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Job Reference: 55475

Planning Officer

  • United KingdomUnited Kingdom
  • £43.61 - £43.61 per hour
  • Temporary / Full Time

Seven Social Care is looking for a Planning Officer, for an exclusive opportunity with Elmbridge Borough Council.

The role:

To assess planning applications in accordance with the National Planning Policy Framework and the Council’s adopted planning policies.

Key Responsibilities:

  • To handle a caseload of applications.
  • To draft recommendation reports to the planning managers and Planning Committees for determination.
  • To offer advice to members of the public by telephone, email or in person through the pre-application enquiry system.
  • To assist in dealing with members of the public, architects, developers and stakeholders on matters relating to Planning.
  • To prepare and present the Council’s case at appeal, particularly in relation to those dealt with by written representations and informal hearings.
  • To assist senior officers on major development applications and projects.
  • To pursue an acknowledged course of study leading to a recognised professional Planning qualification (where necessary).
  • To pursue regular RTPI and other professional training as agreed in your personal development plan.
  • To keep up to date with Planning Law, and all other associated legislation.
  • To assist in maintaining the efficient running of the service.

Applicant Requirements:.

  • Experience: Experience in a similar role
  • Travel: Clean UK driving license with the ability to commute to and from work independently.
  • Hours: 37 hours p/w.

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