Planning Officer - Planning, Transport & Public Protection

Location West Thurrock
Job type Contract
Salary £37.31 - 37.31 per hour
Contact Hollie Mills
Reference 170879

Sanctuary Personnel, a leading recruitment company within the private and public sector has a locum role for a Planning Officer to work within Planning, Transport and Public Protection based in Thurrock.

The pay rate for this Planning Officer role is £37.31 per hour (LTD) and has an initial 4-month contract.

Main duties:

  • Assist in ensuring the Development Management Team fulfils the commitments, mission and objectives of Planning Services and the Council as a whole
  • Be acquainted with the various Acts relating to the Council's statutory responsibilities with regard to planning matters, including the relevant legislation, orders, circulars and policies
  • Keeping abreast with changes in such legislation and Government advice and making the necessary changes to practice and procedures arising therefrom
  • Maintaining a customer orientated approach including fostering good relations with stakeholders and local interest groups, including Forums, where required
  • Dealing with the processing of a range of planning applications; ensuring validity, visiting sites, analysing planning history, carrying out consultations, assessment and drafting of recommendations
  • Where required, supporting and working with Senior and Principal Officers on caseloads
  • Assisting Enforcement Officers where required in relation to particular cases and site visits

Requirements of the Planning Officer:

  • Articulate and able to communicate reasoned arguments and analyse complex issues effectively both in writing and verbally to a wide variety of people, groups and organisations
  • Ability to research, understand and present information clearly, both verbally and in writing
  • Familiarity with IT programmes, including Microsoft Office
  • Broad knowledge of Planning legislation

Benefits of working for Sanctuary Personnel:

  • Daily payroll
  • Free DBS and compliance service
  • Access to exclusive roles that are not available with other agencies
  • Your own dedicated consultant with extensive recruitment knowledge
  • Refer a Friend bonus - get £250 for each candidate you refer who we successfully place
  • Find your own job bonus - Receive £250 for bringing your own position to us
  • Clinical governance support
  • In house payroll system
  • Revalidation
  • Industry leading shift booking system
  • Nationwide coverage including the Channel Islands

This Planning Officer role is advertised by Hollie Mills; if you are interested in this position please click above to apply now.

Due to the high volume of applications we receive, regretfully we are only able to respond to candidates who meet our clients' requirements.

As a pioneer of diverse recruitment, Sanctuary Personnel is proud to encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds as our pool of candidates is very much reflective of the clients that candidates will support within their role. This very much played a significant in previously winning ‘Best Candidate Care’ at the Recruiter Awards as well being a two-time finalist for the same award.

Sanctuary takes great pride in building candidate and client relationships that promote Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI).

With recruitment consultants and all other employees undertaking annual online training on EDI and many other compliance training courses, Sanctuary is best placed to undertake a fair and thorough selection process.

Reasonable Adjustments:
If you consider yourself to have a disability or require any reasonable adjustment during the recruitment process or within the workplace, please highlight this at the earliest opportunity. With this information, we will provide appropriate support to you throughout the process and into your work placement.