Council Tax Team Leader

Teignbridge District Council

We are offering this exciting opportunity to take on a role of a team leader in our busy Council Tax team.

You would be:

  • Managing, supporting and developing a team of Revenue and Benefits staff
  • Working closely with another team leader and the Lead Officer
  • Getting involved in the billing, collection, recovery and maintenance of Council Tax accounts and overpaid Housing Benefit sundry debtor accounts
  • Administering our Council Tax Reduction scheme
  • Dealing with complex cases, customer complaints and appeals

We have: 

  • Flexible working
  • Local Government Pension Scheme
  • Generous annual leave and wellbeing package
  • 48.7% off gym membership at Teignbridge District Council Leisure Centres
  • Opportunities for career and self-development

You have:

  • Experience of working in a Revenue and Benefits environment.
  • Experience of managing a team, ideally with equivalent ILM level 3 team leader or supervisory qualification
  • IRRV technician or equivalent qualification


  • enjoy solving problems, taking on difficult challenges and finding creative solutions.
  • don’t get flustered easily.
  • are patient, level headed and cool under pressure.
  • pay attention to details.
  • can communicate clearly, explaining just about anything to anyone, whether it’s written, virtual, in person or on the phone.
  • think on your feet, like learning new things and when things change you can adapt.
  • are motivated and driven.
  • volunteer for new challenges without being asked.
  • are going to take ownership of the time you spend with us and truly make a difference.

For full job/person specification please refer to the job description.

To apply – please go to Current job vacancies – Teignbridge District Council

Closing Date:  midnight 10th August 2022      

Interview Date: 16th August 2022 at Forde House offices

For an informal discussion please contact Nikki Rawley, Council Tax Lead Officer 01626 215557.


Salary range / grade: Grade 23 £27,514 to £29,174

Hours: 37 Hours/week, permanent

Closing date: 16th Aug 2022, 11:59pm


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