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Career Grade Planning Policy Officer

Planning and Building Control
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Salary range: £25,746 - £40,887 p.a. inc.

Contract: Permanent

Hours of work: 36 hours per week

Location: Civic Centre and other locations from time to time


A Great Opportunity


Brent is a tremendously vibrant London borough where the iconic arch of Wembley Stadium dominates the skyline. Spanning both inner and outer London, it is a borough of huge contrasts in terms of its economic, environmental, ethnic and social make up. Brent’s diversity is evident to all who visit our borough and our long history of ethnic and cultural diversity has created a place that is truly unique and valued by those who live and work here.


The council is pursuing a far-reaching transformation agenda that better meets the needs of our community so it is an exciting time to join us.


The Post


This is a great opportunity for you to contribute to writing the new Local Plan for Brent. The Council as a whole recognises the importance of having a good plan to support the growth ambitions of the Borough in a sustainable way. You will work in a Spatial Planning team on research and evidence gathering, community engagement, writing policies, commenting on planning applications and doing general policy work. This career grade post will enable you to develop your skills and knowledge and take on more interesting work as you grow into the post.


The Person


You should be passionate about planning and the role it plays in place-shaping. You can be new to policy planning or have experience. You should, though, have a first level RTPI accredited planning degrees. What is most important is your commitment and interest, and your ability to work collaboratively within the team, with colleagues and the public.


Closing Date: 11 January 2019 (23:00)

Assessment & Interview Date: To Be Confirmed


Additional Information


Brent Council values the diversity of its community and aims to have a workforce that reflects this and therefore encourage applications from all sections of the community.


Applications are particularly welcome from people with disabilities and LGBT (lesbian, gay, bi-sexual and transgender) applicants as they are under-represented across the council.


All organisations and individuals who work with children and young people, or are involved in providing services for them have a duty to safeguard and promote their welfare.


We are committed to safer recruitment and safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.


Before you join Brent Council, you will need to provide your National Insurance (NI) number and undergo a Home Office Standard I.D. check.


Please note CVs will not be considered as part of your application for this position.


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