Revenues and Benefits Apprentice
This is a 2 year Fixed Term Contract.
We are looking for an enthusiastic, committed and well organised team player to join us in delivering a professional and exceptional Revenues and Benefits service to the public.
As a Revenues & Benefits Apprentice, your main role will be to learn and deal with all aspects of Council Tax billing, collection including enforcement and the processing of Housing Benefit/Council Tax assessments.
The 2-year Apprenticeship will see you working towards and achieving the Revenue and Welfare Benefits Practitioner – level 4 qualification through a practical work based scheme that allows you to learn, work and obtain a nationally recognised qualification at the same time.
You must be reliable, confident and comfortable working in a busy office environment. Previous experience of dealing with customers either in person or on the telephone would be desirable.
Benefits include 23 days annual leave, Local Government Pension Scheme, and free parking.
For an informal discussion, please contact Ellie Hawkins, Revenues Team Leader on 01276 707185.
Closing date: 7th March 2021
Interviews: To be confirmed
Surrey Heath Borough Council is committed to equality of opportunity in employment and service delivery and welcomes applications from all sectors of the community.
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How to apply
Please apply online via the link provided.
Surrey Heath Borough Council is committed to equality of opportunity in employment and service delivery and welcomes applications from all sectors of the community. If you are unable to apply online for reasons of disability, please call 01276 707396 to discuss any reasonable adjustments that may be made to accommodate your individual requirements.
All successful applicants will be subject to pre-employment checks in line with BPSS guidelines, which includes standard identification, referencing and unspent conviction checks. Surrey Heath Borough Council undertakes not to discriminate unfairly against any subject of a disclosure on the basis of conviction or other information revealed.
For the best chance of successful application, please read the Job Description and Personal Specification fully before applying for this vacancy as it contains information you will need to refer to when applying. We do not accept CV’s submitted without a fully completed application form. To reduce the risk of bias in its recruitment activities, the council is operating an anonymous shortlisting process, which hides personal information that can identify individuals until their application has been considered for shortlisting. If you choose to submit your CV with your application form we request that you remove all your personal details before uploading your CV. This will ensure that Managers cannot see your personal details when completing their shortlist. If you have not heard from the council within 4 weeks of the closing date you should assume that your application has been unsuccessful. All unsuccessful applications will be removed and confidentially disposed of 6 months after the closing date.
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