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Revenues & Benefits Assistant
Employer: Bassetlaw District Council
Reference number: FPS0703P
Department: Revenues & Benefits
Location: Worksop
Salary: Salary Scale 2 i.e. £18,065 - £18,426, per annum (Subject to Job Evaluation)
Working hours: Full time | 37 hours per week
Closing date: 21 October 2019 at 12:00

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

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

·        Experience of using a document management system (e.g scanning)

·        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.

The benefits include 24 days annual leave rising to 29 days after 5 years’ service, in addition to Bank Holidays, an extra day over the Christmas period and access to the Local Government Pension Scheme.

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Head of Neighbourhood Services
Employer: Bassetlaw District Council
Reference number:
Department: Neighbourhood Services
Location: Worksop
Salary: £60,236 to £67,059 per annum
Working hours: Full time
Closing date: 28 October 2019 at 12:00

“We found Bassetlaw DC to be a ‘happy council’ with higher than expected staff morale and commitment. We were very impressed with the ‘one team’ ethos which came out time and time again as we spoke to people within the organisation.” LGA Peer Review

Come and work for a Council with a difference in Bassetlaw, North Nottinghamshire

We are looking for a dynamic individual who can respond to the challenges of the green agenda, the unfolding national waste strategy and the development of sport in the district. You will lead on the management and delivery of the following: Waste Management & Street Cleaning, Environmental Health, Parks & Open Spaces and Active Communities.

You will hold a recognised relevant professional qualification with a proven track record in managing successfully and delivering sustained improvements in a relevant service area. With a sound understanding of strategy development and experience in service planning and budget management, you will also have proven experience of working successfully with elected members to deliver quality services.

As Head of Service, you will be a key member of the Council’s corporate management team, it is therefore essential that you are a good team player with a one-team ethos. We are looking for an innovative and positive individual, with good people skills, who can drive change and help the Council achieve our strategic and corporate objectives.

If you are a natural leader with a strategic and service improvement focus and are looking for a new challenge, this is a great opportunity for you to further your career in a dynamic environment and shape services for the future.

To apply, please visit our recruitment website at or for an informal discussion please contact Chief Executive, Neil Taylor or Director of Regeneration and Neighbourhoods, David Armiger on 01909 533 266.

Benefits include: 35 days annual leave plus bank holidays, Local Government Pension Scheme, allocated parking and relocation expenses.

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