Assistant Revenues System/Training Statistics Officer

North East Derbyshire District Council

We are looking for an enthusiastic and committed individual to join our busy Revenues & Benefits Team.

You will be part of the Revenues and Benefits Systems/Training Team providing systems and support to the teams within the Revenues and Benefits Section. This will involve undertaking tasks associated with administration of our systems, new technology, digital systems and training.

The Council’s Revenues and Benefits Section is a very busy, constantly changing, and challenging environment that deals with over 47,000 Council Tax accounts, nearly 3,000 Business Rates accounts, just under 4,000 Housing Benefit claims, just over 7,000 Council Tax Reduction claims and other sundry debts owed to the Council. 

To be successful you will need:

  • A detailed practical, procedural and policy knowledge of Housing Benefit & Council Tax Reduction Regulations and good practice
  • A good working knowledge of the Capita Council Tax and Housing Benefit system
  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience of  working in a  Revenues/Benefits environment
  • Experience of giving complex technical advice
  • Experience of managing own workload, priorities and using own initiative. with minimum supervision

For a full list of job details and requirements please view the Job Description and Person Specification.

Why work for us?

North East Derbyshire District Council is a dynamic and ambitious organisation that takes pride in delivering excellent services to our community whilst driving economic growth and environmental sustainability for the district.It is also a great place to work and if you join our team, you will become part of a talented and dedicated workforce. If you are keen to make a difference to people’s lives and develop your skills and experience, we would like to hear from you.

We offer a competitive salary, Local Government Pension Scheme, generous annual leave entitlement and excellent work/life balance initiatives.  Learn more about the benefits of working for us at:

Apply today!

If you are interested in this post, please apply using the online application on our dedicated webpage on Derbyshire Jobs at: North East Derbyshire District Council Vacancies or via Derbyshire – Jobs and Careers by clicking ‘Apply for this job’ and creating an account.  You can save your progress and exit the application at any time, coming back to it at a later stage to complete and submit your application. 

Applications close at midnight on Sunday 30th January 2022

Interview Date: 8th/9th February 2022

Please read the Guidance Notes provided before completing any application and please note that CV’s will not be accepted.If you do not have internet access, you can request an offline application pack by contacting North East Derbyshire District Council Contact Centre on 01246 242424 or emailing: humanresources.bdc& 

We welcome applications from all sections of the community.

For further information

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Andrew Gascoigne, Revenues & Benefits Manager, on (01246) 217105 or email

If you have not received any communication within 4 weeks of the closing date, please assume you have been unsuccessful on this occasion and we thank you for your interest in the job role.


Salary range / grade: Salary/Grade: £24,491 to £27,040 / Grade 8

Hours: permanent - 37 hours pw

Closing date: 30th Jan 2022, 10:59pm


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