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Planning Manager/Planning Officer (Policy and Projects South East London)

Employer
NHS London Healthy Urban Development Unit (HUDU)
Location
London
Salary
Salary range: £42,470 - £76,271 per annum
Closing date
22 May 2024

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NHS London Healthy Urban Development Unit

Planning Manager (NHS Band 8b) - Permanent

Planning Officer (NHS Band 6) – Fixed Term Contract or Secondment until 31/05/2026

The NHS London Healthy Urban Development Unit (HUDU) is a small team focused on supporting the London NHS Integrated Care Boards (ICBs) and other NHS partners engage in the town planning system at a strategic and local level.

Funded by the ICBs and co-located with the London Estates Delivery Unit HUDU seeks to maximise opportunities to improve health infrastructure, promote healthy lifestyles and tackle health inequalities. There is the need to ensure that investment in health infrastructure takes account of population growth, future health needs and new models of care.

HUDU is expanding its team to provide greater support to the Integrated Care Boards to ensure that as many opportunities are secured to improve health facilities and outcomes through the planning process. HUDU has developed tools and techniques to help the NHS to respond to the planning agenda. The team helps the ICBs respond to major planning applications, secure developer contributions, engage with the plan-making process and with planners and public health colleagues across London authorities.

Planning Manager (NHS Band 8b) - Permanent

We are seeking a Planning Manager to make a major contribution to the Unit’s work programme, co-ordinating the unit’s work in relation to the local planning authorities across London and playing an important role in ensuring the development and maintenance of strategic planning tools to support the unit’s work.

The successful candidate will have substantial planning experience, with a planning or related degree. The candidate is expected to have excellent communication and organisational skills, proven experience of delivering projects and services to time and quality standards, working effectively with partners and managing projects and people. Requirements include an excellent understanding of the complexities of the planning system in London, and how to maximise the opportunities to support health and wellbeing. Understanding the challenges facing the NHS in ensuring adequate infrastructure is provided to meet local community needs would be an advantage.

Salary Range: £66,718 - £76,271 per annum inclusive of Inner London HCAS. (Please note that the salary will usually be at the entry point of the range stated unless evidence can be produced of relevant experience at the appropriate level).   

Planning Officer (NHS Band 6) – Fixed Term Contract or Secondment until 31/05/2026

We are looking for a Planning Policy and Project Officer to focus on working across South East London engaging with the local boroughs and all parts of the NHS.

Responding to planning application and local plan consultations will be a central part of the role as well as assessing the planning opportunities and challenges and priorities for different ‘places’ This post is funded for 2 years by the South East London Integrated Care Board.

The successful candidate will be educated to degree level, ideally have a degree or experience in town planning or a related policy field. Understanding of the development management and plan-making process and their relationship to supporting health and wellbeing would be an advantage as would experience of the NHS.. Good communication skills are important to effectively engage with key partners at a strategic and local level.

Salary Range: £42,470 - £50,364 per annum inclusive of Inner London HCAS. (Please note that the salary will usually be at the entry point of the range stated unless evidence can be produced of relevant experience at the appropriate level).

These are excellent opportunities for those with an interest and experience in healthy urban planning.

For more information, please contact Mary Manuel, Head of the NHS London Healthy Urban Development Unit by e-mail on mary.manuel@nhs.net .

To apply for either the Planning Manager or Planning Officer post please click on the 'Apply Button'

Extended closing date due to technical difficulties on the NHS job board over this weekend if you incur difficulties please try applying on Monday 20th May through until midnight 22nd May 2024.

 

 

 

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The NHS London Healthy Urban Development Unit (HUDU) is a small team focused on supporting the London NHS Integrated Care Boards (ICBs) and other NHS partners engage in the town planning system at a strategic and local level.

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