Starting salary: £34,629
Job level: Level 3 Zone 2
Work location: 5 Pancras Square, N1C 4AG
Hours per week: 36
Contract type: 1x permanent & 1x 6 month fixed term / secondment
Closing date: Wednesday 21st September 2022 at 23:59
Interviews to be held: TBC
Alternative flexible working options available / open to discussion
Anonymised Application – in keeping with Camden’s commitment to inclusion the recruitment to this role is anonymised and supports the objective of reducing the impact of unconscious bias.
In Camden we are committed to working together to make our borough the best place to live, work, study, and visit. Partnership with our communities is central to the way we work, so that everyone can access opportunities, and nobody gets left behind. Here’s where you can help decide a better future for us all.
We are looking for an enthusiastic enforcement planner to join our dynamic and forward thinking planning enforcement team within the heart of our planning department. Your role will be to investigate and resolve breaches of planning control undertaking using effective negotiation and formal action.
In this role you will deal with a mix of enforcement breaches across the vibrant and varied borough. Your investigations may lead to formal action, with the service of enforcement notices, prosecution proceedings including preparation of evidence, and defending your enforcement decisions at appeal. You will also deal with proactive enforcement projects seeking to tackle key issues within the borough, and finding innovative ways to tackle enforcement issues.
You will have completed or be working towards a planning or related degree or equivalent apprenticeship in Town Planning with eligibility for Membership of the Royal Town Planning Institute or have sufficient work experience to meet eligibility for RTPI.
You will have knowledge of current and draft planning legislation at local, London regional and national levels.
To be successful in this role you will be a strong communicator with the ability to negotiate resolutions to planning breaches and manage the concerns of stakeholders. You will be able to contribute innovatively to key digital projects and the development of digital tools to improve efficiency.
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Working for Camden
We’re ready to welcome your ideas, your views, and your rebellious spirit. Help us redefine how we’re supporting our communities, and we’ll redefine what a career can be. If that sounds good to you, we’d love to talk.
At Camden, you’ll receive a host of benefits as well as joining a flexible working employer. Click HERE to see full details of our benefits.
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To apply for this job please follow the "Apply" link. In the ‘Why you?’ section of the application you will be required to demonstrate how you meet the role criteria noted in the Job Profile under the “About You” section.
Inclusion and Diversity
We want Camden Council to be a great place to work and to ensure that our communities are represented across our workforce. A vital part of this is ensuring we are a truly inclusive organisation that encourages diversity in all respects, including diversity of thinking. We particularly welcome applications from Black, Asian and those of Other Ethnicities, LGBT+, disabled and neurodiverse communities to make a real difference to our residents so that equalities and justice remains at the heart of everything we do.
To discover more about Camden and our commitment towards diversity, equality and safeguarding, please visit our recruitment website
Asking for Adjustments
Camden is committed to making our recruitment practices barrier-free and as accessible as possible for everyone. This includes making adjustments or changes for disabled people, neurodiverse people or people with long-term health conditions. If you would like us to do anything differently during the application, interview or assessment process, including providing information in an alternative format, please contact us on 020 7974 6655, at firstname.lastname@example.org or post to 5 Pancras Square, London, N1C 4AG.