Job vacancies

Welcome from Elaine Jackson, Acting Chief ExecutiveElaine Jackson

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. 

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.

In return we’ll offer you a lively and supportive, flexible environment with lots of opportunities to progress in your career.

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. 

Disability Confident EmployerElaine Jackson
Acting Chief Executive

 

We are looking for a highly motivated and driven individual to become our Chief Finance and S151 Officer, leading our team of finance specialists working in an ambitious and modern environment.

It’s a great time to be working at the Council. Based at the Council Offices in Oxted, the role is varied and challenging and is an excellent opportunity to:

  • Deliver the Council’s financial strategy.
  • Play a key role in ensuring good governance is at the heart of all of the Council’s work.
  • Be the lead financial advisor on projects to regenerate the district.
  • Play an active part in generating income through the Council’s commercial activity.
  • Oversee the Council’s internal audit, exchequer and insurance services.
  • Work closely with all parts of the Council, including our senior management team and members.
  • Be part of a friendly, collaborative and supportive team, where flexible working is encouraged. You’ll also receive competitive benefits and a local government pension scheme.

We’re looking for an experienced and highly motivated financial leader, who:

  • Can provide high level strategic leadership that is both financial and corporate.
  • Ensures compliance with financial, statutory and constitutional requirements.
  • Is experienced in transformational activity to deliver more efficient ways of working.
  • Has experience of financial governance of commercial developments in the public sector.
  • Is a qualified accountant with substantial experience of working in the public sector, preferably within local government.
  • Has knowledge of relevant legislation and welcomes the challenge of delivering financial savings for the Council.
  • Has a track record of achieving results and demonstrating strong commercial acumen in organisations going through continuous improvement.

To be successful in this role you’ll need to be collaborative and share our ambition for delivering the best for the Council and the district. You may already be a Deputy S151 Officer looking to make your next move, or an experienced S151 Officer seeking wider management experience at a council that values collaboration and innovation.

If this sounds like something that would interest you, or if you’d like to find out more about the role, please contact our Acting Chief Executive, Elaine Jackson, on 01883 732717, or e-mail ejackson@tandridge.gov.uk.

Salary: £72,923 - £82,092 p.a. depending on experience
Hours: 37 hours per week.
Location: Council Offices, Surrey

How to apply

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

Please apply online.

Timetable for recruitment

Application closing date

30 April 2020

Are you an enthusiastic team player, with a flexible approach? Do you have excellent customer services skills and thrive on a challenge?

We are looking for a Customer Services Apprentice, with great communication skills and a positive can-do attitude, to join our team.

Our Customer Services team is the first point of contact for residents and also provides administration support to other council teams.

In addition to studying towards a nationally recognised qualification in Customer Services (NVQ Level 2), the position will also provide valuable work experience and the opportunity to learn and use a variety of software and IT systems.

The role will involve daily contact with residents and internal/external customers (face to face on reception, by e-mail and telephone) providing advice and guidance on a variety of service area enquiries. As well as indexing incoming documents from customers and providing administration support to other council teams.

Salary: National minimum wage (dependent on age)
Hours: 37 hours per week
Location: Council Offices, Surrey

How to apply

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

Please apply online.

Timetable for recruitment

Application closing date

30 April 2020