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Benefits Officer
Employer: Bassetlaw District Council
Reference number: 1021FPSA
Department: Benefits Unit
Location: Worksop
Salary: Grade 4 - £22,183 to £24,491, per annum
Working hours: Full time | 37 hours per week
Closing date: 02 November 2020 at 12:00

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

As part of this role you will be required to process applications for Housing Benefit and Council Tax Support and provide advice to customers either over the telephone or face to face. You must therefore have relevant experience of working in an office or customer service environment, along with practical and procedural knowledge of Housing Benefit and Council Tax reduction.

Among other qualities, you will also have:

·         The ability to work effectively in a team

·         Minimum of 4 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

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


Community Infrastructure Levy Monitoring Officer
Employer: Bassetlaw District Council
Reference number: 1232REGA
Department: Development Management Team
Location: Worksop
Salary: Grade 4 i.e. £22,183 - £24,491 per annum pro rata
Working hours: Part time | 14 hours and 48 minutes per week
Closing date: 06 November 2020 at 12:00

Based at our modern offices in Worksop, Nottinghamshire. This is an exciting opportunity for a self-motivated individual to join our vibrant and progressive Development Management Team.

We are looking for a professional/technical employee who can demonstrate enthusiasm and knowledge of CIL and who can demonstrate an ability to learn quickly. You will take responsibility for the effective management, implementation and monitoring of CIL and manage the collection and subsequent distribution of related financial developer contributions.

To be successful in this role you will need to be passionate about planning and have extensive experience of managing and implementing CIL legislation in the UK, a track record of achievement in a comparable role and have the skills to deal with complex strategic infrastructure issues. You will be positive, enthusiastic and forward thinking.

We are looking for a flexible and adaptable candidate with a can-do attitude and a track record of working on a range of infrastructure areas who share our excitement for delivery on the ground.Suitable candidates will possess GCSEs Grade C or above/ L4-9 (or equivalent) in English Language and Mathematics along with knowledge of Geographical Information Systems and computerised town planning systems. A professional qualification in Town and Country Planning is desirable.

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


FACILITIES OFFICER
Employer: Bassetlaw District Council
Reference number: 1071FPSA
Department: FACILITIES
Location: Worksop and Retford
Salary: Grade 1 – Salary £17,842 - £19,312 per annum
Working hours: Full time | 37 hours per week
Closing date: 30 October 2020 at 12:00

We have an opportunity for an enthusiastic individual to join our small team based at any of our Council offices in Worksop and Retford, Nottinghamshire. As part of your role, you will be responsible for carrying out general maintenance and repair skills to a high standard, You will also have responsibility for collecting cash from the car parking machines along with providing a courier service to other Council offices as well as assisting with the preparation of function rooms.

 You must therefore have:-

  • Experience of working in a similar/maintenance environment using ancillary equipment
  • Good numeracy and literacy skills
  • A good understanding of Health and Safety in terms of lifting and handling regulations
  • The ability to work on your own initiative or as part of a team
  • The ability to work early mornings (Monday to Friday) and occasional evenings and weekends
  • A basic knowledge of Microsoft Office Skills
  • A current 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

View more information and details on how to apply


Senior Technical Officer – Public Protection (Environmental Health)
Employer: Bassetlaw District Council
Reference number: 1474NBHA
Department: Public Protection Team
Location: Worksop
Salary: Grade 6 Salary £27,041 - £29,577 per annum
Working hours: Full time
Closing date: 02 November 2020 at 12:00

Bassetlaw in North Nottinghamshireis home for 117,000 residents and benefits from excellent road and rail connections. The district is blessed with a varied landscape including over 10,000 hectares of woodland, many picturesque villages and three larger towns which provide an enviable choice of lifestyles.

Due to retirement we are looking for an enthusiastic, motivated and experienced Senior Technical Officer to join the Public Protection Team to deliver a range of regulatory functions in relation to the intervention and enforcement actions to food and health and safety.

Being part of the Public Protection Team you will cover a wide range of duties including providing advice and guidance on food safety, food hygiene inspections, workplace safety, investing food/hygiene complaints, infectious disease notifications, reported accidents, sampling, special projects, promotional and training activities.

Amongst other qualities you must hold the higher certificate in food premise inspections or equivalent.

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

  • A minimum of 25 days annual leave rising incrementally each to 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 Hannah Bigden, Public Protection Team Leader (Food, Housing, and Health and Safety) on 01909 533533.

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Housing Assistant
Employer: Bassetlaw District Council
Reference number: 1481HSGA
Department: Housing Services
Location: Worksop
Salary: Grade 2 Salary i.e. £19,312 to £20,493 per annum pro rata
Working hours: Job share | The hours of work will be 18 hours and 30 minutes per week made up by working Monday and Tuesday and alternate Wednesdays
Closing date: 23 October 2020 at 12:00

We have the opportunity for a capable and enthusiastic person to join our busy Admin team based within Housing Services and located at our offices on Hundred Acre Lane, Worksop. 

Based within the Housing Admin team you will be responsible for the operational, clerical and administrative support for the Housing Service; including the administration of Community Centres and the provision of a reception service.

Suitable candidates will possess 4 GCSEs Grade C or above/ L4-9 (or equivalent) including English Language and Mathematics and be computer literate with strong word processing skills along with a minimum of two years’ experience of direct customer contact working in a front line customer focussed environment is essential.

The role requires a person with excellent communication skills, who has the ability to deal with members of the public, prioritise and monitor workloads to meet deadlines, and work in partnership with colleagues or on their own initiative, according to demand.

The hours of work will be 18 hours and 30 minutes per week made up by working Monday and Tuesday and alternate Wednesdays.

We recognise 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.

•         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 parking   

View more information and details on how to apply


Environmental Health Officer
Employer: Bassetlaw District Council
Reference number: 1059NBHA
Department: Neighbourhood Services
Location: Worksop
Salary: Grade 8 i.e. £32,234 to £35,745 per annum
Working hours: Full time | 37 hours per week
Closing date: 02 November 2020 at 12:00

Bassetlaw in North Nottinghamshire is home for 117,000 residents and benefits from excellent road and rail connections. The district is blessed with a varied landscape including over 10,000 hectares of woodland, many picturesque villages and three larger towns which provide an enviable choice of lifestyles.

Due to the retirement of key personnel we are looking to recruit an Environmental Health Officer to the Neighbourhood Team within the Council’s Environmental Health Team.

This role will primarily be responsible for investigating general neighbourhood team complaints relating to a wide range of topics including noise, bonfires, artificial light, odour, fly tipping and littering.

Duties range from initial contact with complainants, through to investigation and service of notices and enforcement action where necessary.

It is therefore essential that you have the ability to communicate effectively, manage a demanding workload and be able to prioritise and manage workloads to meet identified deadlines all to a high standard.

If you possess a relevant qualification in Environmental Health and are EHORB registered, we would love to hear from you.

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

  • A minimum of 25 days annual leave rising incrementally each to 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 Julian Proudman Neighbourhoods Team Leader on 01909 533533.

View more information and details on how to apply



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