• Full Time Temporary
  • Newry
  • Job Sector: Office Services

Job Title : Band 3 Debt Officer

Location : Newry

Duration : 6 Months

Rate : £11.11 p/h

Hours : 37.5 hpw


1. Assist in the recovery of Income whilst complying with policies and procedures in conjunction with senior staff, solicitors, etc including negotiation with clients, relatives, representatives.

2. Regularly review the overdue debt reports and functions of the Accounts Receivable ledger.

3. Assist in the management of debtor accounts by regularly reviewing an allocation of accounts and identifying next steps as per debt management procedures.

4. Develop and maintain good working relationships with colleagues in Financial Assessments, shared services departments and all related third party stakeholders to ensure effective delivery of debt management services.

5. Dealing with ad hoc queries whilst maintaining the security of all personal data/information and other documents within the department to the highest standard.

6. Ensure that all correspondence/queries are dealt with according to Finance Department policies and procedures, and in a proper and prompt manner.

7. Support the Debt Manager by ensuring that financial systems, procedures and processes are followed to deliver debt management services in a transparent and accountable manner.

8. Support the Debt Manager in ensuring the company complies with all statutory and departmental guidance

9. Develop and maintain an appropriate working knowledge of the relevant financial systems such as ABACUS, E-financials accounts receivable and the structure and functions.


1. Maintain the security of all documents and information within the Debt team and systems to the highest standard

2. Participate in office routines including opening and sorting post, sorting and issuing invoices, statements and reports and preparing outgoing post as and when required.

3. Contribute to the department’s overall governance processes to ensure safe and effective care for patients and clients, complying with public sector values and codes of conduct, operations and accountability

4. Develop and maintain good working relationships with colleagues in Financial Assessments and Income Department, Finance and across the Trust to ensure effective delivery of accounts receivable services

5. Adhere to all Finance and Payments policies and procedures within the section

6. Monitor and check own work to ensure the highest quality of communication prior to processing.


4 GCSEs at Grades A-C including English Language and Mathematics, or equivalent / higher qualification AND 1 years’ experience in a clerical / administrative role


2 years’ experience in a clerical / administrative role.

-Experience in the use of Microsoft Office Word, or equivalent.

-One year experience in Band 3 Finance

Platinum Recruitment NI Ltd is an equal opportunities employer and a Corporate Member of the Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC) and abide by the REC Code of Professional Practice.  Platinum Recruitment NI Ltd adheres to all current employment legislation.

Please note only those candidates shortlisted may be contacted.

To apply for this job email your CV to jobs@platinumrecruitment.net