Revenues Lead Officer

Cheltenham Borough Council

Come and work for an award-winning organisation!

We are an ambitious and forward-thinking council. We are committed to making Cheltenham a better place to live and work, enabling communities and businesses to thrive whilst protecting what is good about our town.

We aim to be an employer of choice where everyone is treated fairly and feels valued and respected. We aim to provide a stimulating and rewarding working environment that encourages our people to work together, provides opportunities for them to reach their full potential and achieve a healthy work/life balance.

Working at Cheltenham Borough Council means working as part of a committed, professional, and friendly team.

About the role

This is an exciting opportunity for someone to join our specialist Revenues and Benefits team in a leading role. We are looking for someone with experience of working in a local government revenues environment on the administration of council tax and/or business rates.  If you are looking for a new challenge where there is variety of work and the opportunity to further develop your skills and experience, we would like to hear from you

What can we do for you

  • An excellent pension scheme. You will be eligible to join the Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS).
  • A generous holiday entitlement of 26 days rising to 31 days after five years. Part-time employees receive a pro rata entitlement of 26 days.
  • A flexible and agile working environment. We aim to provide opportunities to work from home or elsewhere and offer flexibility in working hours.
  • A comprehensive programme of learning and development.
  • Two days paid time off for volunteering.
  • Enhanced maternity and paternity schemes.
  • An employee counselling service.
  • Free eye tests (for some posts) and contribution towards the cost of glasses.
  • A cycle to work scheme.
  • Low-cost town centre parking for some jobs, depending on work location.
  • A commitment to employee wellbeing


To apply for this position please click on “apply now” at the bottom of this page to complete an application form and supporting statement together with your CV. Please tell us about your skills, knowledge, qualifications, experience and how they meet the criteria listed above and in the job description/person specification. It’s important that we’re a good fit for each other, so let us know what’s important to you and why you want to work for Cheltenham Borough Council.

The council is committed to promoting equality of opportunity, we welcome applications from all sections of the community.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expect and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment



Salary range / grade: £27,852 to £30,151 (pay award pending)

Hours: Full Time - Permanent

Closing date: 3rd Nov 2023, 11:59pm


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