Trading Standards Officer

  • Permanent
  • Greater London, United Kingdom
  • £25 to £35 per hour

A client of mine who is a local authority is looking for a Trading Standards Officer to join their team on a rolling contract. They will consider Junior Trading Standards Officer up to Senior Trading Standards Officers therefore it would still be worth applying even if you are at the start of your career.

The role will involve achieving compliance with all statutory and non-statutory requirements that come within the functional responsibility of the post, and to undertake other duties associated with the substantive role, as may be required from time to time to meet the needs of the service. Moreover, to achieve Council, Departmental, Divisional and team objectives, improve community well-being and provide value for money services. In addition to this you will provide a high quality, customer focussed, and safe living and trading environment for residents, traders and the local community.

The selected Trading Standards Officer will maintain a high standard of Trading Standards knowledge, competency and skill by participating in personal learning and development, as necessary or as required. To provide high quality, sound, timely and accurate professional advice, guidance and information about any work matter, to customers or colleagues, members of the public, Member of the Council, solicitors, architects, surveyors and other professionals in a format that is understandable and appropriate, commensurate with the grade and post. You will properly handle evidence, records and data to ensure that confidentiality, continuity, evidence integrity, data quality, data protection and requests for information requirements are observed.

Further aspects of the role will require the Trading Standards Officer to deliver, as directed, a range of services in accordance with legislation, codes of practice, corporate policies, local systems, policies and guidance and good professional practice. This will include but is not limited to: inspections, projects, surveys, alternative enforcement activities, publicity, attending meetings, processing applications, visits, investigating complaints and service requests, sampling, monitoring, gathering evidence, making test purchases, carrying out PACE interviews, taking statements and determining appropriate action, commensurate with the grade and post.

To apply for this position please email an updated version of your CV to or call me on 02392322318

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