Case Management Officer - Council Tax and/or Business Rates - EXPERIENCE ESSENTIAL

Salary £19,817 to £22,700 (Salary will depend on experience)

Permanent Post

Full Time or Part Time – hours to suit

Do you want to make a difference?

We are committed to making a positive difference for all the residents, businesses and visitors to Eastleigh and we are proud to be delivering on our promise to create sustainable communities and increase employment & wellbeing opportunities for all.

Your new role

We are looking for an experienced, self-motivated and committed professional to join us in our Council Tax and Business rates area of the Case Management Team.  We provide high standards of performance and customer service to our customers through the administration of Council Tax and Business Rates accounts. We have over 55,000+ properties in the Borough and are growing with new businesses and development. You will process applications and requests within these areas and liaise closely with customers to ensure an efficient, timely and helpful service.

Day to day the team use various IT systems including O365, IDOX and Academy.  We maintain contact with each other through Microsoft Teams, weekly team meetings, one to ones and in team training.

About you:

You will have a strong background in Council Tax and/or Business Rates role and be willing to constantly learn and improve new systems and processes. With excellent communication skills you will have an inclusive and helpful approach, the ability to prioritise, to handle various data and queries, whilst remaining calm and professional.  This is a busy working environment, so you will need to be resilient, adaptable and enjoy being part of a great team.

About us:

We are a team of 10 Revenues CMOs working with 3 specialist colleagues and 1 Lead Specialist; we work together and individually to deliver high quality council tax and business rates services. We sit within a wider Service Delivery Case Management team of around 50 busy and friendly colleagues.

The key for us has always been to have a supportive team environment to enable us all to work to our full potential.     In these current times we believe this has never been more important.

You will be working in an organisation that is truly committed to a flexible and enjoyable work environment. The role is open to those seeking full time or part time hours; for us the most important point is about having a good match with the skills advertised, our values, behaviours and attitude to work.

We are passionate about personal and professional development for all staff, offering exceptional conditions of employment, plus the chance to make a lasting difference to the community of Eastleigh.

Our benefits include:

  • Local Government pension scheme (defined benefits scheme)
  • Up to 27 days annual leave (dependent on local government service)
  • Flexible working scheme
  • Excellent working environment
  • Support for continuous professional development
  • Good work life balance

If you have the skills and motivation we are looking for and this is of interest to you, we would love to hear from you.

To apply, please send your application form and CV to hrinfo@eastleigh.gov.uk

Closing date:         22 June 2020

Interview date:      30 June 2020. Interviews will be held remotely via video conferencing, depending on government guidelines.