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Employer: Bassetlaw District Council
Reference number: COR1023P
Department: Legal & Licensing Team
Location: Worksop
Salary: Pay exceeds minimum apprenticeship rate and is applied on a sliding scale, depending on age and year of apprenticeship, of 55% to 85% of the position basic rate of £17,681 per annum (Subject to Job Evaluation).
Working hours: Full time | 24-month apprenticeship agreement (37 hours per week, Monday to Friday)
Closing date: 01 February 2019 at 12:00

We are looking for an enthusiastic individual who wishes to take their first steps into a career within the field of Legal and Licensing.

Based in the Legal and Licensingdepartmentat Queen’s Buildings in Worksop, you will assist with the provision of Legal Services to the Council and with the delivery of the Council’s Licensing functions,and other members of the team with a full range of Legal and Licensing matters and provide a full range of legal administrative support.

This is an excellent opportunity to start your legal career within a Local Authority legal department.

You must:

·        Hold a minimum of 3 GCSE’s grades A-C/4-9

  • Have clear and effective communication skills (written and oral).
  • Possess an ability to establish and maintain professional relationships with others.
  • Have an ability to work on own initiative.
  • Have an ability to manage work activities
  • Be able to work as part of a team.
  • Be enthusiastic and motivated
  • Be confident and efficient

For an informal discussion about this apprenticeship, please contact Stephen Wormald, Council Solicitor on 01909 533 533 or email

The benefits include, flexi-time as well as a minimum of 24 days’ annual leave in addition to bank holidays and access to the Local Government Pension Scheme.

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Employer: Bassetlaw District Council
Reference number: NBH0436T
Department: Environment Services
Location: Retford or Worksop
Salary: £17,848 pro rata per annum (subject to Job Evaluation)
Working hours: Full time | 37 hours per week (From 1st April 2019 until 31st October 2019)
Closing date: 23 January 2019 at 12:00

Located at the Council Depots in Retford or Carlton Forest, Worksop, you will form part of a team responsible for the delivery of the Council’s grounds maintenance service. Your duties will include grass cutting, hedge cutting, maintenance of shrub beds and litter picking.

We are looking for someone with:-

·        Previous work/experience in grounds maintenance and the use of power tools/grass cutting machinery

·        The ability to work alone or as part of a team

·        Good communication skills

·        A full clean driving licence

·        The ability to work outdoors in all weather conditions

·        An awareness/experience of site/equipment security

The hours of work are 37 per week, covering Monday to Friday with a start time of 7.30am. You will also be expected to cover for absences on the Refuse Collection and Other Cleaning contracts as required for which the start times may vary.

The benefits of the post include pro rata to 24 days minimum holiday per annum in addition to bank holidays. You will also be eligible to participate in a generous pension scheme. 

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Employer: Bassetlaw District Council
Reference number: REG0351P
Department: Directorate of Regeneration & Neighbourhoods
Location: Worksop
Salary: Career Graded Scale 4 to SO2: £18,870 to £30,756 per annum (Subject to Job Evaluation). Scale of appointment is subject to qualifications and experience.
Working hours: Full time
Closing date: 21 January 2019 at 23:59

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 preparing 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. Located at Queen’s Buildings in Worksop, an opportunity has arisen for an Officer to join our Planning Policy Team.

You will contribute fully to the preparation, adoption and subsequent implementation of a new Local Plan for Bassetlaw. This will involve carrying out surveys, analysis and background research in respect of planning and policy formulation. You will also carry out monitoring of development trends and prepare planning briefs, supplementary planning documents and other guidance. You will also arrange and implement consultation exercises in respect of draft policies and proposals and other planning guidance. In addition you will work with other departments and authorities to support decision-making on a variety of planning matters including planning applications. 

Among other qualities, you will have:

·     Experience of working in a planning environment

·     Working towards, or obtained a relevant qualification in Town Planning or appropriate equivalent qualification

·     Full membership or working towards becoming a member of the RTPI  

·     Strong communication and report writing skills

The benefits include flexitime, 24 days annual leave rising to 29 days after 5 years’ service, in addition to bank holidays and access to a generous Local Government Pension Scheme.

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Building Control Surveyor
Employer: Bassetlaw District Council
Reference number: REG1022P
Department: Directorate of Regeneration & Neighbourhood Services
Location: Worksop
Salary: Salary Scale SO1/2 i.e. £26,470 - £30,756, subject to Job Evaluation
Working hours: Full time
Closing date: 12 February 2019 at 12:00

*Consideration will be given to applicants who may wish to work part time (2 to 3 days per week)

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the Council’s Building Control team. We are looking for an enthusiastic, self-motivated and forward thinking individual, to carry out Building Control duties including; plan checking, site inspections, enforcement and other building surveying duties when necessary. Based at Queen’s Buildings, Potter Street, Worksop, you will play a key role in our future success. You will also be involved in the development and implementation of digital services. The successful candidate will also be required to participate in the out-of-hours dangerous structure call out rota system.

Excellent interpersonal skills are required along with comprehensive knowledge and understanding of construction matters, the Building Act, Building Regulations and associated legislation.

Among other qualities, you will have:

  • BSc in Building Surveying or relevant equivalent qualification
  • Membership of RICS or CABE.
  • Experience of working with Dangerous Structures and Demolitions
  • Full current driving licence
  • Good standard of computer literacy

Consideration may be given to candidates who are part qualified, completed their academic studies and have relevant experience.

The benefits of the above post include 24 days annual leave, rising to 29 after 5 years’ service, in addition to bank holidays, an extra day over the Christmas period and access to the Local Government Pension Scheme.

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