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Salary

GBP £33,759 to £36,486 33759

Grade

SO2 - PO1

Department

Neighbourhoods & Housing

Service

Public Realm

DBS Required

No

Contract Type

Permanent / Fixed Term - Full Time

Closing date

28/07/2019

1 x permanent

2 x one year fixed term / secondment opportunity

You will be joining our planning service at an exciting time. We have just finished the examination hearings on our new borough-wide Local Plan 2033 and are now moving on to the delivery phase, developing masterplans for each of our growth areas.

As a qualified town planner you will have the opportunity to work on a wide range of projects including: the RTPI award winning Stamford Hill Area Action Plan, our Future Shoreditch Plan and new supplementary planning documents, all designed to deliver our strategic vision to ensure that Hackney is a place where everyone has the opportunity to benefit from growth. 

These positions offer excellent opportunities for career progression and the starting salary will depend on experience of the successful candidate.

For an informal discussion about the role please contact Katie Glasgow, Senior Policy Officer on 020 8356 7743.

Hackney is one of the UK’s highest performing local authorities, serving one of London’s best places to live and work.  We have achieved a huge amount: our services, our schools, our public spaces are all amongst the very best. We have changed the reputation, not just of the Council, but of Hackney itself. Bringing jobs and investment into the borough, securing the legacy from 2012 Games, and making this a place of which we can all be proud.

If you want to work in a place where you can represent our values so we achieve the best for our residents, please click on the apply button below.

When applying, it is essential that you include a supporting statement, addressing how your skills, knowledge and experience meet all aspects of the post, as indicated in the job description and person specification. 

Please specify at the top of your supporting statement whether or not you would prefer to be considered for the permanent or fixed term (or both) posts.

Closing date for applications: 28 July 2019

Interview dates: 14 and 15 August 2019

We are also working towards our vision, which is to be a place for everyone; where residents and staff can be proud; a place that celebrates diversity and where everyone can feel valued, included and involved. In order to achieve this, we look for people who are: Proud; Ambitious; Pioneering; Open; Proactive; Inclusive.

Hackney Council works to eradicate discrimination on the basis of race, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, pregnancy and maternity, age and marital status. We also recognise that people can be disadvantaged by their social and economic circumstances, so we will also work to eliminate discrimination and disadvantage caused by social class. We also welcome those interested in flexible working. We particularly welcome applications from disabled people, as this group is currently under represented in our workforce.