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Craven District Council

Assessment Officers and Assessment & Inspections Officer

We are recruiting for three Officers in our busy Revenues and Benefits team. Closing date: 5th June

Permanent

Full time, 37 hours per week

Scale 2-4, £18,887 - £22,129 per year (dependent on experience)

We are looking for enthusiastic, organised individuals who have a keen eye for detail. An enquiring mind and an ability to solve problems is a must!

The role of Assessment Officer is varied, covering the compilation and maintenance of council tax, business rates and housing benefit records, reviewing entitlement to benefit, discounts and exemptions and dealing with customers.

Although working as part of a team you will also need to act on your own initiative. The successful applicant is likely to have experience of Northgate and knowledge and experience of council tax and / or housing benefit.

As this is a fairly specialised role, you will be supported as you develop your existing skills and learn new ones, and you will receive training as necessary.

We’re a flexible employer and although this post is a full-time role, we are interested to hear from candidates who would like alternative approaches.

If this appeals to you and your experience, we’d love you to get in touch. For an informal discussion, or if you have any questions about the post, please contact Deborah Davies, ddavies@cravendc.gov.uk, or Rachel Waddington, rwaddington@cravendc.gov.uk.

Please state which roles you are applying for on your application form. 

For an application form please visit our How to Apply page.

Interview date to be confirmed