Revenue & Benefit Assistant

Teignbridge District Council

We are offering an opportunity within our busy Revenue and Benefits service area at Assistant level, Grade 7-11.

You would be:

  • working closely with existing team members
  • under the supervision of the team leader and/or Lead Officer

We have: 

  • Flexible working
  • Local Government Pension Scheme
  • Generous annual leave and wellbeing package
  • 40% off gym membership at Teignbridge District Council Leisure Centres
  • Opportunities for career and self-development

You have:

  • 2 years experience of working in a Revenue and Benefit or debt recovery setting
  • Sound working knowledge of Revenue & Benefit legislation, working practises and procedures
  • You like helping people. You are patient, level headed and cool under pressure.
  • You pay attention to details. As far as you’re concerned, anything worth doing is worth doing right, every single time. You stay focused and nothing falls through the cracks on your watch.
  • You communicate clearly. You can explain just about anything to anyone, and comfortable communicating in writing and on the phone.
  • You think on your feet. You like learning new things, and you can learn quickly. When things change you flex.
  • You are motivated and driven.
  • You volunteer for new challenges without being asked. You’re 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 Grade 14-16 Officer level.

Apply here – Teignbridge Council Jobs

We encourage applications from internal candidates and for an informal discussion please contact

  • Benefit Officer position one – Nigel Piller (Benefits Lead Officer 01626 215527)
  • Council Tax Officer position two – Nikki Rawley (Council Tax Lead Officer 01626 215557) or Sarah Stobart (Council Tax Team Leader 01626 215511)


Job Reference: REQ000123

Salary range / grade: £18,333 - £20,043 – per annum

Hours: Permanent Contract - 37 hours per week

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


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