LIAISE Officer

Woodcock Street Birmingham B7 4BL
£34,106 - £41,846
07 Jan 2019
23 Jan 2019
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Contract Type
Fixed Term Contract
Working Pattern


LIAISE Officer available Fixed Term Contract till 31st March 2020

Do you have the skills to support vulnerable people, energise partner agencies and work nationally across local authority boundaries?

The England Illegal Money Lending Team (IMLT) are a government funded Trading Standards team, hosted by Birmingham City Council. They work to identify, investigate and prosecute illegal money lenders, commonly known as loan sharks.

A vacancy has arisen in the team for a LIAISE Officer responsible for the development, implementation and management of IMLT Credit Union projects. It is anticipated that the successful candidate will be expected to travel nationally across all local authorities including overnight stays.

Whilst the main office is based in Birmingham, this is an agile working post including working from home, with national coverage so applicants will be considered  from anywhere in England.

The main function of the LIAISE Officer role is:

• To support individuals and communities affected by loan sharks
• To generate intelligence from communities relating to loan sharks
• To work with partner agencies on projects that will stop people using loan sharks

For an informal chat about the role please contact Dave Benbow, LIAISE Manager on 07557203257.

Previous applicants need not apply.

Ref No: BCC000362

A Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) formerly CRB check will be undertaken.
“Right to work in the UK documentation will be fully checked for all applicants. All non UK and non EU applicants are required to apply for a Certificate of Sponsorship from Birmingham City Council and must be approved by the UK Border Agency (UKBA) before any employment offer can be confirmed.”

Supporting documents
LIAISE Job Description and Personal Spec- 03 10 18.doc