Rural Planner

Posted 29 May 2024
Salary £30k - 40k per year
Job type Permanent - Full Time
Discipline Town Planning
Contact NameTullula Farrell

Job description

Rural Town Planner
Flexible Hybrid Working
Are you an experienced Rural Planner with a passion for shaping the countryside? Carrington West are working with a dynamic and innovative private planning practice who are seeking a skilled individual to join their team. They offer a unique opportunity to contribute to rural development while enjoying the benefits of hybrid working.
Key Responsibilities:
Rural Planning Expertise: Utilise your in-depth knowledge of rural planning regulations and policies to provide comprehensive planning advice.
Client Management: Build and maintain strong relationships with clients, ensuring their needs are met with professionalism and efficiency.
Development Proposals: Assess and evaluate development proposals in rural areas, providing expert guidance to clients and stakeholders.
Public Consultation: Lead and participate in public consultations, ensuring community engagement and addressing concerns in the planning process.
Site Appraisals: Conduct thorough site appraisals, considering environmental and sustainability factors in rural contexts.
Policy Implementation: Stay abreast of changes in planning legislation and policies, implementing them effectively into project strategies.
Team Collaboration: Collaborate with colleagues to foster a positive working environment, sharing knowledge and contributing to the success of the practice.
Private Sector Experience: Proven track record in a private planning practice, demonstrating successful project delivery.
Rural Planning Background: Extensive experience in rural planning, with a solid understanding of the unique challenges and opportunities in rural environments.
Professional Qualifications: Relevant qualifications in planning or a related field, with membership or eligibility for membership with a relevant professional body.
Excellent Communication Skills: Strong verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to convey complex planning concepts to a diverse audience.
Hybrid Working: Comfortable working in a hybrid environment, with the ability to manage time effectively and deliver results both independently and as part of a team.
Flexibility: A flexible approach to work and an eagerness to adapt to the evolving needs of the planning profession.
Hybrid Working: Enjoy the flexibility of a hybrid working model, allowing you to balance remote and office-based work.
Competitive Salary: We offer a competitive salary package, reflective of your experience and skills.
Small Practice Environment: Join a close-knit team where your contributions are valued, and your ideas make a real impact.
Professional Development: Access ongoing training and development opportunities to enhance your skills and advance your career.
If you are a dedicated and experienced Rural Planner looking for a unique opportunity in a small private planning practice with a flexible working environment, we would love to hear from you. To apply, please submit your CV and detailing your relevant experience to or you can call me on 02393 876 021.