Assistant Planner

09 Feb 2017
09 Mar 2017
Sophie Cripps
Clearance Level
None / Undisclosed
Public Sector
Job Type

Planning Assistant - Barnet

Support our development as we strive to become the leading provider of statutory planning services in the UK.

About the role

As a Planning Assistant in our busy and dynamic planning team, you will process and assess simpler planning applications and provide technical and administrative support to planners and managers to assist our service delivery.

About Us

Regional Enterprise Limited (Re) is a joint venture between the London Borough of Barnet and Capita to run the Council's development and regulatory services for the next ten years. We went 'live' on 1st October 2013 and will deliver growth in the Borough and develop a new and exciting consultancy business which will supplement the core activities.

Capita plc is the UK's leading provider of business process management and integrated professional support service solutions, with 68,000 staff across the UK, Europe, South Africa and India.

What you will do:

Report to the Deputy Planning Manager, you will:

    • Process and assess simpler planning applications including but not restricted to certificates of lawful development, adverts, licenses, conditions, householders and prior notifications.

    • Carry out a broad range of administrative work to assist service delivery including by not limited to printing, scanning, inputting and preparing presentations.

    • Process and submit payments for planning applications.

    • Assist the planning unit when necessary to carry out a broad range of development management work including validating applications for completeness, processing appeals, trees, enforcement, planning policy and project work.

    • Provide advice in person, on the telephone and in writing to all clients and other users of the service including applicants, agents, members and the general public.

      Your experience will include:

    • Customer service

    • Working to deadlines on a number of tasks at the same time

    • Working in an office environment (desirable)

    • Educated to Degree level

      What's in it for you?

      This is an exciting time in our development as we strive to become the leading provider of statutory planning services in the UK. Join us now and support us in this aim while continuing to deliver a first rate planning service to our existing customers. We will motivate you to perform at your peak, recognising your achievements and rewarding them appropriately. As well as a generous basic salary we also give you 20 day's holiday, discretionary annual bonus, company pension scheme and access to voluntary benefit options including; child care vouchers, share save scheme, life assurance, holiday buy and many more designed to suit your own personal lifestyle. All of this, in a professional but fun environment.

      What we hope you will do next

      Help us find out more about you by completing our short application process - click apply now.

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Capita Resourcing welcome applications from all suitably qualified people regardless of gender, race, disability, age or sexual orientation.

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