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2 x SENIOR ACCOUNTANTS
Employer: Bassetlaw District Council
Reference number: FPS1151P
Department: Finance & Property Services
Location: Worksop
Salary: £28,785 to £31,371 per annum
Working hours: Full time
Closing date: 13 March 2020 at 12:00

Located at our modern offices based in Worksop, Nottinghamshire, weare looking for two experienced individuals to join our busy Management Accounts Team. As a Senior Member of the team, you will assist in the provision of a comprehensive Accounting service for specified areas of the Council’s operations (including the Housing Revenue Account, commercial activities of the Council and Collection Fund). You should therefore be well-organised, have a flexible approach with an eye for detail. 

Amongst other qualities, you must also have:

·        Experience in budget preparation and monitoring, and the preparation of final accounts

·        Significant financial accounting experience and an AAT qualification or equivalent

·        Detailed technical knowledge of one of more of the following:-

o  VAT

o  Collection Fund

o  Housing Revenue Account

o  Pensions

o  Commercial Accounting

·        Good interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate financial issues at all levels

·        The ability to work effectively both independently and as part of a team

Experience of working in a local authority accounting would be an advantage.

If you would like to discuss this role in more detail, please contact Julie Foulger, Finance Manager on 01909 535509.

We recognise our employees’ commitment to excellence in service delivery, and in return are committed to providing a healthy work-life balance as part of our generous rewards package, which, from 1stApril 2020, will include:

·        A minimum of 25 days annual leave rising incrementally each year to a maximum of 31 days after 5 years’ service, plus bank holidays.

·        A generous Pension Scheme,

·        Flexitime Scheme,

·        Annual leave purchase scheme,

·        Free healthcare cash plan and benefits,

·        Family friendly policies,

·        Discounted parking. 

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Planning Policy Officer
Employer: Bassetlaw District Council
Reference number: REG1135P
Department: Planning Policy Team
Location: Worksop
Salary: £28,785 to £31,371 per annum
Working hours: Full time | 37 hours per week
Closing date: 12 March 2020 at 12:00

Bassetlaw District is facing an exciting period of change, with an ambitious emerging Local Plan identifying plans for major growth and innovative development, bringing challenges and opportunities over the next few years for a Planning Officer wanting to gain a wide range of experiences to further their career in planning. 

The Planning Policy team has a reputation for working proactively with developers and the local community to plan for innovative, sustainable high quality proposals, including for a new Garden Village and the regeneration of former power station sites, as well as planning for a new Energy Hub and a significant amount of housing and business growth, and town centre regeneration by 2037.

Working within the Planning Policy team, you will be responsible for helping to deliver the Council's statutory and non-statutory functions including providing support to the emerging Bassetlaw Local Plan and its Examination. A key element of your role will be having responsibility for a range of Local Plan policies and associated supplementary guidance, as well as for the production of site specific masterplans and development briefs. 

Your ability to communicate effectively, manage a demanding workload, prioritise and manage workloads to meet identified deadlines all to a high standard, is therefore essential.

We recognise our employees’ commitment to excellence in service delivery, and in return is committed to providing a healthy work-life balance as part of our generous rewards package, which, from 1stApril 2020, will include:

·        A minimum of 25 days annual leave rising incrementally each year to a maximum of 31 days after 5 years’ service, plus bank holidays.

·        A generous Pension Scheme,

·        Flexitime Scheme

·        Annual leave purchase scheme

·        Free healthcare cash plan and benefits

·        Family friendly policies

·       Discounted parking   

View more information and details on how to apply


Lead Neighbourhood Planner
Employer: Bassetlaw District Council
Reference number: REG1158P
Department: Planning Policy Team
Location: Worksop
Salary: £31,371 - £34,788 per annum
Working hours: Full time | 37 hours per week
Closing date: 11 March 2020 at 12:00

Bassetlaw District is a forerunner in the promotion of Neighbourhood Plans, and has aspirations to develop this service to its maximum potential, which brings a unique, exciting opportunity for a Planning Officer to join our Planning Policy team as our Lead Neighbourhood Planner.

The Council has a reputation for working proactively with our rural and urban communities, to help them to plan for their future development needs and local growth ambitions, resulting in 15 made Neighbourhood Plans and 29 Neighbourhood Plan area designations.

Working within the Planning Policy team, you will be responsible for working with local communities to facilitate the creation and review of Neighbourhood Plans, ensuring consistency with the emerging Bassetlaw Local Plan. As the primary point of contact for Neighbourhood Plan Groups, a key element of your role will be empowering local communities and facilitating public engagement. 

Your ability to communicate effectively, prioritise and manage workloads to meet identified deadlines all to a high standard, is therefore essential.

We are now seeking to employ an experienced, talented, self-motivated and enthusiastic Lead Neighbourhood Planner, with a detailed understanding of Neighbourhood Planning process and legislation, who can really make an impact; working in a District that recognises the significant benefits community led planning can bring.  

We recognise our employees’ commitment to excellence in service delivery, and in return are committed to providing a healthy work-life balance as part of our generous rewards package, which, from 1stApril 2020, will include:

·         A minimum of 25 days annual leave rising incrementally each year to a maximum of 31 days after 5 years’ service, plus bank holidays.

·         A generous Pension Scheme,

·         Flexitime Scheme

·         Annual leave purchase scheme

·         Free healthcare cash plan and benefits

·         Family friendly policies

·         Discounted parking   

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Planning Policy and Monitoring Officer
Employer: Bassetlaw District Council
Reference number: REG1013P
Department: Planning Policy Team
Location: Worksop
Salary: £19,945 - £21,589 per annum
Working hours: 37 hours per week
Closing date: 10 March 2020 at 12:00

Bassetlaw District is facing an exciting period of change, with an ambitious emerging Local Plan identifying plans for major growth and innovative development, bringing challenges and opportunities over the next few years for a Planning Monitoring Officer wanting to gain a wide range of experience in planning. 

Working within the Planning Policy Team, you will be responsible for helping to deliver the Council's statutory and non-statutory functions including providing support to the emerging Bassetlaw Local Plan.

A key element of your role will be having responsibility for maintaining and developing the monitoring framework for the Local Plan and undertaking data collection, research and analysis on a wide range of planning issues, including housing and business delivery and development in our town centres. You will also be responsible for writing the Authority Monitoring Report each year and for undertaking sustainability appraisals.

We are now seeking to employ a talented, self-motivated and enthusiastic Planning Monitoring Officer who can really make an impact. This post is ideal for a recent graduate or a Planner in the early stages of their career, looking for an opportunity to be part of a dynamic, friendly team.

If you have, or are working towards, a relevant Degree in town planning, or one that incorporates statistical analysis, data handling and interpretation, or have significant relevant experience, and you are enthusiastic and resilient, with excellent communication skills and a desire to solve problems, we would love to hear from you.

We recognise our employees’ commitment to excellence in service delivery, and in return is committed to providing a healthy work-life balance as part of our generous rewards package, which, from 1stApril 2020, will include:

·         A minimum of 25 days annual leave rising incrementally each year to a maximum of 31 days after 5 years’ service, plus bank holidays.

·         A generous Pension Scheme,

·         Flexitime Scheme

·         Annual leave purchase scheme

·         Free healthcare cash plan and benefits

·         Family friendly policies

·         Discounted parking   

View more information and details on how to apply


Growth and Enterprise Officer (Project Delivery)
Employer: Bassetlaw District Council
Reference number: RND0832P
Department: Growth and Enterprise Team
Location: Worksop
Salary: £26,317 to £28,785 per annum
Working hours: Full time | 37 hours per week
Closing date: 02 March 2020 at 12:00

Bassetlaw is an attractive District in north Nottinghamshire, with an interesting mix of urban and rural environments. We are a dynamic, forward thinking Local Authority, presently consulting on a Local Plan and actively pursuing a growth agenda. The district is an exciting place to work given that it has a lot of development presently underway and a plethora of exciting projects planned for the future.

This has given us the opportunity to create a number of new and exciting roles. Based at our offices in Worksop, Nottinghamshire, we are looking for a proactive individual who can make a positive contribution and become a key member of our enthusiastic and progressive Growth and Enterprise team. So, if you are looking for a new challenge and would like to help us move forward to enhance our thriving towns, we would welcome an application from you for this role.

You will be expected toassist with the delivery of key regeneration, employment and housing projects opportunities across the District.

Responsibilities:

·        To lead on small-medium scale development projects for the Council.

·        To identify, scope out and funding for local priorities, regeneration projects and infrastructure projects.

·        To help direct the work of commissioned specialist consultants assisting with managing and accessing development proposals, associated infrastructure projects and Council priority projects.

·        To identify, develop and deliver opportunities which provides a revenue source to the Council through commercial ventures and other methods.

We want to hear from you if you can offer:

·        Strong partnership and project leadership skills, with an ability to ensure the delivery of high levels of performance.

·        Detailed knowledge of project delivery and securing funding.

·        A track record of delivery and identification of commercial opportunities.

·        A relevant degree level qualification and membership of an appropriate professional body.

We recognise our employees’ commitment to excellence in service delivery, and in return is committed to providing a healthy work-life balance as part of our generous rewards package, which, from 1stApril 2020, will include:

·        A minimum of 25 days annual leave rising incrementally each year to a maximum of 31 days after 5 years’ service, plus bank holidays.

·        A generous Pension Scheme,

·        Flexitime Scheme

·        Annual leave purchase scheme

·        Free healthcare cash plan and benefits

·        Family friendly policies

·        Discounted parking    

View more information and details on how to apply


Growth and Enterprise Officer (Urban and Retail)
Employer: Bassetlaw District Council
Reference number: RND0831P
Department: Growth and Enterprise Team
Location: Middlesbrough
Salary: £26,317 to £28,785 per annum
Working hours: Full time | 37 hours per week
Closing date: 16 March 2020 at 12:00

Bassetlaw is an attractive District in north Nottinghamshire, with an interesting mix of urban and rural environments. We are a dynamic, forward thinking Local Authority, presently consulting on a Local Plan and actively pursuing a growth agenda. The district is an exciting place to work given that it has a lot of development presently underway and a plethora of exciting projects planned for the future.

This has given us the opportunity to create a number of new and exciting roles. Based at our offices in Worksop, Nottinghamshire, we are looking for a proactive individual who can make a positive contribution and become a key member of our enthusiastic and progressive Growth and Enterprise team. So, if you are looking for a new challenge and would like to help us move forward to enhance our thriving towns, we would welcome an application from you for this role.

You will be expected todrive forward regeneration and site delivery within the priority areas across the district.

Responsibilities:

·        To promote growth within the urban areas across the District and other future priority areas to key local stakeholders andacross the development industry, including investors, commercial agentsand businesses.

·        To take strategic and operational responsibility for the identification, development and management of key commercial opportunities and initiatives.

·        To act as the key point of contact for business groups retail forums and other parties within the retail sector, and to promote the opportunities available.

·        To secure new external funding for identified key local priorities, regeneration and retail projects within the urban areas (and other future priority areas).

We want to hear from you if you can offer:

·        Strong partnership skills, with the ability to build relationships with key stakeholders.

·        Experience/knowledge of the challenges facing urban areas, including an understanding of the changing retail agenda.

·        A track record of delivery and problem solving.

·        The ability to attract new businesses to the North Notts area.

·        A relevant degree level qualification such as Economics, Business Studies or Economic Development.

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CUSTOMER SERVICES ADVISOR – TWO POSTS
Employer: Bassetlaw District Council
Reference number: COR0790P
Department: One Stop Shop
Location: Worksop
Salary: Salary range: £18,795 - £19,945 per annum.
Working hours: Full/Part-time
Closing date: 02 March 2020 at 12:00

Post One - Full time – 37 hours per week, permanent

Post Two – Part time – 29.6 hours a week, permanent, working Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday

Located at the One Stop Shop, Queens Buildings, Potter Street, Worksop, you will be responsible for providing a front line service dealing with customer enquiries concerning Benefits, Council Tax, Planning and other Council matters. You will also be required to operate the Council’s switchboard facilities as well as dealing with enquiries on behalf of our Partner agencies Nottinghamshire County Council and DWP.

You must therefore have good communication skills and experience of dealing with the public in a face to face environment or the ability to demonstrate a similar level of working.

Amongst other qualities, you will also have:

·        A minimum of 2 GCSE (grade C or above), to include Maths and English

·        The ability to stay calm under pressure

·        The ability to work as a team member and be flexible to meet the demands placed upon the team

  • The ability to work independently and use initiative sometimes with unexpected problems

We recognise our employees’ commitment to excellence in service delivery, and in return is committed to providing a healthy work-life balance as part of our generous rewards package, which, from 1stApril 2020, will include:

·        A minimum of 25 days annual leave rising incrementally each year to a maximum of 31 days (pro-rata for part-time employees) after 5 years’ service, plus bank holidays;

·        A generous pension scheme;

·        A flexitime scheme;

·        An annual leave purchase scheme;

·        Free healthcare cash plan and benefits;

·        Family friendly policies;

·        Discounted parking 

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GROUNDS MAINTENANCE APPRENTICE
Employer: Bassetlaw District Council
Reference number: NBH0592T
Department: Parks and Open Spaces
Location: Worksop
Salary: £9,741 - £15,054 per annum (exceeding minimum apprenticeship rates in all circumstances).
Working hours: Full time | 2-year apprenticeship agreement (37 hours per week, Monday to Friday)
Closing date: 09 March 2020 at 12:00

A fantastic apprentice opportunity is available within the Parks and Open Spaces department based at Carlton Forest, Hundred Acre Lane for an enthusiastic individual who wishes to pursue a career in Grounds Maintenance. This position is based in a positive working environment with the opportunity to work on a wide variety of Horticultural tasks whilst studying for a Level 2 apprenticeship in Horticulture at Sheffield College.

 You must have:-

·         A minimum of 3 GCSEs at Grade 4-9/ A* - C including English and Maths (or other relevant equivalent qualifications)

·        An interest in developing a career in Horticulture

·        Be motivated and enthusiastic

·         The ability to work effectively in a team

·         Excellent timekeeping

We recognise our employees’ commitment to excellence in service delivery, and in return is committed to providing a healthy work-life balance as part of our generous rewards package, which, from 1stApril 2020, will include:

·         A minimum of 25 days annual leave rising incrementally each year to a maximum of 31 days after 5 years’ service, plus bank holidays.

·         A generous Pension Scheme,

·         Flexitime Scheme

·         Annual leave purchase scheme

·         Free healthcare cash plan and benefits

·         Family friendly policies

·         Discounted parking   

View more information and details on how to apply



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