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Benefits Assistant

  • Employer: Ribble Valley Borough Council
  • Reference: RES204
  • Published: Tue 08/06/2021, 10:55 AM
  • Closing on: Thu 24/06/2021, 23:58 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Salary: Scale 3 (scp 5-6) £19,312 to £19,698 per annum
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Ribble Valley Borough Council, Lancashire

Benefits Assistant
Resources Department

Reference No: RES204
Scale 3 (scp 5-6) £19,312 to £19,698 per annum
37 Hours Per Week


You will process and verify benefit claims efficiently and accurately, updating information and scheduling overpayments for recovery.  Communication with both the public and colleagues in other departments and agencies will be vital, as will vigilance for potential fraud.

You should have experience of computerised financial systems, good communication skills and initiative.  Customer focus is essential; knowledge of benefits work would be useful.

A positive and professional attitude is essential, together with confidentiality and integrity.

A standard DBS check will be required for this post.

Government guidance on working safely is being followed at the Council’s offices.


Closing date for applications:  Thursday, 24th June 2021
Interviews to be held on:  Friday, 9th July 2021


To apply
For an application pack, call 01200 414596 (24-hour answerphone),
or email: HR@ribblevalley.gov.uk and quote the reference number.
Alternatively, the application form can be downloaded from our
website www.ribblevalley.gov.uk/jobs

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  • Employer: Ribble Valley Borough Council
  • Reference: RES204
  • Published: Tue 08/06/2021, 10:55 AM
  • Closing on: Thu 24/06/2021, 23:58 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Salary: Scale 3 (scp 5-6) £19,312 to £19,698 per annum
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Ribble Valley Borough Council, Lancashire

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