Licensing Coordinator JRN 18276

Vacancy Type
Police Staff
Area Command / Department
Contract Type
Full Time
Salary Range
£23,766 to £26,016
Closing Date


The role:

To provide specialist advice to Area Command staff on licensing issues in the Newcastle and Gateshead Sectors by undertaking the relevant research and delivering training to police officers in order to secure the enforcement of legislation whilst promoting best practice.

What will I be doing?

This role will involve assessing the suitability of applicants relating to licensing matters using intelligence databases, site visits, conducting meetings and examining intelligence sources to ensure that they comply with the relevant standards and regulations. 

This will also involve the inspection of licenced premises with and without police officers to verify compliance with relevant legislation. Within this is the ability to write coherent reports to either object or support licensing applications and may in some cases involve verbally presenting this material to police and licencing panels. 

Applicants should have a keen interest in the development of licensing legislation and report to management to ensure compliance. 

The ability to gather, process and disseminate intelligence relating to licensing matters appropriately in order to support enforcement of licensing and any other related legislation in support of the detection and prevention of crime. 

For further information please see the role definition: Licensing Coordinator.docx

Vetting level:  Recruitment Vetting (RV) 

Applicants must be a resident of the UK for a minimum period of 3 years to ensure vetting checks can be successfully performed.  

A job offer will be dependent upon vetting clearance, medical information and references.   

In return for your dedication and experience, we offer 23 days’ leave, excluding bank holidays, increasing to 28 days for 5 years+ service.  We support our people inside and out of work – offering a very competitive pension scheme, childcare vouchers, and discounts on shopping and eating out thanks to the Blue Light Card. And to take care of your physical and mental well-being, trained mental health first aiders on-site, an employee advice service and access to gyms in some stations.

If you have any queries with regard to the application process please contact the Talent Acquisition Team by email at  

Northumbria Police are currently undertaking a role and reward project in respect of all police staff posts. For further information please contact the Talent Acquisition team.

Vacancy Contact: 

To discuss the position in more detail in the first instance please contact Chief Inspector Daniel Whyte

All staff including those appointed on fixed term contracts must successfully complete their probationary period before they are eligible to apply for a Northumbria Police vacancy.

Northumbria Police fully supports a policy of equal opportunities and we welcome applications from suitably qualified people from all sections of the community, regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation. Appointments are based on merit alone