Senior Neighbourhood Planning Policy Officer / Town Planner

Bluetownonline Ltd
Gainsborough, Lincolnshire, England
£32164 - £34196 per annum
29 Mar 2017
26 Apr 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Title: Senior Neighbourhood Planning Policy Officer

Location: Gainsborough

Salary: Band 10 £32,164 to £34,196 per annum

Job Type: Full Time, Permanent

Closing Date: 17th April 2017

Interview Date: Week commencing 17th April 2017

Job Role:

West Lindsey is a large and predominantly rural district with a rich heritage and stunning landscape that provides an attractive setting for its three market towns of Caistor, Gainsborough and Market Rasen. Their big skies are matched by their big ambitions to deliver sustainable growth and nurture opportunities that will support and grow their local economy.

The Council has an excellent reputation for supporting local communities to develop ambitious Neighbourhood Plans, with several adopted plans recognised nationally for their innovative and collaborative approach. They are now looking for a lead officer to develop this service further and provide support to the 6 communities with a Neighbourhood Plan in place, and the growing number (currently over 30) other areas that have plans in various stages of development. This includes; ensuring that the Council meets all of its statutory and regulatory obligations in respect of neighbourhood planning, supporting members and following the necessary governance processes at all times through to plan adoption.

As an experienced and dynamic planning officer, the perfect candidate for this role will combine creativity with an enthusiastic and professional approach to managing a busy and varied workload. The post holder will be responsible for line managing an assistant policy officer and the neighbourhood planning budget and may be required to provide senior support for other related planning policy functions from time to time.

Applicants will be subject to a Basic Disclosure Scotland check.

Please visit their website for a full Job Description and Person Specification - the URL Link will be emailed to you.

The Council has a commitment to equal opportunities and welcomes applicants from all sections of the community. Also, they operate a no smoking policy.

Please click on the APPLY button and CHECK YOUR EMAILS to complete the attached application form and also the link to our client's website.

Candidates with experience or relevant job titles of; Senior Neighbourhood Planning Policy Officer, Planning Officer, Policy Planning, Town Planner, Planning Policy Officer, Neighbourhood Planning, Neighbour Planner, Town Policy Planner, Council Neighbourhood Planning Officer may also be considered for this role.