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Vacancy Details

Validation Assistant

Sevenoaks District Council
£28,023 - £30,466
Council Offices, Argyle Road
Working Pattern:
Full Time
37 hours per week.
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
06/06/2024 at 23:59
Sevenoaks District Council

Are you looking for a new challenge?

Our Validation team provides support to the wider Planning department by registering and assessing applications.

You’ll ensure that the processing of all applications for Planning runs smoothly, and you’ll be responsible for liaising with customers about their applications, providing advice and guidance, so experience in a customer facing role is ideal.

You’ll bring your excellent attention to detail and an organised approach to ensure that applications are accurate, and they follow the correct procedures.

Knowledge of Planning services is desirable however, full training will be given.

This role will be based at our Council Offices, Argyle Road, Sevenoaks Kent TN13 1HG. We currently operate a hybrid working model for the majority of our roles where your working time will be divided between the office (2 days) and home working (3 days).

***Please note we anticipate a high level of interest in this position and may close the advert early once a sufficient amount of applications are received. Therefore, please make sure you complete and submit your application at an early stage. ***

Do you want to know more about the role?

For further details on the role, the Council and the benefits of working for us, please see our Candidate Pack –  https://sevenoaks.pagetiger.com/lpeofh/1

Do you want to ensure you have the best chance of being shortlisted?

Read the Job Description and Personal Specification attached to the role and ensure that your supporting statement explains how you meet the essential requirements as your application will be judged against these criteria.

Closing date: 6th June 2024

Interviews: 14th June 2024 (These will be held at our office in Argyle Road, Sevenoaks)

Equal Opportunities

Sevenoaks – Working for Equality. We welcome applications from all sections of the community.

Sevenoaks District Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

This vacancy is now closed