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Council Tax Officer / Revenues & Benefits Officer - Lewisham

Job Title: Council Tax Officer / Revenues & Benefits Officer - Lewisham
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Lewisham
Salary: £25.52 - 25.52 per hour
REF: PM1051537
Contact Name: Parbej Miah
Contact Email:
Job Published: 10 days ago

Job Description

Council Tax Officer / Revenues & Benefits Officer – Lewisham (Temp Vacancy)

Umbrella Pay Rate: £25.52ph

Full-Time (37 hours)

Job Purpose:

  • Efficiently and effectively recover debts. 
  • Maximise collection in accordance with Financial Procedures and statutory regulations.  Provide a high standard of service to customers
  • Ensure all necessary action is taken to collect revenue efficiently and effectively & process applications for discounts and other reliefs, with due regard to internal and external fraud prevention and detection.
  • Review existing discounts, exemptions awards to verify authenticity.  Where inappropriate awards or those obtain by deception are identified, take swift action to recover the debt.
  • Ensure all work is carried out in accordance with procedures, agreed time scales and those dictated by legislation.
  • Deal with difficult queries including complaints by correspondence, telephone, face to face and electronically, ensuring timely, accurate, appropriate responses.
  • Undertake proactive work and participate in outreach work to improve collection.
  • Prepare records and maintain statistics as directed. Deal with system reports and other output as required.
  • Adhere to the Data Protection Act and be aware of your personal responsibilities.
  • Promote the Council’s Equal Opportunities Policies and Values.
  • Provide a high standard of service with commitment to customer care and equal opportunities.

We offer:

  • 24 hour one on one specialist consultant based within your geographical area
  • 4Recruitment Services Employee Benefits Programme
  • Our own dedicated payroll support ensuring you get the full benefits of your payment

Recruitment is done in line with safe recruitment practices. 4Recruitment Services is an equal opportunities employer.

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