London Borough of Lewisham

Job Ref: RES-19-054

Job type: full time
Closing date: Sunday 20 October 2019
Contract Type: Temporary, 18 months      
Salary: £25,740 - £27,192 pa (Scale 5)

The role

The authority has introduced a team to specifically protect the Council’s revenue.  Timely reviews of Council Tax discounts and exemptions will be undertaken to ensure they are appropriately and accurately awarded.  In addition, the Council’s longstanding arrears will be methodically reviewed on a case by case basis and decisions made on the appropriate next course of action.  The team will be self-financing - retention on a results basis.    




Laurence House, Catford, SE6 4RU


What we’re looking for


To be considered for this role ideally you should have GCSE or equivalent in Maths and English in addition to:

· a basic understanding of Council Tax legislation

· good communication and interpersonal skills

· experience of dealing with customers

· a methodical approach to your work

· the ability to work to deadlines

· the ability to use a wide range of IT packages.


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


£25,740 -£27,192 pa (Scale 5) 


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 2019 at 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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