Job Vacancy Details

Planning Enforcement Assistant
Charnwood Borough Council

Salary: Scale 5 (SCP 22 – 25) £21,074 - £23,111 (Grade band rising to £21,589 - £23,836 from 1 April)
+ Essential Car Use Allowance + £2500 Contribution towards University Fees
Contract: Permanent
Hours: 37 per week
Closing Date: 29 March 2019
Interviews: 12 April 2019
Ref: M365 

Charnwood Borough Council is based in the heart of the thriving, award-winning market town of Loughborough.  It is the fourth largest borough council in the country and is home to the highly reputable Loughborough University and a Science and Enterprise Park.  Nestled in the heart of the glorious Charnwood Forest, there are a wide range of unique shopping, diverse eating out experiences, family attractions, exciting events and plenty of places to enjoy and explore.

Surrounded by beautiful countryside, the town is ideally based to explore Charnwood and its great parks, including Charnwood Forest and Bradgate Park.

The location is also ideal for exploring the cities of Nottingham, Leicester and Derby, as well as being close to a variety of tourist attractions such as the Donnington Park Race Track, Peak District, Sherwood Forest and the National Space Centre.

Well connected?

Absolutely, with the M1 motorway just 10 mins away and direct access to Derby (27mins), Nottingham (30mins), Leicester (18mins) and Birmingham (50mins) driving to and from the offices could not be easier!

Travelling by train? Great, did you know you can get to the heart of Leicester in just 7 min, Nottingham City Centre in 14 min, Sheffield in 52 min and Central London in 1 hour 18 min!

The opportuniy

This is a fantastic opportunity for an individual looking to develop a career in Planning Enforcement.  The successful candidate will gain great insight in working in a busy Planning department.  They will receive support to go to university on day release and obtain a qualification.  This opportunity allows you to earn whilst you learn.

Key Benefits

  • Essential Car User Allowance.
  • Flexible working
  • Onsite parking
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Subsidised leisure facilities
  • Town Centre & Train Station walking distance to office
  • Leicester, Nottingham & Derby in less than 30 mins away

For more information/to apply:

For an informal and confidential discussion on this role, please call Raj Mistry on 01509 634753. Email enquiries can also be sent to

Please see the authority's website.


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