Who we are… Rutland County Council is the smallest Unitary Authority in England, but just because we are a small team does not mean we cannot make a big difference, multum-in parvo is our motto! Rutland offers fantastic opportunities to make a real difference to the lives of residents in our local community – we really are one of the best places to live, learn, work, play and visit. This is your chance to become part of an amazing team, delivering great services throughout the county.
We care passionately about planning positively for the sustainable growth of Rutland, and are looking to enhance our Planning Policy team to deliver our Local and Neighbourhood Plans. You will be joining the team at a crucial time in the delivery of our ambitious plans for growth, giving you the opportunity to further your knowledge and experience supporting development that will bring significant change to the County.
Who you are… Enthusiastic and motivated, you will be a good communicator, able to bring clarity to complex information and be committed to delivering an excellent standard of customer care. Able to juggle multiple projects, you will have an eye for detail and be keen to make your mark.
What we need from you… with knowledge of planning legislation, CIL regulations and Section 106 agreements, you will understand when monies need to be collected and how they can then be used to support further development. With experience of administering or developing systems to support these activities you know what’s needed to make this process efficient. Accurate in collating and presenting information, and with strong presentation and interpersonal skills, you will be able to engage with the community and other stakeholders.
What we offer in return… Work that makes a difference to people’s lives within this beautiful county, in addition to structured salary reviews, local government pension scheme, discounted access to ‘Active Rutland’ keep fit activities and Flexi-Time to name just a few!
We act as ‘One Council’ in all we do, with each of us working together in the most effective way to meet the needs of our customers every day – if you share this ethos then we really want to hear from you…
What to do now… Please visit our website for a full job description. For an informal discussion regarding the post, please contact Rachel Armstrong, Principal Planning Policy Officer on 01572 758306 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
The closing date for applications will be the Thursday 27 July 2019 and interviews will take place on Friday 12 July and Tuesday 16 July 2019 – please follow the links to apply online. Alternatively you can contact one of the HR team for an application pack, email: email@example.com or call 01572 758291.
All recruitment correspondence, including interview details, will usually be sent out via email. If you require documentation/correspondence in an alternative format, please contact the HR team.
Rutland County Council is committed to Equality and Diversity and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.
Everyone at Rutland County Council has a responsibility for, and is committed to, safeguarding and promoting the welfare of Children, Young People and Vulnerable Adults and for ensuring that they are protected from harm.
How to apply
We will be accepting online applications for this role, if you require access to a computer or the internet resources are available at Rutland County Council’s Catmose site and within the County’s libraries, a member of the team will be happy to help you with your application.
Please contact us on 01572 75 8291 to make alternative arrangements, if for any other reason you may struggle to complete the online application. The application forms can be made available in alternative and accessible formats.