Job description


Charnwood Borough Council in Leicestershire is an ambitious and dynamic organisation with a strong focus on supporting communities, looking after the environment, and creating a thriving economy.

Charnwood is a vibrant and exciting borough with a population of 184,000 located between the three cities of Leicester, Nottingham and Derby. The main urban centre is the thriving university town of Loughborough and this is complemented by small towns and villages set within attractive countryside including the National Forest.

The Opportunity

Working in a team of enforcement specialists, you will help assist the team to deliver an effective and efficient planning enforcement service. This is a fantastic opportunity for an individual starting out their career in planning and looking to develop this further with potential support to gain a masters degree and membership of the RTPI.

This is an opportunity to use your skill and talent to make a significant and immediate contribution to improving the quality of places in Charnwood and the lives of residents in our communities. We will offer you varied and plentiful experience in a busy planning office, liaising with a variety of stakeholders to effectively achieve Charnwood’s aims of supporting sustainable growth.

Who are we looking for?

We are seeking to appoint a dynamic, motivated, and organised person. You will have the opportunity to develop your knowledge of the planning processes and gain valuable experience in dealing with planning enquiries related to breaches of planning control. You will need to be a team player, with good time management skills and have excellent verbal and written communication skills and a commitment to providing excellent customer service. The post will involve site inspections and therefore you will need to have access to a vehicle and the mobility to travel the Borough.

In return, we offer the following key benefits:
Agile working
Local Government Pension Scheme
Up to 27 days annual leave plus bank holidays
Professional fees paid
Free parking
Subsidised leisure facilities
Town Centre & Train Station walking distance to office
Leicester, Nottingham & Derby less than 30 mins away

The Council strongly believes a diverse and inclusive workforce helps make our services better. We value the individual strengths of each colleague and the potential they bring.

We are a Disability Confident Employer and strive to promote a disability confident culture. To find out more about our Disability Confident commitments including reasonable adjustments and the guaranteed interview scheme please visit: and_inclusion.

We have also signed the Armed Forces Covenant (AFC) and have achieved the AFC’s Employer Recognition Gold Award.

How to Apply

You can apply for any of our posts online at: Applications must be made using the on-line application process.

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Job Location : Loughborough
Company : Charnwood Borough Council
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Contact : Loughborough Charnwood Borough Council Contact Number

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