Revenues & Benefits Officer

7 days left

Bexhill-on-Sea, East Sussex
Starting salary up to £19,029 per annum
12 Oct 2016
31 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

Rother District Council

Revenues & Benefits Officers x 3
Finance & Welfare Services
Full Time 37 hours – Permanent Contract 

Starting salary up to £19,029 per annum (dependent on experience and with opportunity to progress up to £21,396, per annum subject to performance)

Our Finance and Welfare department are looking to recruit three highly motivated individuals to work as part of our Revenues and Benefits team. As part of this team you will need to be proactive, confident and a strong team player.

The ideal candidates would preferably have a minimum of two years recent experience in a Housing benefit and/or Local Taxation environment although for the right candidate we would be willing to offer full training for the role. You will possess excellent written and verbal communication skills and will also be able to demonstrate the ability to work under pressure to a high degree of accuracy.

The duties of the post are varied and include the calculation and payment of Housing Benefit and Council Tax Support.

If you would like an informal discussion regarding this vacancy, please contact Rebecca Algar, Benefits and Customer Accounts Manager on telephone: (01424) 787751 or via email: 

To apply for this post please visit our website
Should you have any problems accessing our website please contact the Corporate and Human Resources Service: telephone (01424) 787704 or email

Closing date for receipt of applications is midday on: Monday 31st October 2016
 Interviews will be held week commencing: Monday 7th November 2016 

We welcome applications from all backgrounds and community sectors