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Recovery Officer

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The Arc, High Street, Clowne
Salary details
£26,247 to £28,705 per annum
Job term
Full Time
Appointment type
37 hours per week
Closing Date
14 July 2024

Highly motivated individual required to join Bolsover District Council’s busy Revenues & Benefits Team.

Bolsover District Council is a dynamic and ambitious organisation that takes pride in delivering excellent services to our community whilst driving economic growth and environmental sustainability for the district.

Applications are invited from highly motivated candidates who are interested in a career within Local Government and who are committed to providing an excellent service.


We are looking to fill the post of Recovery Officer.  The successful candidate will undertake within a team environment, a multi-functional range of duties relating to the recovery of debts owed to the Authority.

To be successful you will need:

  • demonstrable working knowledge of the Local Government Finance Act 1992,
  • knowledge of the Data Protection Act and Freedom of Information Act,
  • recent proven practical experience of working within a Revenues department of a local authority or similar environment,
  • proven practical experience of dealing with members of the public,
  • computer literacy e.g. use of Microsoft Word, Excel, Internet, Outlook,
  • the ability to organise tasks and duties effectively,
  • the ability to work on own initiative, displaying tact and discretion at all times,
  • the ability to work efficiently and effectively, both as a member of a team and independently,
  • the ability to analyse situations and make decisions,
  • good communication skills to explain complex issues,
  • the ability to demonstrate strong customer focus and a commitment to service improvements.


For a full list of job details and requirements please view the Job Description and Person Specification.


Why work for us?

Bolsover District Council is a great place to work and if you join our team, you will become part of a talented and dedicated workforce. If you are keen to make a difference to people’s lives and develop your skills and experience, we would like to hear from you.

We offer a competitive salary, Local Government Pension Scheme, generous annual leave entitlement and excellent work/life balance initiatives.  Learn more about the benefits of working for us at: Working for the Council - Bolsover District Council

Apply today!

If you are interested in this post, please apply using the online application on our dedicated webpage on Derbyshire Jobs at: Bolsover District Council Vacancies or via Derbyshire - Jobs and Careers by clicking ‘Apply for this job’ and creating an account.  You can save your progress and exit the application at any time, coming back to it at a later stage to complete and submit your application.  Applications close Midnight, 14th July 2024. Interviews scheduled for 23rd and 24th July at The Arc.

Please read the Guidance Notes provided before completing any application and please note that CV’s will not be accepted.

If you do not have internet access, you can request an offline application pack by contacting Bolsover District Council Contact Centre on 01246 242424 or emailing: BDC-HR&

We welcome applications from all sections of the community.

For further information

For an informal discussion about the post please contact Caroline O’Callaghan, Principal Billing & Recovery Officer on Tel No. 01246 242475 or email caroline.o’

If you have not received any communication within 4 weeks of the closing date, please assume you have been unsuccessful on this occasion and we thank you for your interest in the job role.