Licensing (COVID-19) Internship

Licensing (COVID-19) Internship

  • Location: Cirencester - Flexible working available
  • Salary: £9.50 per hour
  • Hours: 37
  • Contract Type: Internship
  • Closing Date: 23 May 2021

You will be working within our fast-paced Licensing team and take lead on the high priority Pavement Licensing Regime, helping to ensure safe business practice is being carried out across the three councils. You will visit different areas of the Councils and help deliver a critical piece of legislation prescribed by Central Government assisting businesses during the pandemic.

About the role…

You will be supporting local communities and taking on a key role helping tackle the pandemic;

  • Conducting Licensing checks for businesses across the Council areas
  • Conduct site visits to businesses across the districts identifying businesses in need of licences
  • Process consultations and collate applications for determination

This is a new placement role covering the Cotswolds, Forest of Dean and West Oxfordshire – covering large areas of natural beauty and famed scenery.

You will need…

  • To be working towards or achieved in the last 18 months a degree in a relevant subject
  • Be able to juggle multiple pieces of work and to deliver on tight deadlines


For more information about this role please see the Job Description/Person Specification.

Who are we…

Publica is a unique place to work – we’re a local government organisation with a twist! Publica wants to transform the way local services are delivered. To help do this we have started to fundamentally rethink the way we design our services in the digital era so that Publica is a customer focused organisation driven by real user needs.

Please follow the link to see our great benefits: Benefits

If you wish to have an informal discussion about this role, please contact Michelle Bignell, Service Lead – Licensing and Business Support at


If you feel this is the role for you please email your CV and supporting statement detailing how you meet the criteria above by clicking on the ‘Apply for this Position’ icon within this page. Alternatively, please email us at or contact the recruitment team on 01285 623079/70

Your application will not be considered if you have not provided a supporting statement, in addition to your CV.

Accredited of the disability confident scheme, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the vacancy/ies - Please state this within your covering statement or in a separate email.

Safer recruitment practices are applied to all job vacancies. Successful candidates will be required to complete a pre-employment medical questionnaire; provide references;  proof of identity; nationality and immigration status; three years’ employment or education history (if applicable) and, in some cases, verification of criminal record.

Do you consider that you have a disability?

Publica has signed up to 'Disability Confident' commit to encourage applications by offering an interview to those who declare they have a disability, if the person meets the minimum criteria for the job as defined on the person specification.

Please indicate on your covering letter if this applies to you.

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