Temporary Planning & Land Charges Officer

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Temporary Planning & Land Charges Officer
Contract / Temporary

W Lancashire RQ595821

Posted: 30th May 2022 15:35
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  • Pay Rate:

    £10.89 per hour PAYE

  • Hours per Week:

    36 Monday – Friday, normal working hours

  • This opening assignment is for 1 month


    L39 2DF

What's involved with this role:

Temporary Planning & Land Charges Officer 

Job Ref: RQ595821 

Working as part of a centralised business support service, to support the delivery of an efficient and effective administrative and Local Land Charges function within the Growth and Development Service   

Key Responsibilities: 


  • Using computerised and manual systems to assist in the administrative processing 
  • To maximise income from search fees and prepare the remittance list and search forms for circulation 
  • To handle and reply to applications for Official Searches in the Land Charges Register and resolve customer enquiries  
  • To process the various types of searches received to completion including LLC1, Con29 and Personal Searches  
  • To identify search anomalies using the Councils GIS mapping systems  
  • To maintain all of the Councils Planning, Building Control and Local Land Charges records.  
  • To provide verbal and written technical and procedural information and advice to Customers, Members, and other interested parties on all functions carried out by the Planning Support and Local Land Charges team.  
  • To process payments for fees and charges and any refunds.  
  • To scan and index documents to the Electronic Document Management system.  
  • To research and compile historical information from Planning, Building Control and Local Land Charges records 

“Role Requirements” – to give yourself the maximum chance of success please try and ensure your CV addresses the following essential criteria: 

  • Minimum qualification of GCSE English and Mathematics at grade C or above (or equivalent) OR sufficient previous experience in a similar job may satisfy this requirement 
  • Previous administrative experience in a busy office environment 
  • Experience working with land charges, undertaking official and personal searches 
  • Excellent organisational skills 
  • Ability to prioritise own workload, work under pressure and meet multiple deadlines 


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Other “Essential Requirements” – Please check to ensure that your CV addresses the following items: 

  1. Our clients are generally seeking applicants who are reasonably local, so on that basis we would ideally like you to supply us with your address (or at least your post code) and a telephone number so that we can reach you during working hours. 
  2. Your recent UK working experience going back at least 5 years, or full employment history if you have been working for fewer years than this. 
  3. Your availability to work either immediately, or at short notice. 
  4. Please refer to the Role Requirements section above - your CV must address the requirements listed. 


Other preferable/desirable details to include on your CV, if applicable: 

  1. Any local authority/public sector experience 
  2. Any relevant qualifications held or being studied for. 


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Job Ref: W Lancashire RQ595821
Temporary Planning & Land Charges Officer
Client Category: Local Authority

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Client Category: Local Authority

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