Crime, Enforcement and Regulation Officer

London Borough of Lewisham

Job Ref:  COM-19-026
Job type: full-time 35 hours
Closing date:  20 October 2019
Contract Type:  Permanent
Salary: £36,486 - £38, 403 pa (PO2)

The role


To respond, investigate and where appropriate perform enforcement and regulatory functions of a civil & criminal nature on a variety of matters and complaints relating to community safety, ASB, Public Health and Nuisance, and other statutory nuisance, trading standards and licensing issues. To include collecting and preparing evidence and presenting it in court etc. 

To provide a timely response to complainants and victims of crime according to set protocols and procedures.

To provide specialist and technical advice within the Council and provide information and education to businesses and residents in the Borough.

To facilitate the identification of particular pockets/hotspots of concern in relation to anti-social behaviour, environmental protection, trading standards or licensing across Lewisham and to promote better partnership working with both statutory and voluntary agents. To set up, operate and monitor preventative and enforcement measures and initiatives to resolve such issues.

To provide advice and assistance for frontline staff and Partner Services including licensed private landlords, registered social landlords, the private housing sector and the business community to tackle anti-social behaviour, environmental protection, trading standards and licensing concerns using a broad range of interventions including preventative and legal remedies.



Holbeach Office, Catford,


What we’re looking for

We are looking for someone to fill the post on a permanent basis

We would be especially keen to hear form candidates with a background in Trading Standards. A professional qualification such as DCATs, DCA or DTS would be an advantage.


In return, we’ll offer excellent development opportunities, plus a range of benefits that includes a career average pension scheme, flexible working and the opportunity to make a real difference to our local community.

Salary details


£36,486 - £38,404 (PO2)


Further information


For an informal discussion, please contact For an informal discussion, please contact Lisa Spall 0208314 8390 or

Lewisham Borough Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share in this commitment.

The post is subject to a DBS.

Closing date


Sunday 20 October 2019, 11:59pm

Interview Date/Test Date: Monday 28 October 2019


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