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Planning Officer (Development Management)
Employer: Bassetlaw District Council
Reference number: REG1120P
Department: Directorate of Regeneration & Neighbourhood Services
Location: Worksop
Salary: Career Graded SO1 to SO2 ie £26,999 – £31,371 per annum (Subject to Job Evaluation). The grade of the appointment will be dependent on skills and experience.
Working hours: Full time
Closing date: 28 November 2019 at 12:00

Based at our modern offices in Worksop, Nottinghamshire. This is an exciting opportunity for a self-motivated individual to join our vibrant and progressive Planning team. You will be positive, enthusiastic and forward thinking, with, or working towards a professional qualification in Town and Country Planning.

In this vital planning role, you’ll enjoy the challenge of working within a busy team, with opportunities to work on both rural and urban projects. You’ll handle a varied case load of planning applications, as well as dealing with appeals. Ideally, we are looking to appoint someone with experience of development management gained either with a local authority or in the private sector, but we will equally consider the right candidate who is at the start of their planning career.

Your responsibilities will include visiting sites to assess the merits of the proposed development, taking accounts of views expressed by partners and the public, and writing reports. Excellent written and verbal communication skills are therefore vital. We’ll also expect you to have strong analytical and judgment skills in order to interpret plans, information and data, as well as being a great problem solver.

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

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Principal Solicitor (Property & Planning)
Employer: Bassetlaw District Council
Reference number: COR1132P
Department: Legal & Licensing Team
Location: Worksop
Salary: PO 33-36 ie £35,934 to £38,813 per annum (Subject to Job Evaluation)
Working hours: Full time | 37 Hours per week
Closing date: 02 December 2019 at 12:00

Bassetlaw District Council is an organisation that is committed to the future of its community, within which the Legal and Licensing team plays a key role in service delivery. This is a great opportunity for a forward thinking individual to join our small but vibrant and progressive team. So, if you are a qualified Solicitor or Barrister looking to develop your career, we would welcome an application from you.

As part of your role you will be required to undertake legal work relating primarily to Planning and Property including dealing with complex planning agreements and property transactions. You will support the Council’s Planning Committee as well as working within the Council’s legal team to support our wider business objectives.

You must therefore have experience of working in Planning Law and/or Property Law/Conveyancing with the ability to build good working relationships with colleagues, client officers and Council members.

 We want to hear from you if you can offer

·        A qualification as a Solicitor or Barrister with a current Practising Certificate.

·        Experience of working in Planning Law and/ or Property Law/ Conveyancing

·        Experience of drafting contracts and agreements

·        Minimum degree qualification.

·        A full current Driving Licence.

·        Good interpersonal and negotiation skills

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

For an informal discussion about the role please contact Stephen Wormald, Council Solicitor on 01909 533533.

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JOINER – Housing Repairs
Employer: Bassetlaw District Council
Reference number: HSG0997P
Department: Housing Services
Location: Worksop
Salary: £21,688 per annum (subject to job evaluation)
Working hours: Full time | 37 hours per week, Permanent Monday to Thursday 8:00 am till 4:00 pm, Friday 8:00 am till 3.30 pm
Closing date: 19 November 2019 at 12:00

Bassetlaw District Council’s Housing Repairs Service provides a repair and maintenance service to tenants across Bassetlaw.  It offers a pleasant working environment, delivering services through a capital programme. 

We have an excellent opportunity for an enthusiastic person to join the Housing Repairs Service, as a joiner.  Located at our Head Office, Carlton Forest House, Hundred Acre Lane, Worksop.  You will be responsible for undertaking building works including repairs, improvements and replacement items in accordance with job orders.

Suitable candidates will possess a minimum of 3 GCSE’s at grade C or above/Level 4-9, including English and Maths, or relevant equivalent qualifications.  A trade qualification at NVQ Level 2 in Joinery or above is essential. 

Candidates should be able to demonstrate that they have experience and a wide range of skills in the building and maintenance environment. They should possess excellent customer care skills, and the ability to deal with both internal and external customers.

The hours of work will be 37 hours per week working Monday to Friday.  With some evening and weekend work, on a rota basis, to cover the Out of Hours Service.

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. 

Bassetlaw District Council is committed to providing a high level of customer care. 

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2 x Branching Out Operatives
Employer: Bassetlaw District Council
Reference number: HSG90943P
Department: Housing Services
Location: Worksop
Salary: £19,749 per annum (subject to job evaluation)
Working hours: Full time | (37 hours per week) Monday to Thursday 8.00am to 4.00pm, Friday 8.00am to 3.30pm
Closing date: 18 November 2019 at 12:00

Bassetlaw District Council’s Branching Out Service provides support to the Repairs and Maintenance and Voids teams.  It offers a pleasant working environment, delivering services through a capital programme. 

Located at Carlton Forest, Hundred Acre Lane, Worksop, Notts. We have an excellent opportunity for two enthusiastic people to join the Branching Out Service, as operatives.  

You will be responsible for undertaking garden clearances, and various building works including repairs, improvements and replacement of items in accordance with job orders. You must therefore have at least 2 years’ experience of working in a construction and landscaping environment and also in a multi-site environment.

Amongst other qualities, you will also need:-

·     The ability to cope with any physical demands

·     The ability to work under pressure and to meet deadlines

·     The ability to work as part of a team and on own initiative

·     To be willing to undertake further training relating to the role

·     A valid UK driving licence

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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