Apprentice Revenues and Welfare Benefits Practitioner Level 4 (000008IL)

Cornwall Council
Council Offices, Dolcoath Avenue, Camborne, TR14 8SX
£17,364.00 annually
16 Sep 2019
30 Sep 2019
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Higher
Start Date
What you will do in your working day

To administer, collect and recover Council Tax, Business Rates, and Business Improvement District Levy promptly, accurately and efficiently having due regard to the legislation and ability of the customer to pay and the Council Recovery Policy. Assess and determine all types and tenures of housing benefit and council tax support claims, including reconsiderations, to ensure compliance with legislation, Council policy and procedures within agreed timescales.

The training you will be getting

You will be enrolled onto the level 4 Revenues and Welfare Benefits Practitioner apprenticeship qualification with a college. This will involve regular college attendance. Travel expenses will be reimbursed.

You will receive on the job training and off the job trainingto supportnew learning.

Cornwall Council has an internal Core Development Programme which is a series of workshops for apprentices to support professional knowledge in the workplace.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

This is a fixed term contract for the duration of the apprenticeship.

Cornwall Council offers a Recruitment and Selection Workshop to support individuals applying for other roles, however, there is no guarantee of employment at the end of the fixed term.

On completion, the apprentice will receive a recognised qualification which supports their knowledge and experience for a level 4 Revenues and Welfare Benefits Practitioner role.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Organisation skills, Administrative skills, Initiative


NVQ or SVQ Level 3 or equivalent Level 3 qualification or equivalent (Grade Pass) Desired