Planning Research Officer
  • Employer: Mid Sussex District Council
  • Reference: CPLP023
  • Published: Tue 16/02/2021, 9:00 AM
  • Closing on: Sun 07/03/2021, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Salary: £19,698 pa - £20,493 pa + car allowance up to £1,239 pa
  • DBS Check: Yes
  • Location: Mid Sussex District Council, Haywards Heath, West Sussex

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Planning Research Officer

Planning Research Officer – Planning Policy (CPLP023)
18 Months fixed term contract 

Salary £19,698 pa - £20,493 pa dependant on relevant qualifications & experience
+ Car Allowance of up to £1,239 pa

Mid Sussex District Council is a dynamic, forward thinking local authority in the heart of southern England. We are based in easily accessible Haywards Heath, in the heart of Sussex in beautiful countryside including Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty. You will be working within easy reach of London, Gatwick Airport and coastal Brighton, as well as having the flexibility to work from home.  

The Planning Policy team are commencing work on reviewing our adopted District Plan which will shape the long-term future of Mid Sussex. We are seeking someone who is interested in a career in Planning and will be able to contribute towards this important piece of work. Your role would include gathering and analysing data, carrying out research and working alongside Planning Officers to prepare reports and evidence.

Along with this opportunity to enhance your career we offer free staff parking, subsidised gym membership for you and your family, flexible working arrangements and a generous pension scheme. 

It is essential you have a full driving licence along with a requirement to provide a car for use on Council business for which mileage will be paid.

For an informal discussion about this role please contact Alice Henstock on 01444 477394 or

Closing Date:  7 March 2021
Interview Dates:   Week commencing 22 March 2021


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