Compliance Officer – (until 31/03/2024)

Basildon Borough Council

Fixed Term/Secondment Contract (until 31/03/2024)

Basildon’s Revenues and Benefits are a nationally recognised award winning service. We are responsible for the billing and collection of Council Tax, Business Rates and Sundry Debtors, and we administer the Housing Benefit scheme and Local Council Tax Support scheme.

The role of the Compliance Officer is to review all reductions, discounts and exemptions to ensure that they are granted correctly, where incorrect, the reduction, discount or exemption is removed or reduced accordingly, and where appropriate penalties are imposed in line with policies and legislation.  The role provides a high standard of quality and accuracy of work in accordance with law, regulations and guidelines.

We are looking for someone who has a good understanding of Revenues and Benefits, ideally with experience of working in a Council Tax or a Benefits section and to have knowledge of Council Tax and Welfare Benefits law and procedures. The successful candidate will be self-motivated and an effective team player, with excellent customer care and communication skills.

If you feel you have the necessary qualities then we would like to hear from you.

Please see attached the Job Description and Person Specification.

Please submit a CV and covering letter specifying how you meet the requirements of the person specification. CV’s alone will not be considered for this role.


Salary range / grade: Pay Band 4 (£23,440 to £26,072 per annum inclusive of fringe)

Hours: Contractual hours 36.25 Basis Full time - Hybrid working Fixed Term/Secondment Contract (until 31/03/2024)

Closing date: 22nd Jan 2023, 11:59pm


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