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Graduate Planner

  • Employer: Southwark Council
  • Reference: SW/21/169729
  • Published: Thu 21/10/2021, 11:30 AM
  • Closing on: Wed 03/11/2021, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: To be confirmed
  • Salary: £30,618 - £34,689
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Southwark

About Southwark:

Southwark Council is an exciting place to work as we transform the way we work to reflect our drive for excellence We recognise that having the right people, with the right experience and skills, in the right jobs, is at the heart of our organisation. Without this we cannot deliver. We believe that everyone in the team is a valued member, and we will give you responsibility and the opportunity to make a difference from the beginning.

The role:

We have an opportunity for a forward-thinking planner with design and heritage qualifications and experience, who has an understanding of the challenges that an inner London authority like Southwark faces. The heritage team is responsible for writing policies, and making decisions and recommendations regarding heritage and conservation that will have far reaching and lasting effects as part of regeneration and protection of a wide range of place.

One role is within Planning Policy. This role will involve research, monitoring, partnership working, and working with consultants as well as working on the Local Plan. Suitable candidates should be able to demonstrate knowledge and experience of planning policy, particularly an understanding of strategic planning issues, how to research them and explain them in planning policies, and excellent digital skills as the candidates will be working on digital transformations.

One role is within Design. This role will involve listed building consents and supporting planners and team leaders. You should be able to demonstrate knowledge and experience of design and how to use these skills.

About you:

We are looking for two graduates to join the Planning and Design Teams. We want to hear from people with potential, so even if you are not the finished article, don’t let that stop you from applying, as we will work with you to develop and grow. These are some of the things we look for:

As a graduate you will be part of a development programme, which is designed to kick-start your successful career in Planning. A combination of practical on the job experience and theory will combine to give you an overview of best professional practice, resourcing and talent planning, performance management and planning issues, working towards RTPI (Royal Town Planning Institute) accreditation. We understand that everyone’s career could be different, as every apprentice goes through their own unique journey.

Additional information:

Whilst on the scheme, we’ll support your technical development through a wide range of on-the-job practical experiences and placements. We will also support your professional development through a combination of online training courses, mentoring opportunities, and structured networking opportunities. You will receive one-to-one support throughout the programme from your Line Manager. You’ll also be connected to a ‘buddy’ who will be a more experienced planner and a mentor for RTPI.

You will be based in 160 Tooley Street at London Bridge.

This role can be offered on either permanent basis or on fixed term contract for one year.

Benefits and more information:

https://jobs.theguardian.com/minisites/southwark-council/life-at-southwark-benefits-and-more/

Application closes: 11:59 pm on 3 November 2021.

Interview date: W/C 22 November 2021.

We are an organisation who is passionate about our people and understands that richness of diversity is a requirement to provide the best possible services to our communities. This is demonstrated through our council-wide ambitious commitment to tackle racial inequality in our communities and workforce through our Southwark Stands Together initiative. We particularly welcome applications from members of the black, Asian, and ethnic minority communities to increase representation at senior management level in the Council.

  • Employer: Southwark Council
  • Reference: SW/21/169729
  • Published: Thu 21/10/2021, 11:30 AM
  • Closing on: Wed 03/11/2021, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: To be confirmed
  • Salary: £30,618 - £34,689
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Southwark

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