way we behave. They are important to us, guiding and shaping our organisational culture. Our values are key to us achieving Sandwell’s Vision 2030 and also guide us when we recruit.

Hours 

37 hours per week

This advert will close as soon as sufficient applications are received. Therefore, you are strongly advised to complete and return your application as soon as possible. When completing your application please refer to the supporting documents attached.

If you have a disability and require assistance in making an application, or have experienced a problem whilst applying for a position, please contact the Resourcing Team on 0121 569 3300 or via e-mail to: hr_resourcing@sandwell.gov.uk

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