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Revenues and Welfare Benefits Apprentice

  • Employer: London Borough Of Waltham Forest
  • Reference: F&H/21/162941
  • Published: Thu 26/08/2021, 11:55 AM
  • Closing on: Thu 07/10/2021, 23:56 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36 hours per week
  • Salary: Apprentice Level 4 £20,365.88
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Waltham Forest

 

 24 months contract.

We are looking to recruit 5 x full-time enthusiastic apprentices that must be willing to work pro-actively as part of our Revenues & Benefits service .   

This is an exciting opportunity to embark on a challenging and rewarding career in a constantly changing environment.  We are looking for 5 x full time, enthusiastic, energetic apprentices to work within the Revenues & Benefits service.

Successful candidates will be provided with thorough training which will help them acquire the skills and knowledge to enable them to successfully fill posts within a revenues and benefit environment.  At the conclusion of the training successful candidate will be able to assist the Council in performing functions such as:

  • Billing, collection and enforcement of Council Tax and Non-Domestic Rates.
  • Assessment and administration Housing Benefit, Council Tax Reduction and discretionary awards.
  • Collection and recovery of Housing Benefit overpayment and other sundry debts.
  • Inspection of residential and commercial premises.
  • Liaison and communication with residents and other stakeholders.
  • Answering enquiries from customers in writing, on the telephone and in person.
  • Supporting colleagues throughout the Council to enable them to work efficiently.
  • Assisting officers attending Magistrates Court, County Court and Tribunals.

The successful candidates will:

  • Have a basic understanding of the importance of the services provided by local authority including the ways in which these services are funded.
  • Possess the ability to read and understand complex legislation and written procedures and policies which will be evidenced in part by a minimum of 5 Grade A-C /5-9 GCSE.
  • Have a qualification in maths and English at Grade A-C / 5-9 GCSE
  • Be able to organise and prioritise a challenging and varied workload and know when to approach colleagues for assistance.

 

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  • Equal Opportunities Policy Statement and Equality Act 2010 guidance
  • Revenues and Welfare Benefits Apprentice JD
  • Employer: London Borough Of Waltham Forest
  • Reference: F&H/21/162941
  • Published: Thu 26/08/2021, 11:55 AM
  • Closing on: Thu 07/10/2021, 23:56 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36 hours per week
  • Salary: Apprentice Level 4 £20,365.88
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Waltham Forest

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