Revenues and Benefits Support Officer

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.

About Watford Borough Council
Watford is an urban borough in South West Hertfordshire; The borough has excellent transport links with mainline rail connections to London. Watford is the centre of a sub region serving around 500,000 people living within a 20 minute travelling time catchment. As part of the London commuter belt Watford is strongly influenced by London
which brings the benefits of a buoyant economy.

At a glance
• £1.4bn local investment happening – mix of public and private funding
• 5 major development and regeneration projects happening
• 3500 registered businesses
• Higher than average working age population
• Skilled workforce
• Affordable local housing market
• Home to many major international head offices

What we are looking for:-
The Revenues and Benefits Support Team provide crucial support to our Benefits, Council Tax, Business Rates & Recovery Teams on a 6 month fixed term contract. You will be responsible for the essential support of opening and distributing incoming post, scanning and indexing documents to the relevant departments, ensuring prompt dispatch of outgoing post along with the provisions of administration support which includes setting up, Direct Debits for Council Tax and Business Rates.

What we offer:-
Salary range £24,398 to £26,333 inclusive of London Weighting Allowance.
We offer an excellent benefits package, including competitive salary, 28 days holiday - rising to 30 days (if applicable), a generous employer contribution pension scheme, life assurance, flexible working, career development, free on-site parking, cycle-to-work scheme, discounted leisure centre membership, employee volunteering schemes and access to discounted activities and days out.

Closing Date: 24.01.23

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Fay Harper, Revenues & Benefits Support Team Leader (T:) 01923 278009

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

To apply for this role, please click here.