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Negotiable in Argyll and Bute, PA31 8RT
£25,184 - £26,206 per year
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Full Time
35 hours per week

Service: Financial Services, Revenues and Benefits

Closing Date: Friday 13th October 2023

Argyll and Bute Council's Revenues and Benefits Team are recruiting 2 temporary Debt Recovery Officers within the Corporate Debt Recovery Team until March 2025. These are full time posts working 35 hours per week and can be based in Campbeltown or Lochgilphead.

You will provide a high quality service by carrying out a variety of debt recovery and administrative duties. This includes assisting in the administration and the collection of debt for the Council including Council Tax and Non Domestic Rates arrears, Housing Benefits Overpayments and Sundry Debt from and Business Improvement District (BIDS) recoveries. Provide progress reports as required, and maintain relevant electronic filing systems and statistics, as well as responding to enquiries from other services and from members of the public in connection with their arrears.

Please refer to the Job Description & Person Specification for the full duties and essential criteria for this post and include all necessary information when applying.

Applicants should note that:-

  • These posts are suitable for job share.
  • This is a temporary post which may be filled on a secondment basis by an employee wishing to gain experience/career development and will be at the discretion of the employee’s director.
  • Pay award pending.

To apply for this vacancy, please click on the Apply Now button at the top of this page.

If you would like clarification on any information contained within the vacancy advert and/or the job description you will require to speak with the recruiting manager, who is:

  • Gail McKay, Corporate Debt Recovery Team Leader
  • Email:
  • Telephone: 01586 555268
  • Reference: ARB13080/BFI00153 & BFI00154

Please note that you cannot apply for this vacancy by contacting the recruiting manager, applications must be made by clicking on the Apply Now button at the top of this page.

Please also note that we do not accept CVs, only applications completed and submitted via the Apply Now button on this page.

We encourage applications from people from all backgrounds and aim to have a workforce that represents the wider society that we serve. We pride ourselves on being an employer of choice. We champion diversity, inclusion and wellbeing and aim to create a workplace where everyone feels valued and a sense of belonging. To find out more about our commitment to this please visit Equality & Diversity Policy.

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