A programme designed by the LGA and Government Equalities Office to help people return to work after a career break and join local government planning.
One of four programmes designed to help councils with recruitment to increase diversity across their workforce and to support professionals to return to work after a career break.
The LGA and Government Equalities Office collaborated in 2020/21 to deliver Return to Work – Planning. It helped people with prior knowledge, experience, and skills in Planning to return to work following a career break and gave councils a chance to fill vacancies.
The free programme supported councils with existing recruitment campaigns and provided an opportunity to diversify the workforce across local government.
Candidates enrolled on the programme benefitted from free training from the Planning Advisory Service (PAS).
More information about potential new programmes in 2021/22 will be shared here in the future.