Job vacancies

Welcome from Louise Round, Chief Executive

Hello and thank you for taking the time to find out more about our current vacancies at Tandridge District Council.

We are a small but ambitious Council with big challenges ahead and these roles are crucial in helping us meet those challenges. 

Following our customer first transformation programme we now have a number of positions that we need to fill across the organisation. Detail of these roles can be accessed through the links provided.

We are looking for creative, enthusiastic and dynamic candidates who thrive on working in a fast pace and changing environment. You should be passionate about internal and external customer service to help us engage with our residents, businesses, staff and other stakeholders.

If all this resonates with you and sounds like the kind of challenge that will get you out of bed in the morning, we look forward to hearing from you. 

Louise Round
Chief Executive

We are looking for a case officer with great communications skills and a positive can-do attitude to join us in our Strategy and Commissioning Team.

Strategy and Commissioning sets direction, within the context of the Council’s vision and political steer, to achieve the Council’s ambitions and enhance its reputation. We are developing a team of multi-skilled Case Officers delivering a high degree of resilience across all themes within Strategy and Commissioning which include Communications and Policy.

Current projects include the following: -

  • Local Plan - currently with the government inspector
  • Garden Village development at Godstone
  • Oxted Regeneration, Caterham Regeneration/Asset Management team
  • New Asset management arm with funding to purchase property both within and outside of the district.
  • Tandridge Lottery

The position will provide valuable work experience across a range of council services and the opportunity to learn and use a variety of software and IT systems.

The appointment of this post will be made between TA1 and TA2 (£20,735 - £28,693), therefore applicants must demonstrate they meet this grade as described in the Role Specification.

If you are a team player with a flexible approach and willingness to learn; if you enjoy a challenge and have a ‘can-do’ attitude, then this role could be the ideal opportunity for you to launch a career in the public sector.

Salary: £20,735 - £28,693
Hours: 37 hours per week.
Location: Council Offices, Oxted

How to apply

Before you apply, please ensure you have read the role specification

Please apply online.

Timetable for recruitment

Application closing date 22 August 2019
Interview date  29 August 2019

 

Case Officers in the Resident Support Theme deliver services to some of the more vulnerable residents of the District including Homelessness, Housing Needs, Housing Benefits and Council Tax Support.  The Team are also responsible for the effective management of the Council’s housing stock. 

In this role you will be providing administrative and clerical support to your colleagues.  No two days will be the same, activities will be varied including such things as answering the telephone and dealing with customer enquiries, responding to emails and on-line communications, producing letters via templates and mail merge, scanning and filing (electronically) of key documents, checking and validating applications, processing orders and invoices, data -entry and database management and scheduling meetings and appointments.

Experience of delivering administration services in an office environment is essential while experience of working in a local authority or similar organisation would be an advantage.

The ideal applicant will:

  • Be an experienced administrator
  • Have excellent customer service and communication skills
  • Be a team player who can work in a flexible and supportive manner
  • Be able to handle multiple tasks at once and manage their own time well
  • Deliver their work to a consistently high standard
  • Understand the importance of confidentiality
  • Have excellent IT skills, proficient in using Microsoft Office

Role specification.

Salary: £20,735 - £24,441
Hours: 37 hours per week (part-time will be considered)
Location: Council Offices, Oxted

How to apply

Before you apply, please ensure you have read the role specification.

Please apply online.

Timetable for recruitment

Application closing date 26 August 2019
Interview date  Week commencing 2 September 2019

 

Case Officers in the Regulatory Theme deliver services that protect the public, the environment, homes and communities including planning, enforcement, land charges, licensing and events and commercial services such as parking permits, cesspool emptying and burials.    

In this role you will be providing administrative and clerical support to your colleagues.  No two days will be the same, activities will be varied including such things as answering the telephone and dealing with customer enquiries, responding to emails and on-line communications, producing letters via templates and mail merge, scanning and filing (electronically) of key documents,  data -entry and database management and scheduling meetings and appointments.

Experience of working in an office environment would be an advantage.

The ideal applicant will:

  • Have excellent customer service and communication skills
  • Be a team player who can work in a flexible and supportive manner
  • Be able to handle multiple tasks at once and manage their own time well
  • Deliver their work to a consistently high standard with great attention to detail
  • Understand the importance of confidentiality
  • Have excellent IT skills, proficient in using Microsoft Office

Role specification.

Salary: £17,364 - £20,190
Hours: 37 hours per week (part-time will be considered)
Location: Council Offices, Oxted

How to apply

Before you apply, please ensure you have read the role specification.

Please apply online.

Timetable for recruitment

Application closing date 26 August 2019
Interview date  Week commencing 2 September 2019