Bassetlaw District Council

Local Plan Co-ordinator

Worksop, Nottinghamshire
Scale SO2 i.e. £21,074 to £23,111 per annum
30 Jul 2018
20 Aug 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Level

Bassetlaw is an attractive District in north Nottinghamshire, with an interesting mix of urban and rural environments. We are a dynamic, forward thinking Local Authority, presently preparing a Local Plan and actively pursuing a growth agenda. The district is an exciting place to work given that it has a lot of development presently underway and a plethora of exciting projects planned for the future.

This has given us the opportunity to create a number of new and exciting roles. Based at our newly refurbished offices in Worksop, Nottinghamshire, we are looking for individuals who can preferably hit the ground running and make a positive contribution as part of our enthusiastic and progressive planning team. So, if you are looking for a new challenge and would like to help us move forward to enhance our thriving towns, we would welcome an application from you.

Local Plan Co-ordinator (Ref: REG0821P)

Salary Scale SO2 i.e. £29,055 to £30,756 per annum

You will be the lead officer for the researching and writing of the strategic policies of the Local Plan within defined timescales and budget allocations.


  • Lead the Plan through public examination at the Local Plan inquiry and seek to review adopted policy documentation when required.
  • Contribute fully to the Plan adoption process, including implementation
  • Carry out surveys, data recording and analysis
  • Prepare planning briefs and supplementary planning documents when required
  • Liaise with key stakeholders such as neighbouring authorities
  • Represent the Council at Planning Committee, Hearings and Public Inquires when necessary

We want to hear from you if you can offer:

  • Thorough knowledge of town planning legislation and procedures
  • Excellent verbal communication and written skills
  • A minimum of 3 years planning experience and a professional qualification in town planning and/ or membership of RTPI or other suitable professional body associated with town planning
  • Strong interpersonal skills together with proven ability to analyse complex issues
  • A full current driving licence

The above job is subject to job evaluation.

The benefits include flexitime, 24 days annual leave rising to 29 days after 5 years’ service, in addition to bank holidays and an extra day over the Christmas period (pro rata for part-time) and access to a generous Local Government Pension Scheme.

To request an application pack, please visit, email or telephone the HR Team on (01909) 533121. Please quote the relevant position reference number on the application form and within all correspondence.

CLOSING DATE:      12.00 noon on Monday 20 August 2018

INTERVIEW DATE:  To be confirmed

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