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Interview for Debt Management/Recovery officer at Council

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SomethingPhishy Wed 06-Nov-19 09:25:24

I have my first interview in over 10 years on Friday. The nerves are kicking in!
I currently work in an admin/IT role in the Council & this interview is for a Debt management Officer, dealing with the collection of Council Tax debt & Housing Benefit overpayments. The section I currently work in is under review, already my line manager has been redeployed & there's rumours of more cuts.
Just wondering if anyone has recently had an interview for this type of post at a Council & can give any tips/pointers. Thanks.

whatdoyousayhey Wed 06-Nov-19 09:38:06

Interview questions will likely be competency based, look at the key skills detailed as part of the application form and have a work placed example for each of them.

Just relax and show your personality (they are often trying to judge if you'll fit into the team) smile

whatdoyousayhey Wed 06-Nov-19 09:38:20

And Good Luck!

SomethingPhishy Wed 06-Nov-19 20:38:15

Thank you, I will try & relax & also remember to breathe!

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