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Senior Planning Officer

Cherwell District Council
Bodicote House, Oxfordshire - Agile working supported
Grade H: £40,446.50 - £45,245.50 per annum
Closing date
14 Apr 2024

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Senior Planning Officer

Salary: Grade H: £40,446.50 - £45,245.50 per annum

37 hours per week, permanent, agile working supported

New Talent Wanted!

We are recruiting to bolster our Planning and Development resource to meet demand and improve the services we provide. Visit our website at:

The Job:

Cherwell District Council’s busy Development Management team needs bright, enthusiastic and dynamic individuals to make a difference to our Planning service and to lead / take responsibility for the processing and determination of a wide variety of application types.

With innovative and large-scale housing developments such as the country’s largest self-build community at Graven Hill, the exemplar zero-carbon development at Northwest Bicester, and the redevelopment of a former Cold War airbase, Cherwell is committed to doing things differently.

The Person:

If you are an enthusiastic and ambitious Planner, passionate about delivering well-planned sustainable communities, you could be what we’re looking for.  We want customer focused people who embody our ambitions for a high quality, efficient and value for money development management service.  You will need to be a self-starter who works quickly, accurately, and flexibly.

The Benefits:

The Council is an equal opportunities employer. We offer agile working, which means we don’t have a rigid work location. Our staff work from home and in the office to suit the business need. Other benefits include:

  • A generous annual leave entitlement 26 days + Bank holidays.
  • Opportunity to join the Local Government Pension Scheme (Including Employer Contribution).
  • Cycle to work scheme.
  • Annual Flu Vaccination.
  • £25 Annual eye test voucher.
  • Incremental pay award (awarded annually in April after one years’ service).
  • Flexible working policy.

Closing date: Sunday 14 April 2024

Interview date: w/c 22 April 2024

For more information, please contact Andy Bateson on 01295 221637 or or Caroline Ford on 01295 221823 or

To apply click on the 'Apply Button'

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