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Job Summary

Contract Type:
Temporary
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
24/06/2020
Advert End Date:
19/07/2020 23:59
Salary:
£153.55 per week (NMW in second year)
Allowances:
n/a
Hours per week:
37
Job Category:
Apprenticeships
Vacancy ID:
198375
Employment Location:
Green Lane, Spennymoor
Post Number:
RES/20/175

Job details 

Closing date:
19 Jul


Further information

As a Transactional Finance Apprentice, you will develop skills, knowledge and experience working in Payments Income & Support and Assessments & Awards that are both part of the wider Finance & Transactional Services team within the Resources service of Durham County Council.

You will be based in one of the teams below:
Collections – working in a busy customer facing team responsible for the collection and recovery of council tax and business rates. Council tax and business rates are used to pay for essential services across the county and this team ensures that prompt action is taken to recover any outstanding taxes, whilst taking into account an individual’s circumstances.

Debtors – responsible for the management, administration and collection of Council revenue relating to sundry debts, including Adult Social Care debt.

The apprenticeship will be based in Green Lane, Spennymoor but you may be required to work at any council workplace within County Durham.

You will be studying towards the Business Administrator Level 3 via the council’s training provider, Adult Learning and Skills Service (ALSS).

You must either have or expect to achieve 4 GCSE’s at Grades A-C/9-4 or hold an equivalent and relevant qualification, together with good communication & IT skills and an ability to work as part of a team.

Further information about this apprenticeship can be found in the supporting documents section.

This vacancy was previously advertised in February 2020 but due to COVID19, it was put on hold. Previous applicants who have applied for this vacancy need not apply.

If you require any additional information on this apprenticeship please contact Michelle Smithson - email: michelle.smithson@durham.gov.uk or tel: 03000 263552

It is anticipated that interviews will be held between 3rd and 14th August 2020.


In line with the County Council's Recruitment and Selection Policy, please note that we are unable to accept CVs. Any information provided on CVs will not be considered for short-listing purposes.

Apply on-line or for further assistance contact Payroll and Employee Services via email on email pesresources@durham.gov.uk.

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