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Career Grade Planning Officer (DM)

Employer: Brent Council

  • Reference: BC/17/34496
  • Published on: Wed 17/05/2017 11:00 AM
  • Closing on: Sun 04/06/2017 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time, Permanent
  • Hours: 36 hours.
  • Salary: £25,242 - £40,086 p.a. inc. (+ payment RTPI Subscription)
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Brent Civic Centre, Engineers Way, Wembley, Middlesex HA9 0FJ

Salary range: £25,242 - £40,086 p.a. inc. (+ payment RTPI Subscription)

Contract: Permanent

Hours of work: 36 hours per week

Location: Civic Centre and other locations from time to time

An excellent 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

If you are a planner interested in working in a dynamic team, on varied and interesting development proposals, alongside the recently appointed Head of Planning, you will join at a time when the team is focussed on transforming the service to deliver our growth ambitions. Secondments from the public or private sector, part time and job sharing will also be considered.

The post offers a range of work that will develop and stretch you wherever you are in your career. Whether this is small scale householder and minor applications or major proposals, the growth pressures in Brent are such that there will always be something of interest to work on. You will work within a team, in a very friendly work environment.

The fixed term position offers the opportunity to work predominantly on large scale major applications by assisting the Principal Planning Officer who will be the leading case officer.

The Person

You will be an enthusiastic, self-motivated, organised person with a proactive approach to securing good development to implement the Council’s ambitions – increasing housing supply, supporting economic growth, and enhancing the environment. You should have a strong performance ethic and a commitment to good customer service.
We are committed to the continued professional development of staff which includes attending relevant courses and seminars.

For an informal and confidential discussion on this role, please call us now on 020 3475 5347. Our dedicated and manned hotline is open between 8AM - 8PM. Please do not hesitate to get in touch, we are looking forward to hearing from you. Email enquiries can be sent to


Lewis Davey is a specialist Town Planning Consultancy and has been appointed to manage the application process for all candidates. With over 15 years of Planning Recruitment experience and our ability to obtain direct answers to your queries means that you can get the information you need to start your application immediately.


We are here to help.

Closing Date: 4 June 2017 (23:59)

Assessment & Interview Date: TBD

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 a disability 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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