Revenues 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.

Are you a team player and self-motivated individual? Do you want to learn and develop in local government supporting Revenues and Benefits? Ashfield District Council are looking for an enthusiastic and committed, individual to join our Revenues and Benefits Services team.

On a day-to-day basis, you 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. In return we offer hybrid working where the successful applicant will join a small team of friendly and supportive colleagues working from home and our work base at our Kirkby-in-Ashfield Council Offices.

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.

If you are interested in this role and would like to know more, please contact Tammy Fox on 01623 457329 or by emailing

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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: 5.3.2023
Interview Date: 10.3.2023

Ashfield District Council is an Equal Opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the Community.






Job Reference: ADC1294

Salary range / grade: £24,496 - £26,845 per annum

Hours: Full time - permanent - 37 hours

Closing date: 5th Mar 2023, 11:59pm

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