DEPARTMENT: PLANNING POLICY AND REGENERATION
CAREER GRADED PLANNING POLICY ASSISTANT / OFFICER
37 HOURS PER WEEK
Grade: E Assistant Planning Policy Officer
Salary - £25,878 to £29,439 with progression to below officer post via funded qualification.
Grade: F Planning Officer Policy and Development
Salary - £30,151to £33,820
Located between Nottingham and Derby, Erewash Borough comprises both rural Green Belt and the busy towns of Long Eaton and Ilkeston. We are looking for an enthusiastic planning policy professional to join our Policy & Regeneration Team. You will join us at an exciting time as we prepare for a Local Plan examination, having recently submitted The Erewash Core Strategy Review to the Secretary of State. You will need to bring enthusiasm and dedication to the role which involves all aspects of planning policy work, ensuring the delivery of a high quality planning service. Duties involve preparing evidence for a Local Plan Inquiry and engaging with a wide range of stakeholders in the preparation of policy documents. As part of this career graded post, the council will cover the cost of a part time Masters course to enable progress from assistant to officer level. Direct entry at officer level (Grade F) is also available to suitably qualified candidates.
You must be able to demonstrate up-to-date planning policy knowledge, a recognised town planning qualification or equivalent and be eligible for membership of the RTPI.
This post is full time and is based at Long Eaton Town Hall. There may be a requirement occasionally to work outside of normal office hours in consultations or to attend committee meetings.
In addition to a generous annual leave entitlement, the Council can offer:
- Free workplace car parking within the Borough;
- Opportunities for training, learning and continuous professional development;
- Family friendly and flexible working policies;
- Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS);
- Subsidised leisure membership with the Fit for Work scheme.
For an informal discussion about this role please email Oliver Dove, Planning Policy and Regeneration Manager, email@example.com who will arrange this with you.
Closing date for applications is Sunday, 29 January 2023
To apply please visit our website at http://www.erewash.gov.uk/job-search
Alternatively an application form and job description are available from Personnel, Erewash Borough Council, Town Hall, Wharncliffe Road, Ilkeston, Derbyshire DE7 5RP, Telephone: 0115 931 6049 (24 hr voicemail) or e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
If you are a current employee of Erewash Borough Council and you wish to apply for this vacancy, you must apply through your Employee Self Service account. If you do not have access to Employee Self Service, you must complete a paper or word version of Erewash Borough Council’s job application form.
The Council is positive about disabled people and those who meet the essential shortlisting requirements will be guaranteed an interview.
The Council also supports the Armed Forces Covenant and those who have previously worked in the armed forces and meet the essential shortlisting criteria will be guaranteed an interview. Please ensure that you make it clear on your application form that you wish to be considered under this criteria.