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Government's £150 rebate scheme

Eligible households across Allerdale will begin to receive their £150 energy cost council tax rebate from today (Thursday 12 May). 
More than 40,000 households will receive a one-off payment, with the first batch of payments for those in council tax bands A to D who pay for their council tax via direct debit.
There are some households whose Direct Debit details have not been verified and these will follow on as soon as possible. Households who don’t pay by direct debit will receive letters containing information on how they can collect the rebate from their local post office in the coming weeks. 

Find out more about the rebate scheme.

Senior Business Support - Customer & Fulfilment

Customer Services   May 16, 2022

Hours:  37 per week

Salary:£22,129 - £27,514

Closing Date:Thursday 27 May 2022

Interviews to be held on Tuesday 31 May 2022 and Wednesday 1 June 2022

The role will be office based with some homeworking available.

Do you have experience of leading a small team with a customer service and administrative background? Enjoy solving problems to find solutions to deliver high levels of quality to customers? Then this is the job for you.

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join our Customer and Fulfilment team on a permanent basis. We are looking for someone who is proactive and thrives on leading a team to provide an excellent customer experience within a fast paced environment.

Our Customer & Fulfilment team provides an essential business support service to both internal and external customers to ensure effective delivery of Council Services. The team covers a wide range of functions and are critical in delivering our services across our offices, enabling our people to make a positive difference to the lives of those within our communities.




Planning Assistant (Specialist - Career Grade)

Hours: 37 per week

Salary: £28,226 - £33,386 (Career bar at £30,984) + Essential Car User Allowance

Location:Workington (Hybrid)

Closing Date:Monday 6 June 2022

Come and work for our forward thinking and innovative council supporting the borough of Allerdale including part of the Lake District National Park. The Planning Team at Allerdale have a significant part to play in contributing to the development of the individual projects and supporting delivery through its policy and development management functions so why wouldnt you want to be part of that team.

In this role the sucessful candidate will provide the provision of of professional planning advice to officers, councillors and members of the public. This is a very varied role in a great team.

You will be required to hold a Full UK Driving Licence and have business cover car insurance.

So if you are considering a career at Allerdale you'll be keen to know whats in it for you. We have a great package of Benefits available from Worklife Balance, Health Benefits, Training and Development for further information please read the Information Pack for Applicants Booklet.

Senior Business Support - Information Governance

Governance   May 6, 2022

Hours:18.5 per week (Mon – Fri)

Salary:£22,129 - £27,514 pro rata

Closing Date:Friday 20 May 2022

The role of Senior Business Support – Information Governance, is to provide specialist advice and administrative and technical support to the Senior Specialist – Information Governance and Data Protection.  You will log and process information requests received by the Council, with a focus upon handing information requests under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 (FOIA 2000), Environmental Information Regulations 2004 (EIR) and UK GDPR/Data Protection Act 2018 (DPA 2018).  You will also provide guidance to the Council on the application of legislation, to ensure that requests are processed within statutory timescales.

The role can be carried out remotely, although occasional visits to the office may be required.