Planning Graduate / Assistant Planner

18000.00 GBP Annual
11 Aug 2017
30 Aug 2017
Job Type
Contract Type

Planning Graduate / Assistant Planner

Location: Hereford

Salary: GBP18,000 - GBP22,000 per annum

Hours: 37.5 hours per week

About our client

Our client is a leading firm of chartered surveyors, chartered town planners, property and business consultants. It has five offices in the UK and a strong reputation both locally and regionally of providing high quality professional advice. Their planning department is an integral and fast-expanding part of the firm. The team has extensive experience in the delivery of all types of planning work. Our strengths lie in the attention to detail we apply to every aspect of a planning project, across a broad range of sectors - from outset to completion.

Our client is offering a complete planning and development service from initial site assessment and feasibility advice, preparing detailed building designs, and obtaining planning and building regulation consents. They have chartered town planners and surveyors in all of their offices.

Across the business, there are nine Chartered Town Planners, three architectural technicians and a Design Manager, providing an in-house architectural design capability which further enhances the services we can offer existing and new clients both in urban and rural scenarios.

The role of the Planning Graduate / Assistant Planner

Our client is seeking a proactive recent graduate to become part of their busy and expanding town planning and surveying practice in their new central Hereford office.

Graduates would be expected to have gained relevant work experience and to have excelled in their course. Interest in all aspects of planning and a high level of computer literacy would be required. A driving licence is required.

The successful applicant would be involved in a wide range of projects, assisting colleagues in all aspects of planning, from site visits and research to putting together applications, supporting documents and appeals.

Planning Graduate / Assistant Planner Benefits

You will become an integral part of the business within a highly successful and motivated team. They have a friendly, supportive culture and a high level of success in helping graduates to become qualified RTPI chartered town planners. They place a great deal of importance on development and training.

  • Salary: Competitive salary and participation in a discretionary Performance Related Profit Sharing scheme.
  • Training: Any necessary training, exam entrance fees and your professional subscriptions and membership fees will be paid.
  • You will join their Training Academy for all graduates across the firm, to create a supportive network through the use of video-conferencing and face-to-face meetings
  • Healthcare Scheme: Inclusion in health cashplan following successful probation period. Optional voluntary Private Healthcare Scheme on a contributory basis.
  • Holiday: Entitlement of 20 days per annum plus 3 to be taken between Christmas and New Year, and the Public/Bank holiday entitlement of 8 days per year, plus an extra day off on your birthday. An additional day accrues for every 5 years of service.
  • Pension Scheme: Workplace pension scheme operated through NEST

If you feel you're suitable for this Planning Graduate / Assistant Planner role then please APPLY TODAY!