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Revenues and Benefits Apprenticeship (Ref: 50047574)

Place of work: Westridge/County Hall/Home working

Grade: Intermediate / Advanced Apprenticeship Wage (National Minimum Wage dependant on age)

Vacancy Reference: 50047574

Closing Date: 28/09/2022

Contract Type: Advanced Apprenticeship
Hours: 37 per week


Fixed term until qualification if completed (within 24 months)

The Isle of Wight Council is looking to recruit an apprentice to provide administration and clerical support in relation to Council Tax, Housing Benefit, Local Council Tax Support and Blue Badges.

You must be flexible and able to work accurately and to deadlines in a performance driven environment. Duties include the checking of personal and financial information received from customers, the Department for Work & Pensions and from other agencies. After training, you will be required to process information relating to benefit claims and blue badges, as well as answering customer enquiries on the telephone.


For further information or an informal discussion, please contact Nicki Williams or Emma Bull, on 01983 821000 ext 8937 or 8980.


Find out more about working for the Isle of Wight Council and living on the Island here.

A relocation scheme of up to £8,000 is available to new employees subject to qualifying criteria. Further details are available upon request.

The Isle of Wight Council protects its employees from discrimination and this is supported by the Unacceptable Behaviour Policy, Employee Code of Conduct and Behaviours Framework. We actively promote the diversity of our workforce and we provide flexible working options (where appropriate) to support the different needs of our employees.

The Isle of Wight Council is an equal opportunities employer, who is proud to encourage applications from all cultures, backgrounds and abilities to better reflect the diversity within our local community. In addition to this, we are also a Disability Confident Employer. Along with a number of other areas of commitments, this means that providing you meet the basic essential requirements of the advertised role and have declared yourself as disabled, you will be offered an opportunity for an interview within the council.

Please view information pack and complete your job application online at Telephone 01983 823134 or email if you need further information about applying. Please note only applications completed and submitted online by the closing date will be accepted.

We often receive a high volume of applicants for our vacancies. If you do not hear from the recruiting manager within three weeks of the closing date, we regret that your application will not have been successful on this occasion. If unsuccessful, we actively encourage you to revisit our job pages and apply to alternate posts that may be suitable.



Closing Date: 28th September 2022