Revenues and Benefits Assistant – (Temporary, full time – initially until 1st November 2023)

Bassetlaw District Council

Our Revenues & Benefits Service administers Council Tax, Business Rates and Benefits.

We are looking for a confident individual who can provide administrative support to the team processing Council Tax billing, Housing Benefit and Council Tax Reduction. If you have experience of working in an office environment, have good customer service skills and the required level of qualifications, numeracy and literacy set out in the person specification, we would love to hear from you. Full training will be given for the right candidate.

For an informal discussion about the role, please contact Tracy Tapley at (01909) 533533 or by email

The post is subject to a basic Disclosure and Barring Service check.

Bassetlaw is an attractive place to live and work. It includes the most northerly district of Nottinghamshire; bordering Derbyshire, South Yorkshire and Lincolnshire with two main population centres – Retford and Worksop, each surrounded by a network of picturesque villages. All of our three offices in Worksop, Retford and Carlton Forest are easily accessible from the M1 and A1.

We are an ambitious, creative and innovative Council and we are seeking the right candidate to support us in our ambitious Growth agenda for the District. The Council has recently received £20m Levelling Up Investment for Worksop Town Centre which is a fantastic opportunity to be involved in Worksop Town Centre redevelopment proposals.

We will value your contributions, give you access to a free healthcare cash plan and benefits, offer a very generous 26-32 days holiday package (rising incrementally each year) plus public/bank holidays, and give you the option to purchase additional annual leave tax-free. We will double your monthly pension contributions and provide the option to join our shared cost AVC scheme, offer discounted car parking of around £4 per month, and family friendly policies.

We value the diversity of our people and actively encourage applications from all sections of the community. We maintain fair and well thought out recruitment processes at every stage to make sure that everyone is treated equally.

To apply please visit where you can upload your current CV and a covering letter or supporting statement. Please ensure you detail your experience, qualification, skills, achievements and/or abilities that are relevant for the role that you are applying for and quote FPS534M within all correspondence.


Job Reference: FPS534M

Salary range / grade: Salary Grade 2 i.e. £21,575 - £22,777 per annum

Hours: 37 hours per week – offering Hybrid working arrangements of partial home/office working

Closing date: 29th Aug 2023, 11:59pm

Disability Confident Employer