Senior Revenues & Recovery Officer

Adur and Worthing Council

Would you like the opportunity to become a senior officer within the busy Revenues & Recovery Team at Adur & Worthing Councils that deals with the billing, collection and enforcement of Council Tax and Business Rates?

Income from Council Tax and Business Rates is an increasingly import element of the money that the Council requires to finance the services that it provides for local residents and businesses, in respect of approximately 84,000 properties, across both councils.

We are looking for an experienced person who is energetic and enthusiastic with appropriate legislative knowledge and IT skills to help the team leader ensure that the high work volumes are organised effectively, updating accounts and dealing with complex queries.  You will be customer-focused helping residents and businesses in writing, face-to-face and by telephone.

You will need good mathematical and analytical skills and be able to deal with complex matters both by post and e-mail in an assertive but empathetic manner.  Experience of working in a local authority Revenues & Recovery environment is essential although further appropriate training will be provided. 

The successful candidate will be subject to a Basic DBS clearance and three years employment referencing.

Benefits of working for Adur & Worthing Councils

Staff are our most important asset and we therefore have a benefit package which reflects our continuing commitment to our employees, located in Worthing a short walk from the sea and the train station

·         Flexi-time
·         Generous leave entitlement; Minimum 25 days + Bank Holidays 
·         Pension
·         Training & development
·         Child care
·         Occupational Health
·         Employee Assistance Programme (EAP)
·         Eyesight tests
·         Massage and Reflexology
·         Staff discounts and offers
·         Leisure centre membership discounts and offers
·         Worthing Theatres discounts and offers
·         Staff Social Club

Adur and Worthing Councils have a commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Adur District and Worthing Borough Councils are equal opportunities employers and encourages applications from people with disabilities, ethnic minorities, people of any religion or belief or sexual orientation and job sharers.  Childcare subsidy is payable in appropriate cases.

How to apply

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Interviews to be held week commencing: 12 September 2022

No CVs or agency applications accepted


Job Reference: 12474

Salary range / grade: Salary: £20,444 - £24,920 p.a. Grade 3/4

Hours: 37 Hours/week, Based at Portland House

Closing date: 4th Sep 2022, 11:59pm

Disability Confident Employer