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Revenues & Benefits Assistant
Employer: Bassetlaw District Council
Reference number: 1151FPSA
Department: Benefits Unit
Location: Worksop
Salary: Grade 2 i.e. £19,312 - £20,493 per annum, pro rata
Working hours: Part time | 18.5 hours per week working alternate Wednesday, all day Thursday and Friday
Closing date: 19 October 2020 at 12:00

We are looking for an enthusiastic individual to join our busy Benefits Unit based at Queens Buildings, Worksop, Nottinghamshire.

The successful candidate will provide administrative support to a team dealing with Housing Benefits and Council Tax discounts. In addition, you will be required to support the Council tax team with administration of Council Tax information.

You must therefore, have a flexible approach to work in other areas of the service. Among other qualities, you must have: 

  • At least 1 years’ experience working in an office or customer service environment 
  • Experience of dealing with customers by telephone, email or in writing 
  • The ability to work effectively in a team.
  • Minimum of 3 GCSE (grade 4-9 or C and above) to include Maths and English (or relevant equivalent) 
  • Effective communication skills, written and oral and the ability to deal with difficult or sensitive situations
  • The ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines 
  • Good computer skills including use of Microsoft products and mobile services
  • The ability to follow complex work based procedures and policies
  • Good organisational skills to deal with and manage work loads 

Experience of working in a means-tested benefits area or Local taxation would be an advantage.

This position will be subject to a Basic Disclosure & Barring Service check.

Bassetlaw District Council recognises employees’ commitment to excellence in service delivery, and in return is committed to providing a healthy work-life balance as part of a generous rewards package, which includes:

  • A minimum of 25 days annual leave rising incrementally each year to a maximum of 31 days after 5 years’ service, plus bank holidays.
  • A generous Pension Scheme
  • Flexitime scheme
  • Annual leave purchase scheme
  • Free healthcare cash plan and benefits
  • Family friendly policies 
  • Discounted car parking

View more information and details on how to apply


Cemeteries/Grounds Officer (Parks and Open Spaces)
Employer: Bassetlaw District Council
Reference number:
Department: Parks and Open Spaces
Location: Worksop
Salary: Grade 4 - Salary £22,183 - £24,491 per annum
Working hours: Full time
Closing date: 19 October 2020 at 12:00

This post provides an exciting opportunity to join a motivated, committed and supportive team who welcome new ideas and embrace change. Based in Worksop, Nottinghamshire, you will responsible for the Councils Cemeteries Service, Closed Church Yards and play an active role in the delivery of the Parks and Open Spaces Service to ensure Grounds Maintenance, Parks, Allotments, Housing Estates and Estates owned land is maintained to a high standard.

You will support the Parks and Open Spaces Manager in the day- to- day supervision of the operational maintenance staff within Parks and Open Spaces and be responsible for responding to all enquiries relating to the Cemeteries Service along with the requirements of the wider service. You must therefore have some experience in line management and supervision of staff along with relevant and up to date experience of working within a Cemetery Service environment.

Amongst other qualities, you must also have:

  • Previous experience of cemetery management and administration 
  • A minimum of level 2 qualification in horticulture and/or cemetery related studies
  • Understanding of safety legislation and requirements
  • Strong organisational and customer service communication skills 
  • A commitment to high levels of customer care and service provision 
  • A full driving licence

Bassetlaw District Council recognises employees’ commitment to excellence in service delivery, and in return is committed to providing a healthy work-life balance as part of a generous rewards package, which includes:

  • A minimum of 25 days annual leave rising incrementally each year to a maximum of 31 days after 5 years’ service, plus bank holidays. 
  • A generous Pension Scheme
  • Flexitime scheme
  • Annual leave purchase scheme
  • Free healthcare cash plan and benefits
  • Family friendly policies 
  • Discounted car parking

For an informal discussion about the role, please contact John Foster, Parks Development Officer (Parks & Open Spaces) on 01909 533 533.

View more information and details on how to apply


Housing Repairs Plumber
Employer: Bassetlaw District Council
Reference number: 1416HSGA
Department: Housing Services
Location: Worksop
Salary: Salary Grade 4 i.e. £22,183 - £24,491 per annum
Working hours: Full time | 37 hours per week
Closing date: 16 October 2020 at 12:00

Bassetlaw District Council’s Housing Repairs Service provides a repair and maintenance service to tenants across Bassetlaw. It offers a pleasant working environment, delivering services through a capital programme.

We have an excellent opportunity for an enthusiastic person to join the Housing Repairs Service, as a joiner. Located at our Head Office, Carlton Forest House, Hundred Acre Lane, Worksop.

You will be responsible for undertaking plumbing building works including repairs, improvements and replacement items in accordance with job orders.

The hours of work will be 37 hours per week made up by working 8.00am to 4.00pm Monday to Thursday and 8.00am to 3.30pm on Friday.

You will also be required to participate in the out of normal hours’ rota to cover Plumbing. Suitable candidates will possess 3 GCSE's Grade C or above (or equivalent) to include Maths or English.

A trade qualification NVQ Level 2 in Plumbing or above is required, and Unvented domestic hot water qualification is desirable.

Candidates should be able to demonstrate that they have used a wide range of skills in a building and maintenance environment as well as possessing excellent customer care skills in order to provide a high quality service to both internal and external customers.

Amongst other qualities, you will also need: 

  • The ability to work as part of a team and on own initiative
  • The ability to work under pressure and to meet deadlines 
  • To be hard working and conscientious.
  • Flexible in your attitude to hours of work

Bassetlaw District Council recognises employees’ commitment to excellence in service delivery, and in return is committed to providing a healthy work-life balance as part of a generous rewards package, which includes:

  • A minimum of 25 days annual leave rising incrementally each year to a maximum of 31 days after 5 years’ service, plus bank holidays.
  • A generous Pension Scheme
  • Flexitime scheme
  • Annual leave purchase scheme
  • Free healthcare cash plan and benefits
  • Family friendly policies
  • Discounted car parking

View more information and details on how to apply


Financial Analyst
Employer: Bassetlaw District Council
Reference number:
Department: Finance
Location: Worksop
Salary: Grade 6 – salary £27,041 - £29,577 per annum
Working hours: Full time | 37 hours per week
Closing date: 05 October 2020 at 12:00

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a forward thinking, innovative, highly motivated individual to join our finance team based in Worksop, Nottinghamshire.

This role is ideal for those looking to progress their financial career as you will be exposed to a wide variety of tasks. You will have a key role to play in the provision of a comprehensive, high quality finance service, covering the specific areas of; Treasury Management, Capital Accounting, Risk Management, Insurance and internal audit contract monitoring.

The successful candidate will work closely with the Capital Accountant and support the Finance Manager in meeting statutory and regulatory requirements. This role will involve extracting, analysing and manipulating data from various sources and systems and presenting the results in a clear and concise manner. 

Amongst other qualities, you will also have:

  • A minimum of 3 GCSE’s (Grade 4-9 or C or above) (or relevant equivalent) to include Maths and English.
  • Membership of the Association of Accounting Technicians or possess a relevant equivalent qualification.
  • 3 years’ experience working in a finance environment with treasury and/or capital experience. 

The role is varied and requires you to be able to effectively prioritise and work on your own initiative. You will need a high level of numeracy, literacy and IT skills, with the ability to use high level functionality of MS spreadsheets, finance packages and other applications to retrieve and manipulate complex data.

For an informal discussion about the role, please contact Linda Turner, Finance Manager on 01909 535567

Bassetlaw District Council recognises our employees’ commitment to excellence in service delivery, and in return is committed to providing a healthy work life balance as part of our generous rewards package, which includes: 

• A minimum of 25 days annual leave rising incrementally each year to a maximum of 31 days after 5 years’ service, plus bank holidays

• Access to the Local Government Pension Scheme

• Flexitime • Family friendly policies

• Discounted parking

• Optional benefits include an annual leave purchase scheme and health and wellbeing scheme.

View more information and details on how to apply


Housing Repairs Joiner x 2
Employer: Bassetlaw District Council
Reference number: 1415HSGA
Department: Housing Services
Location: Worksop
Salary: Salary Grade 4 | £22,183 - £24,491 per annum
Working hours: 37 hours per week
Closing date: 09 October 2020 at 12:00

Bassetlaw District Council’s Housing Repairs Service provides a repair and maintenance service to tenants across Bassetlaw as well as delivering services through a capital programme.

We have an excellent opportunity for 2 enthusiastic people to join the Housing Repairs Service as Joiners at our Carlton Forest Depot, Hundred Acre Lane Worksop. You will be responsible for undertaking joinery/carpentry building works including repairs, improvements and replacement items in accordance with job orders.

The hours of work will be 37 hours per week made up by working 8.00am to 4.00pm Monday to Thursday and 8.00am to 3.30pm on Friday. You will also be required to participate in the out of normal hours’ rota to cover Joinery.

Suitable candidates will possess 3 GCSE’s (Grade 4-9 or C or above) (or relevant equivalent) to include Maths and English along with an NVQ Level 2 in Joinery.

Candidates should be able to demonstrate that they have used a wide range of skills in a building and maintenance environment as well as possessing excellent customer care skills in order to provide a high quality service to both internal and external customers.

Amongst other qualities, you will also need:

  • The ability to work as part of a team and on own initiative
  • The ability to work under pressure and to meet deadlines
  • To be hard working and conscientious.
  • Flexible in your attitude to hours of work.

Bassetlaw District Council recognises employees’ commitment to excellence in service delivery, and in return is committed to providing a healthy work-life balance as part of a generous rewards package, which includes:

  • A minimum of 25 days annual leave rising incrementally each year to a maximum of 31 days after 5 years’ service, plus bank holidays.
  • A generous Pension Scheme
  • Flexitime scheme
  • Annual leave purchase scheme
  • Free healthcare cash plan and benefits
  • Family friendly policies
  • Discounted car parking

View more information and details on how to apply


CONSERVATION OFFICER
Employer: Bassetlaw District Council
Reference number: 1527REGA
Department: Conservation Team
Location: Worksop
Salary: Grade 5 - £24,491 to £27,041 per annum, pro rata
Working hours: Part time | Temporary until March 2021 (14.8 hours per week working on a Monday & Wednesday)
Closing date: 02 October 2020 at 12:00

We are looking for an enthusiastic individual to join our vibrant and progressive Conservation team. As part of your role, you will support the team in the research and writing of guidance and conservation area appraisals and management plans. This will be a great opportunity for you to develop knowledge and experience on matters relating to providing advice on listed buildings, conservation areas and other heritage assets.

You must therefore:

  • Be working towards or have a recognised qualification in conservation, town planning or related discipline with general development management function. This does not preclude those without a degree as the Council will be willing to support those with significant relevant experience (e.g. a Planning Technician or similar) should the individual wish to progress further in the discipline.
  • Have an interest in practical conservation techniques and architectural history.
  • Be self-motivated, with excellent communication skills and a clear enthusiasm for built heritage.

For an informal discussion regarding the post, please contact Michael Tagg (Conservation Manager) on 01909 533533. Bassetlaw District Council recognises our employees’ commitment to excellence in service delivery, and in return is committed to providing a healthy work life balance as part of our generous rewards package, which includes:

  • A minimum of 25 days annual leave rising incrementally each year to a maximum of 31 days after 5 years’ service, plus bank holidays
  • Access to the Local Government Pension Scheme
  • Flexitime 
  • Family friendly policies
  • Discounted parking
  • Optional benefits include an annual leave purchase scheme and health and wellbeing scheme. 

View more information and details on how to apply


Repairs Development Officer
Employer: Bassetlaw District Council
Reference number: 1392HSGA
Department: Housing Services
Location: Worksop
Salary: Salary Grade 4 | £22,183 - £24,491 per annum
Working hours: Full time | 37 hours per week, Monday to Friday, including 8 am starts on a rota basis
Closing date: 02 October 2020 at 12:00

Bassetlaw District Council’s Housing Repairs Service provides a repair and maintenance service to tenants across Bassetlaw, delivering services through the revenue and capital programmes.  

We have an excellent opportunity for a capable and enthusiastic person to join our busy Housing Repairs Service Team located at Carlton Forest House, Hundred Acre Lane, Worksop.  

The successful candidate will be responsible for ensuring systems and processes are fully operational and embedded across the service to enable us to provide an efficient and effective repairs service to Council dwellings and other buildings/properties.

Suitable candidates should have 5 GCSE’s at Levels 4-9/Grade C or above, including English or Mathematics, or relevant equivalent, and 1 year’s supervisory experience.  Strong I.T. skills with experience of Microsoft Word and Excel are essential along with 2 year’s experience of working with internal/external clients and the general public.  

Amongst other qualities, you will also need:-

•The ability to work under pressure and to meet deadlines

•The ability to work as part of a team and on own initiative 

•The ability to collate and analyse data

•The ability to plan and manage workloads

Bassetlaw District Council recognises employees’ commitment to excellence in service delivery, and in return is committed to providing a healthy work-life balance as part of a generous rewards package, which includes:

•A minimum of 25 days annual leave rising incrementally each year to a maximum of 31 days after 5 years’ service, plus bank holidays.

•A generous Pension Scheme

•Flexitime scheme

•Annual leave purchase scheme

•Free healthcare cash plan and benefits

•Family friendly policies

•Discounted car parking

View more information and details on how to apply



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