Career Grade Planning Officer (Development Management)
Brent Gets Building
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.
We need a great town planner to join our award winning team to deal with some really interesting applications and pre-application proposals. Brent has a big growth agenda and is serious about securing good quality, sustainable development in the Borough. We work hard with applicants to achieve this. Brent is serious about providing an excellent planning service which supports the delivery of outstanding developments. This post spans a wide range of experience and expertise, from graduates to senior planners.
The successful candidate will need to be passionate about planning and be able to develop good and effective relationships with people. Combined with a drive to provide a good service and desire to work positively with applicants, communities and colleagues, you will need to be a proactive planner with a positive attitude.
Closing Date: 9th March 2021 (23:00)
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. We positively encourage all applicants to self-identify their characteristics in the diversity survey section in the application.
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. Applicants should be aware that posts working with children, young people and vulnerable adults are subject to an Enhanced DBS check as well as other employment clearances.
Brent has a positive approach to flexible working.
As a disability confident employer Brent welcomes applications from people with all disabilities, including hidden disabilities and mental health conditions. We will interview any disabled applicant who meets the essential criteria. If you require reasonable adjustments to be made to any part of the recruitment process due to your disability, please contact us on email@example.com. Please note the information you provide will be treated fairly and confidentially.
Please note CVs will not be considered as part of your application for this position.