We've noticed you are using Internet Explorer. This is an outdated Web Browser and is not supported by this website. Consider switching to a moden Web Browser like Google Chrome.
The local government jobs site from Jobsgopublic

Visiting Officer - Revenues & Benefits

  • Employer: Dartford Borough Council
  • Reference: DBC/VO
  • Published: Thu 12/01/2023, 14:17 PM
  • Closing on: Sun 05/02/2023, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Part Time
  • Hours: 33 hours per week, Monday- Friday. Flexi time available. Free parking.
  • Salary: £24,393 Pro-Rated per annum increasing to £26,461 Pro-Rated per annum following 12 months satisfactory performance
  • DBS Check: Yes
  • Location: Kent

We are looking for a reliable and enthusiastic Visiting Officer to join the Dartford and Sevenoaks Revenues & Benefits shared service, which is Homeworking and Sevenoaks District Council based.

The main duties are:

  • To undertake visits providing full reports for each visit, using mobile phones to capture evidence and completing application forms as required
  • To undertake visits for the Revenues & Benefits Team to verify occupations/vacations and to gather evidence for entitlement to reliefs/discounts and benefits
  • To undertake regular trawl visits of Council Tax discounted properties and void Business Rate properties
  • To monitor construction of new domestic and commercial developments, recording progress and issuing completion notices at the appropriate time

The successful candidate will preferably have experience of working in a Revenues & Benefits environment or a similar customer-facing environment.

A full UK driving licence is essential for this post.

This post is considered by DBC to be a customer-facing position. The Council therefore has a statutory duty under Part 7 of the Immigration Act (2016) to ensure that post holders have a command of spoken English sufficient for the effective performance of the job requirements.

33 hours per week, Monday- Friday. Flexi time available. Free parking.

“The Council is an Equal Opportunities Employer”

We reserve the right to close this vacancy before the advertised closing date. Please apply early to avoid disappointment.

Downloads

  • Visiting Officer - Job Profile

How to Apply

Please complete your application by using the apply button below

Do not send your CV – only fully completed application forms will be accepted

Apply Now

  • Employer: Dartford Borough Council
  • Reference: DBC/VO
  • Published: Thu 12/01/2023, 14:17 PM
  • Closing on: Sun 05/02/2023, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Part Time
  • Hours: 33 hours per week, Monday- Friday. Flexi time available. Free parking.
  • Salary: £24,393 Pro-Rated per annum increasing to £26,461 Pro-Rated per annum following 12 months satisfactory performance
  • DBS Check: Yes
  • Location: Kent

Vacancy Location