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Revenues and Benefits Apprentice

Revenue & Benefits Apprentice (18 month Fixed Term contract to start in December 2020)

Salary: £23,978 (inc of Local Weighting)

Hours: 37 per week, with 1 day per week off to attend college or study

Location: Will usually be Watford Borough Council, Town Hall Watford. However, in line with current guidelines this role will be predominantly remotely until at least January 2021.

The Department:- Revenues and Benefits Shared Services

What we are looking for:

We are looking for an apprentice to join our busy and fast moving Revenues and Benefits team.

You will learn how to deal with all aspects of the recovery of Council Tax, Business Rates, Housing Benefits Overpayments & Sundry Debts, by telephone, through email or correspondence and maintain a high level of customer service, balancing this with a need to maximise collection.

You will also gain a qualification in Business Administration Level 3 from West Herts College.

About Three Rivers District Council

Three Rivers District in South West Hertfordshire straddles the North West corner of the M25 on the edge of Greater London. The district is a mixture of beautiful countryside, villages and small towns. The area has a diverse range of sectors and businesses and is a centre for the film industry with Warner Brothers at Leavesden forming part of a studio cluster along with Elstree and Pinewood is a short drive away.

At a glance
• 700 historic assets and 22 conservation areas, 77% of the district is in the Green Belt.
• 1,914 NNDR registered businesses with the economy providing 39,000 jobs
• Very low crime rate
• The district ranks highly for business registrations and start ups with a highly skilled and trained workforce, high employment levels with GVA and weekly earnings above average.

What we offer:-
We offer an excellent benefits package, including competitive salary, 28 days holiday - rising to 30 days, a generous employer contribution pension scheme, life assurance, flexible working, career development, on-site parking, cycle-to-work scheme, discounted leisure centre membership, employee volunteering schemes and access to discounted activities and days out.

Closing Date: 29 November 2020

Interview Date: 7 December 2020, via video call.

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Jane Walker on 01923 278023

A basic DBS check will be carried out for this post.

To apply for this role, please visit our jobs portal.