Business Support Officer – Planning

Salary: £23,152 per annum

Contract Type: Full Time - 37 hours per week

Contract Length: Permanent Contract

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join our Planning Business Support Team (PBS) as a Business Support Officer. We are committed to delivering high-quality services that positively impact our community, join our team and make a difference as we work together to support the growth and development of our area.

As a Business Support Officer, you will play a crucial role in supporting various essential functions within the Planning Service.

Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

  • Assisting with the cleansing of data in preparation for the migration of the local land charges register to HM Land Registry
  • General administrative duties within the Land Charge Service including registration of new Land Charge searches and recording information provided
  • Provide additional generic support within the Planning Business Support team as required and agreed by Business Support and Land Charges Team Leader.

Key Skills:

  • Excellent Communication skills, written and verbal
  • Working under pressure and dealing with competing demands and deadlines
  • Excellent IT skills, working with both electronic and paper maps and plans
  • High level of attention to detail

If you are proactive, detail-oriented, and passionate about contributing to the success of our Planning service, we want to hear from you.

What Rother District Council can offer you:

We take pride in offering an excellent employee experience, with benefits including:

  • a competitive salary and annual leave entitlement plus statutory holidays
  • membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme
  • flexible and hybrid working arrangements subject to service requirements
  • a clear career pathway and continuing professional development opportunities
  • a range of staff benefits to help you boost your wellbeing and make your money go further

If you would like an informal discussion regarding this vacancy, please contact Trish Triggle, Business Support Leader, on

The full job description and application form are available to download below.

Please send applications and queries to:

The closing date for receipt of applications is midnight on 2nd June

Interview dates are 20th June


We welcome applications from all backgrounds and community sectors.

Closing Date: June 2, 2024 at Midnight

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