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Revenues and Benefits Visiting Officer

Full Time




Full Time -  37 hours per week

Salary £20,344—£21,589 per annum

Joining the Council’s Tax Team based in Bideford you will be responsible for Visiting properties within the Torridge area to identify and obtain information required to ensure  the Council hold up to date and accurate records.

Duties of the post involve  investigations, managing and collating visits each week, inspecting properties to monitor new builds and developments, verify discounts, exemptions and disabled relief applications, conducting welfare visits,  obtaining and recording accurate information  and compiling reports of findings.  Experience of working under pressure, meeting tight deadlines and working with the general public is essential. The successful candidate will need to be courteous, tactful and resilient as well as having the ability to  work on their own, be proficient in map reading and absorb and apply the requirements of complex legislation.

For an informal discussion, please contact Sandra Mounce on 01237 428924

Closing date: 26 July 2019

Interview date: 14 August 2019