Head of Service for Planning

SMG £58,455 - £63,270
18 Oct 2018
22 Nov 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

We are passionate about our Place and we firmly believe we have one of the strongest propositions in the country. Building on the strengths of being the UK’s best connected location, Doncaster is transforming the way it looks and feels. Anyone joining our council can look forward to working for a confident, ambitious organisation with big plans to develop further and deliver for our residents, workforce and visitors. 

You will have a pivotal role in the continued regeneration of the borough by leading a high quality customer focused Planning Service. 

There is a significant pipeline of transformational projects that are and will be taking place alongside record levels of commercial and residential development which make this an exciting time to be joining us. 

Further details about the responsibilities and requirements of the role are contained in the job profile and role summary. 

In return for your hard work and dedication, we can offer you the chance to be part of a great team dedicated to ensuring that all people in Doncaster thrive. You will also have access to a variety of attractive employee benefits including competitive leave entitlement, local government pension scheme and access to a range of staff discount and flexible benefits schemes. Visit our Working in Doncaster page to find out more. 

Shortlisting will take place week commencing 26th November 2018 and it is anticipated that interviews will be held on week commencing 10th December 2018.

For further details or an informal chat please contact: Scott Cardwell, Assistant Director for Development, Tel: 01302 862321, or email scott.cardwell@doncaster.gov.uk

This post is classed as 'politically restricted' under the Local Government and Housing Act 1989 (as amended). The full details of the restrictions are set out in the Statutory Instrument, but broadly the restrictions prohibit candidature from public elected office; holding office in a political party; as well as involvement in political activities such as canvassing or public speaking/writing.

Doncaster Council is committed to meeting the needs of our diverse community where we strive to improve the quality of life for all. We are also committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults and expect all staff to share these commitments.

English Fluency Duty Under The Immigration Act 2016: As you are applying for a customer facing role, you must have the ability to converse easily with customers being able to provide advice and guidance in accurate spoken English.

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