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Bailiff Collection Officer

Employer: London Borough of Newham

  • Reference: LBN01116
  • Published on: Thu 10/08/2017 23:59 PM
  • Closing on: Mon 28/08/2017 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time, Permanent
  • Hours:
  • Salary: £22,506 - £24,510
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Newham

OneSource Enforcement Services is a shared serviced partnership between The London Borough of Newham and the London Borough of Havering. This in-house Enforcement Team, operates within the M25 and is responsible for the collection of a variety of Council debts, including Council Tax, Road Traffic and Business Rates.

Bailiff Collection Officer
£22,506 - £24,510 pa

You will be required to conduct outbound telephone collections to debtors in order to secure payment from defaulters. You will also be required to answer correspondence from debtors along with dealing with e-mail and incoming telephone enquiries.

You will also assist with the administartion of the bailiff team, including ordering stationery,providing system generated reports and liaising with other Council departments.

You will be required to conduct outbound telephone calling to secure payment from defaulters. You will have experience of debt collection, and have worked in the same or similar environment. You should have the ability to deal with difficult calls, and have good written and verbal skills.

The London Borough of Newham is a Disability Confident employer. Candidates who declare that they have a disability in accordance with the Equality Act 2010 and meet the essential criteria as specified in the Job Profile will be guaranteed an interview.

Priority consideration on all advertised roles will be given to London Borough of Newham Redeployees.

The London Borough of Newham is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable groups and expects staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Please be aware that a Disclosure and Barring Scheme (DBS) check will be required for any position with access to these groups under the provision of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.

In addition, the Authority reserves the right to request employees undertake a basic disclosure check (Disclosure Scotland) where required for the role this includes anyone who has access to (or information obtained directly from) a government database, or has a GCSX account. These posts will be required to have a Basic Disclosure Scotland check as per the requirements of BPSS (Baseline Personnel Security Standards).

Should you require any help or advice with your online application, please contact the Recruitment Help Desk on: 0203 373 0909.

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