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Career Grade Planning Officer – Principal Planner
  • Employer: London Borough of Bexley
  • Reference: CEX0000105
  • Published: Wed 28/08/2019, 16:35 PM
  • Closing on: Fri 20/09/2019, 16:36 PM
  • Working Pattern: Flexible Hours, Full Time
  • Hours: 36 hours per week
  • Salary: £32,578 - £42,673 per annum (inclusive of market premium)
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Bexleyheath, Bexley

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Career Grade Planning Officer – Principal Planner

Career Grade Planning Officer – Principal Planner                                       


Management Grouping: Chief Executive

Team: Development Management

Salary: £32,578 - £42,673 per annum (inclusive of market premium)

Location: Bexleyheath

Contract: permanent /36 hours per week                  

Closing Date20/09/2019

Job Reference: CEX0000105


This is an exciting time for the London Borough of Bexley; we are at the heart of regeneration and change as London moves east. Bexley is planning for unprecedented growth and development.

We are seeking to attract a Planner (Career Grade from Planning Officer to Principal Planner). Providing and supporting to move through the career grade as your experience develops is something we pride ourselves on.

Investing in people and career development is extremely important to us, so we offer a range of dedicated training opportunities.

Relevant planning qualifications and eligibility for membership of the RTPI are required.

This role is key for the delivery of the Council’s strategic corporate priorities. Working for us you will have the opportunity to make a real difference for our residents, securing ‘Growth’ through the creation of new homes and jobs and, by regenerating our town centres.

You will be ambitious for new opportunities and want to work as part of a dynamic and friendly team to meet the Borough’s growth ambitions.

If you are looking for an exciting challenge in a flexible, modern and accommodating working culture, come and join us on our Journey.

For an informal chat about these posts, please call Robert Lancaster on 020 3045 3342.

Bexley is a London Borough with big growth ambitions across the Borough and along Bexley Riverside. We also have award-winning parks, open spaces and listed buildings. We work in a modern office environment in the heart of Bexleyheath.


What we offer:

  • Career Average Revalued Earnings Pension Scheme
  • Performance Related Pay
  • 25 days Annual Leave (rising to 28 after 5 years’ service) plus Bank Holiday Entitlement
  • Annual Leave Purchase Scheme
  • An excellent working environment at our fantastic new offices
  • Opportunities for flexible working with excellent ICT facilities
  • MyChoice Staff Benefit Scheme – Includes Childcare Vouchers, Cycle to Work Scheme, access to high street shopping vouchers and online discount codes.


Your Application:

CVs will not be accepted unless they are submitted with a completed application form.


This post is considered by the authority to be a customer-facing position; as such it falls within scope of the Code of Practice on English language requirement for public sector workers.  The council therefore has a statutory duty under Part 7 of the Immigration Act 2016 to ensure that post holders have a command of spoken English sufficient for the effective performance of the job requirements. The appropriate standards are set out in the JD/Person Specification.  These will be applied during the recruitment/selection and probationary stages.

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