Corporate Debt Collection Officer x3

London Borough of Lewisham

Job Ref: RES-19-055
Job Type:
Full time, 35 hours
Closing date:
Sunday 20 October 2019
Contract Type:
Temporary (18 months)           
£30,612 - £32,400 pa (SO1)

The role 


Working as part of a team you will be responsible for the efficient and effective collection and recovery of debts and other income owed to the Council in one of the following areas; Adult Social Care, Housing Benefit Overpayments or Miscellaneous debts such as commercial rent and trade waste.




Laurence House, Catford, SE6 4RU


What we’re looking for


You should have experience of;

Working in a debt collection, benefit recovery or similar environment
Dealing with challenging customers
Excellent debt negotiation skills
High Level knowledge of legislation relating to recovery of unpaid debt in order to provide advice


In return, we’ll offer excellent development opportunities, plus a range of benefits that includes a career average pension scheme, flexible working and the opportunity to make a real difference to our local community.

Salary details


£30,612 - £32,400 pa (SO1)


Further information


For an informal discussion, please contact Shirrell Moore on 0208 314 4672

Lewisham Borough Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share in this commitment.

We value diversity and welcome applications from all backgrounds.

For a full job description and person specification, and for further information about the recruitment process, please click on the links below.

To apply please click on 'apply for job' at the top of the page.


Closing date


Sunday, 20 October 2018, 11:59pm
Interview / Test Date: w/c 4 November 2019

The Council reserves the right to close adverts early if there is a large response.


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