Recovery Officer

Ashfield District Council

Ashfield is a great place to work, valuing our employees, offering benefits including a very generous holiday entitlement, up to 34 days per year, personal development, hybrid working and a local government pension.

We are looking for an enthusiastic, committed, and self-motivated individual to join our Revenues and Benefits Services team.

The successful candidate will be responsible for dealing with the collection of Council Tax, Business Rates, Overpaid Housing Benefit and Corporate Sundry Debtors in accordance with legislation, local policies, and strategies. Excellent customer service and negotiating skills are essential, together with the ability to make decisions and work as part of a team.

Working as a Recovery Officer at Ashfield District Council is a challenging but rewarding role. You will need to be flexible in your approach and be able to adapt to changing demands of the Service.

Previous experience working in a Revenues and Benefits Service would be an advantage however, we will consider candidates who can show they have experience in a similar environment and who can bring relevant skills that would show they can develop into the role by undertaking the necessary training.

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Canvassing of Members of the Council (directly or indirectly) for any appointment shall disqualify the candidate for that appointment. Applicants should disclose if they are related to a Member or Officer of the Authority.

Closing date: 17th November 2022
Interview date: w/c 28th November 2022

Ashfield District Council is an Equal Opportunities employer

and welcomes applications from all sections of the Community.


Job Reference: ADC1264

Salary range / grade: £22,571 - £24,290 per annum (Pay award pending)

Hours: Full Time Permanent

Closing date: 17th Nov 2022, 11:59pm

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