7th Jun 2019 - NewStart


37 hours per week

Newcastle City Council is seeking to appoint a Home Improvement Officer within the Housing Capital Programme to manage the delivery of home adaptations.

The Council is committed to promoting independence and enabling people to live in their own home. You will provide support to vulnerable customers through the Disabled Facilities Grants and adaptation process. You will also respond to complaints and give advice to customers on housing options and property improvement options.


This is an exciting opportunity to be part of the Council’s Highway Asset Management Team.

The purpose of the role is to manage the condition, maintenance, improvement and renewal / new activities for all of the Council’s highways structure stock (road bridges, underpasses, footbridges, soil retention structures, culverts, retaining walls etc) and to progress this against established and agreed objectives.

Executive Director, Finance & Commercialism

Southampton is a global city of opportunity and this is your chance to be part of the key team driving both the place and public services to the next generation.  The City Council is at the forefront of shaping the future of this unique place, creating growth and investment at the same time as we work to improve and modernise services so that our customers, residents and businesses thrive.  Under the leadership of our new Chief Executive, Sandy Hopkins, we are embarking on a programme of change and a wider review of resources for delivery. Some of this change will help empower our staff to think and act commercially, continue building partnerships and shape new and improved models of delivery.  As Executive Director, Finance & Commercialism you will be working at the top table, playing a key leadership role across the organisation and at the forefront of our commercialisation agenda. You will breathe energy, creativity and innovation into the financial perspective of our organisation whilst building a corporate culture grounded in an understanding of the cost and value of our public services.

Housing Advice and Allocations Assistant

Warwick District Council’s Housing Service manages over 6,000 residential dwellings as well as managing the Housing Register allocating homes to our own and Housing Association properties.

This is an interesting and varied role providing an advice and administration service for lettings and homelessness, as well as general housing advice.

The post holder will provide excellent customer service, ensuring that enquiries on the phone, in person and via email are responded to effectively and efficiently.

Cohesion Worker – 2 Posts

Job 1: 37 Hours this role has a focus on Capacity Building

Job 2: 37 Hours this is a fixed term appointment up to June 2020 to cover a secondment

You will work as part of the Cohesion Team and report to the Faith & Integration Manager. The role will work across the Kirklees district in communities and neighbourhoods as directed by your manager.

Revenues Officer

The Council Tax team is looking for somebody to join a team responsible for making sure that Chelmsford residents receive accurate Council Tax bills and that Council Tax is collected quickly and efficiently.  You will be expected to liaise with official bodies to ensure that properties are brought into the Council Tax lists at the appropriate time and that their banding is accurately reflected in our records.  You will also be responsible for explaining the content of the bills and making arrangements with taxpayers regarding repayment of outstanding liabilities.  You will need to be able to vary your communication style depending on the situation to achieve the best outcome for the Council, while still offering excellent customer service.  This will not be an entirely desk-based role as, from time to time, visits to taxpayers in their own homes may be required, so a confident and professional manner is also essential.


37 hours per week

Newcastle City Council Revenues, Benefits & Exchequer Team is undergoing major transformation and we are implementing leaner operating models and we are looking to recruit an experienced officer to join our successful and dynamic team.

As a Business Systems Development Officer, you will be responsible for ensuring that Revenues and Benefits core business systems and portals are modern, efficient and cost effective to meet service user and customer requirements.

Accountant – Business Partner

The role: We are looking for an Accountant to be part of the Financial Management Division. The role will act as a financial business link with directorate service leads, providing strategic financial support and advice to enable effective financial planning and management.

You’ll need: To be an ambitious qualified or qualifying accountant with excellent communication skills, who is analytical and solution-focused. You will also need to be flexible and professional, helping us to drive change, and work pro-actively to deliver a first class service.

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