1 x secondment* Revenues & Benefits Manager (M8) starting July 2020 to June 2021. Salary £43662 - £47253.
- Located in central Brighton a short walk from the sea.
- 25 days paid holiday annually. (27 days after 5 years’ service)
- Flexible working within a shift pattern environment.
- Able to accrue up to 2 extra flexi days leave a month.
- Local Government Pension Scheme.
- Management Induction programme
About the role
We are looking for an enthusiastic and driven manager who is comfortable with leading through change and is motivated by public service ethics and achieving positive outcomes for customers.
Collecting £280m of council tax and business rates and administering £120m of Housing benefits plus an additional £31m in discretionary awards Brighton & Hove Revenues & Benefits service is one of the largest in the south East.
You will be joining a management team of seven in taking collective responsibility for the delivery and development of the service with specific line management responsibility for several teams. The post requires a full range of managerial skills and an ability to work in a fast paced and constantly changing environment.
Direct or analogous experience of working in a Revenues and Benefits / local government environment would be advantageous. The role is initially until June 2021 pending a review of the service requirements in light of the roll out of Universal Credit and COVID-19 impact.
*Eligibility to Apply for Secondments
Permanent employees are eligible to apply for a secondment where they have:
held their current post for at least twelve months, obtained agreement from their line manager and have a defined development need that may be met through the secondment or there is a defined organisational need that will be met via the secondment
Temporary employees are not eligible to apply for vacancies on a secondment basis, but would be offered a standard fixed-term contract.
IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR MANAGERS:
As soon as your job has been approved by the recruitment team your role will be published into redeployment for a period of 1 week (unless you are affected by a period of vacancy controls). Your job will then be posted externally for a 2 week period once redeployment has finished.
If you have specific dates in mind for advertising, please make this clear in the job notes section below.
You also need to put your chosen application method and business case in the notes section. The 4 application methods are listed below:
- Application Form & Statement
- Application Form & Branching questions
- CV & Statement
- CV & Branching questions
Your starting salary will be pro rata if the above position is part-time or term-time only.
Work Permits: we may be able to obtain a Work Permit for this post but this is subject to meeting the requirements of the UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) Points-based Immigration System.
From 6 April 2011 the Home Office has placed a permanent restriction on the number of migrant workers that all Tier 2 (General) Sponsors can recruit. Due to the restrictions we cannot guarantee that individuals that meet the requirements of the Points-based Immigration System will be issued with clearance to obtain work permits.
Please see the Orbis Partnership webpage for further details on Orbis.
Please note that this post is subject to a Basic Disclosure Criminal Records Check.
We welcome applications from all sections of the community but particularly encourage applicants from a BME or White Other background as well as those who identify as, LGB, male or trans as these groups are currently under-represented in our Directorate workforce.
As part of Brighton & Hove City Council's ongoing commitment to redeployment, please note that this vacancy may be withdrawn at any stage of the recruitment process, without prior notice if a suitable redeployee (internal employee at risk of redundancy) is identified.