Planning Support Officer

Carrington West
Market related
Closing date
2 Jun 2021
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Job Details

Carrington West are assisting their local authority client based in East Anglia in the search for a Planning Support Officer for an initial 3-month contract (Then rolling). The post will be offered on a fully remote basis.

The successful candidate must have experience of working within a planning admin team.

Experience and skills:

  • Previous experience of providing Admin support to a Development Management Team
  • Experience of Validating Planning Applications
  • Experience of using Uniform Software
  • Good Customer Service skills

Activities will include:
Development Management

  • Registration of Planning applications (Postal/ Planning Portal/ electronic)
  • Assessing  valid/ invalid applications
  • Admin processing of consultation responses/ letters of representation
  • Supporting Planning Committee process (issuing letters/ uploading reports etc)
  • Admin process to support appeals
  • Dealing with customer enquires
  • Electronic document indexing
  • Preparation and submission of statistical returns
  • Retrieval of files

Building Control

  • Registering applications
  • Registering & Validating Initial Notices
  • Making appointments for Inspections
  • Dealing with payments and invoicing

Street Naming & Numbering

  • Dealing with applications for new/changes to properties and street names

Carrington West Pay Rate - Flexible (DOE)
Job Ref - 26172

Please call Cameron de Wit on 02393 876014 for a confidential discussion on this role, or email the below to highlight your interest:

Carrington West's dedicated Town Planning Recruitment Team supply clients UK wide on both a permanent and contract basis and all levels of seniority. If this role is too senior, too junior or in a location that is unsuitable, but you are keen on options, please still feel free to apply and we can discuss other, often unadvertised roles with you.


Carrington West has a dedicated team offering town planning jobs in the UK town planning sector. Our Town Planning Team operate within the interim, contract and permanent employment markets within town planning. Our town planning candidates benefit from many years’ experience of placing professionals into local authorities UK wide.


As well as our council client base, Carrington West service some of the most desirable town planning consultancy jobs available. We have considerable experience in recruiting for town planners, development management officers, policy planners, regeneration planners, conservation officers, project managers and urban designers from entry level through to Director / Head of Service. For a discrete conversation or to find out about the latest town planning jobs we have available, please contact our Town Planning Team today on 02393 876096.

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