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Debtors and Collection Officer

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Job Summary

Contract Type:
Permanent
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
11/02/2019
Advert End Date:
25/02/2019 23:59
Salary:
£18,870 to £21,074 p.a. (Grade 5)
Allowances:
n/a
Hours per week:
37
Job Category:
Finance / Benefits / Revenues / Procurement
Vacancy ID:
183987
Employment Location:
Green Lane, Spennymoor
Post Number:
RES/19/16

Job details 

Closing date:
25 Feb


Further information

The Financial Support Service provides a number of key front-line council functions to residents and businesses throughout the County. There are c70,000 Housing Benefit / LCTRS claimants; 237,000 council tax households; 14,000 business rate payers; and 7,000 adult social care charge paying clients supported by the service. Many of the clients supported are vulnerable.

There is a full time vacancy working 37 hours per week within the Payments, Income and Support Team in the role of Debtors & Collection Officer.

The successful candidates must have experience of dealing with members of the public in a caring, responsive manner, operating on line computer systems and relevant experience operating financial management systems.

Candidates should have NVQ Level 3 or equivalent, or, Level 2/3 with relevant experience working in a collection/recovery of Council Tax, Business Rates, sundry debt and/or Adult Social Care finance environment or a financial services/support environment.

For further information about these vacancies, please contact Sharon Carpenter on 03000 261468 or Sharon.carpenter@durham.gov.uk.

It is anticipated that interviews will be held week commencing 18th March 2019.

In line with the County Council's Recruitment and Selection Policy, please note that we are unable to accept CVs. Any information provided on CVs will not be considered for short-listing purposes.

Apply on-line or for further assistance contact the HR Operations & Data Team on 03000 267241 or email hrresources@durham.gov.uk.

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