Principal Planner (Majors) Post 10.093

We are facing the challenge of delivering new homes and growth within a thriving, historic borough. We have an ambitious vision for the future including:

  • strong infrastructure
  • world-class businesses with capacity to expand
  • an evolving and vibrant economy
  • progressive and sustainable environment

Within this environment, this brand new post will have responsibility for shaping strategic major applications at both pre- application and application stage.

We are anticipating a number of significant schemes over the next few years in connection with our vision and emerging Local Plan and are looking for a highly motivated, enthusiastic and experienced planner to help us deliver high-quality, modern, sustainable development.

You will need to be forward looking, highly efficient and to be able to work in partnership with others and provide a first class service.

You will need to demonstrate keen understanding of urban design, an ability to evaluate and project manage complex major planning schemes; and ability to liaise with senior officers, councillors, interested groups and other stakeholders. Excellent communication skills and a positive ‘can-do’ attitude are essential. In return, we can offer a competitive salary, essential car user allowance and generous leave and flexible-working arrangements.

For an informal discussion, please contact Tim Dawes, Development Control Manager, 01483 444650, email

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How To Apply

Our preferred method is online application however if you do require a hard copy application pack please contact Human Resources, Guildford Borough Council, Millmead, Guildford GU2 4BB. Telephone (01483) 444111 (24-hr). Alternatively e-mail
quoting the relevant post number. Please note that we do not accept CVs, please ensure that you complete the application form fully.

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Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014 Employment Opportunities Comments Off

Support worker

Support worker – Haringey services

£21,000 per annum

37.5 hours per week Based in Northumberland Park

Make a positive impact on someone’s life

Family Mosaic is one of the largest housing, care and support providers in London and the South East.

To keep things running smoothly requires the combined efforts of a highly talented team – one we hope you’ll be joining soon.

We have an exciting opportunity in our Haringey Services.

You will be required to deliver high quality and effective support to a case load of customers in order to promote their independence, wellbeing and inclusion.

Your role will include carrying out risk assessments and completing support plans as well as providing support and carrying out reviews in line with policies and procedures and the requirements of stakeholders and funders.

We offer an annual bonus scheme, pension and a wide ranging benefits package that also includes healthcare and comprehensive training.

An enhanced DBS check is required for this post.

To apply please go to


Closing date: Friday, 25th July 2014. Interview date: scheduled for Wednesday 30th July 2014.

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Equal Opportunities

Family Mosaic, both as an employer and provider of housing, is committed to making sure that no one receives less favourable treatment because of their race, gender, disability, AIDS/HIV status, age, sexuality, religion or creed.


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Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014 Employment Opportunities Comments Off

Lift Engineer

Job title: Lift Engineer

Directorate: Housing

Reference number: 3616

Hours: Full time

Contract type: Permanent

Salary: £35,000 – £37,000 per annum

Location / Postcode: 45 Westminster Bridge Road, London SE1 7JB

Our residents are depending on you. So we’ll help you to perform at your best.

When you join Peabody, you join an extensive and growing business. One with 27,000 homes, 70,000 residents and a 150-year history. As a major housing association we have outstanding challenges for people with talent and motivation. But we also have a strong commitment to the ideals of our philanthropist founder: George Peabody. That means you’ll have every chance to achieve – while making a difference.

Our principles are simple: we believe in helping people and communities to grow, in estates that are springboards – not safety nets. With operations in nearly every London borough and one of the sector’s largest community regeneration programmes, we’re always keen to meet talented people who support our ambitions.

This is a fantastic opportunity for a Lift Engineer to undertake the design and planning for all lift replacements, servicing, repairs and day-to-day monitoring of passenger lifts and other personal lifting equipment. You will be required to apply professional knowledge in the procurement of lift services ensuring they represent best value for money. You will also be completing quality inspections to contractors work contributing towards a high performing service.

Knowledge and Skills required:


  • Comprehensive knowledge of the Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations (LOLER).
  • The successful candidate will have undertaken NVQ EOR 202
  • Basic Lift Safety Training and possess an NVQ Level 3 in Building Services Engineering with relevant experience, or a recognised apprenticeship or training programme, again with relevant experience.
  • Intermediate IT skills including knowledge of the Microsoft Office package.
  • You will be able to demonstrate experience and skills managing customer relationships to ensure a high level of customer care and satisfaction.


  • Familiarity with the provision and use of work equipment regulations (PUWER).
  • Use of a motorised vehicle would be preferable.

Please Note:

Whilst you will be based at 45 Westminster Bridge Road SE1 7JB you will be required to travel to other Peabody locations in the London area.

The successful applicant will need to be subject to a background (standard/enhanced) disclosure check by the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) before any appointment can be confirmed.

Closing date time: 4th August 2014 5pm

To find out more about Peabody and to apply for this role, please visit the website by clicking the ‘apply now’ button.

Peabody is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.

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