Town planning opportunities with Hinckley & Bosworth Borough Council
We are in the process of transforming the Planning Service, and this is a fantastic opportunity to join and be a part a new team of senior staff and make a real impact in the service.
There are opportunities across the three teams – Development Management, Planning Policy and Major Projects, where a ‘one team’ approach is embraced.
Taking up any of these positions will enable you to be involved in the work of other teams, gain key experience and become part of teams delivering major change in the borough.
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Working for us
Thank you for showing an interest in working for Hinckley and Bosworth Borough Council.
At Hinckley and Bosworth Borough Council, we have a workforce of around 450 committed staff, delivering services to our customers – whether they are residents, business, partners, councillors or other stakeholders.
We are an employer of choice and offer a wide range of roles, at all levels. From housing, planning, legal, surveying, accounting and digital roles to refuse collectors and gardeners, we want to recruit, develop and retain highly skilled people who are committed, capable and strive to achieve the best outcomes for the borough and its residents.
Staff who have recently joined us from the public and private sectors have said at inductions that we are a ‘friendly’, ‘supportive’, ‘helpful’ and a ‘happy’ organisation.
We look forward to hearing from you.
Bill Cullen, Chief Executive
The Corporate Plan
The Corporate Plan provides a clear idea of the council's vision, providing its main focus for service delivery planning over the next four years.
Diverse, inclusive and safe working environment
Find out how we:
- Support equality and diversity in the work place
- Carry out employment checks to safeguard our customers and our staff: Disclosure and Barring Service (GOV.UK)
- Process your personal data: HR privacy notice
Proud member of the Disability Confident employer scheme
As a disability confident employer we offer an interview to any applicant that declares they have a disability and meets the minimum essential criteria for the job as defined by Hinckley and Bosworth. It is important to note that in certain recruitment situations such as high-volume, seasonal and high-peak times, we may wish to limit the overall numbers of interviews offered to both disabled people and non-disabled people. For more details please go to Disability Confident (GOV.UK)
Our services and our staff
Led by the Chief Executive, Bill Cullen, and councillors, the council is structured into three key service areas:
- Community Services
- Environment and Planning
- Corporate Services
Hear from our workforce about what it's like to work for the council (coming soon).
Did you know that the council employs apprentices? Find out more and read testimonials.
We also provide links to other apprenticeship opportunities.