Revenues & Benefits Officer - Part Time

Bexhill-on-Sea, East Sussex
Up to £21,396 pro rata per annum 
12 Oct 2016
31 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Part Time

Rother District Council

Revenues & Benefits Officer 
Finance & Welfare Services
Part Time, 22 hours – Permanent contract

Up to £21,396 pro rata per annum 
Starting salary dependent on qualifications and experience

Our Finance and Welfare department are looking to recruit an experienced and highly motivated individual 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 candidate must have a minimum of two years recent experience in a Local Taxation and/or Housing benefit environment and should possess excellent written and verbal communication skills. You will also need to demonstrate the ability to work under pressure to a high degree of accuracy.

The duties of the post are varied and include dealing with recovery of housing benefit overpayments, to negotiate payment plans and monitoring of all payments and carrying out all the necessary preparatory work for claim forms to be issued by the court.

If you would like an informal discussion regarding this vacancy, please contact, Tony Lockey, Income Protection Manager on telephone: (01424) 787968 or via email:     

To apply for this position, please visit our website
Should you be unable to access our webpage, 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 on: Week commencing Monday 7th November 2016

We welcome applications from all backgrounds and community sectors