Planning Business Administration Apprentice

Planning Business Administration Apprentice

  • Location: Coleford
  • Salary: £4.62 - £8.91 per hour (according to age)
  • Hours: 37
  • Contract Type: Fixed Term
  • Closing Date: 19 October 2021
  • Interview Date: 25 October 2021

About the role…

Publica is a unique place to work – we’re a Local Government organisation with a twist!

This is a unique opportunity to start your career in an organisation that provides services on behalf of a group of local Councils.

We have an exciting opportunity for a Planning Business Administration Apprentice. This is a unique opportunity supporting local councils by working within our planning team and you will play a vital role in supporting day-to-day tasks relating to planning applications. You will be carrying out research on planning and development applications on behalf of the team and diligently supporting the team and processing of applications through administration and preparation of the correct documents.

You will also be working towards a Level 3 Business Administration Apprenticeship to support your development in this role. There will be the opportunity to attend training at Gloucestershire College to enhance your Apprenticeship experience as well as on the job training.

You will need…

  • To have GCSE Level 9 - 4 (formerly A* to C) in at least Maths and English
  • Excellent interpersonal skills – Communicates effectively and confidently
  • Good level of IT and keyboard skills with a confident attitude to learn new systems
  • Good written skills and communication
  • Problem solving skills – the desire to find an answer and confidence to seek help when appropriate
  • Understand the importance of prioritising workload and meeting deadlines

 For more information about this role please see the Job Description/Person Specification.

Please follow the link to see our great benefits: Benefits

If you wish to have an informal discussion about this role, please contact Jessica Hollister at or phone 01285 623620 who will be pleased to discuss the role with you.


If you feel this is the role for you please email your CV and supporting statement detailing how you meet the criteria above by clicking on the ‘Apply for this Position’ icon within this page. Alternatively, please email us at or contact the recruitment team on 01285 623319.

Your application will not be considered if you have not provided a supporting statement, in addition to your CV.

Accredited of the disability confident scheme, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the vacancy/ies - Please state this within your covering statement or in a separate email.

Safer recruitment practices are applied to all job vacancies. Successful candidates will be required to complete a pre-employment medical questionnaire; provide references;  proof of identity; nationality and immigration status; three years’ employment or education history (if applicable) and, in some cases, verification of criminal record.


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