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Revenue & Benefits Systems Lead Officer

  • Employer: Barrow Borough Council
  • Reference: BBC/18/73788
  • Published: Fri 07/09/2018, 9:20 AM
  • Closing on: Thu 13/09/2018, 23:45 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week.
  • Salary: Principal Officer Grade 4 (£32,233 per annum) (Relocation package available)
  • DBS Check: Yes
  • Location: Barrow Borough Council, Town Hall, Duke Street, Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria

REVENUES AND BENEFITS SERVICE

 

R&B SYSTEMS LEAD OFFICER

 

Principal Officer Grade 4 (£32,233 per annum)

(Relocation package available)

 

The Council is looking to recruit an experienced, professional and highly motivated Revenues and Benefits Systems Lead Officer to support the Revenues and Benefits Service IT systems in order to ensure that an effective service is delivered to the residents of the Borough.

 

The post reports to the Benefits Manager as the role will work predominantly with housing benefit related matters. The post is responsible for system management and administration and will liaise with internal and external IT support. The postholder will support the Benefits Manager in delivering an effective Benefits Service including the completion of the housing benefit subsidy return, the development of system reporting, system security and financial reconciliations. The postholder will ensure robust quality controls are implemented, including subsidy quality control measures. The postholder will work with the Deputy Benefits Manager to maximise the potential of the benefit system functionality and ease of use. The postholder will be the main point of contact for IT support providers and will work with the Revenues Manager in scheduling and implementing any revenues system upgrades or other changes.

 

The successful candidate should have an in-depth knowledge of the purpose of and functions of a modern revenues and benefits system. You will have excellent communication skills, and the proven ability to effectively manage staff and organise your workload. You must also have a minimum of 5 GCSE’s grades A-C in Maths and English, or equivalent; a management qualification at Level 4 is desirable.

 

The post is offered on a full time basis of 37 hours per week.

 

The ability to converse at ease with customers and provide information, advice and instruction in accurate spoken English is an essential requirement.

 

The successful candidate will be automatically enrolled in the Local Government Pension Scheme and will be required to obtain a Basic Disclosure.

 

For more information and an informal discussion about the position, ring Louise Gilmour (Revenues & Benefits Services Manager) on (01229) 876391.

 

To apply for this vacancy you need to complete an application form. Please visit www.yourcumbriajobs.co.uk to apply online.

 

Any queries please contact the HR Department, Town Hall, Duke Street, Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria LA14 2LD on (01229) 876543 or e-mail hr@barrowbc.gov.uk.

 

Closing date for applications:   Thursday 13th September 2018

 

The Council welcomes applications from people with disabilities and

from the minority ethnic community who are underrepresented within our workforce.

 

Being Disability Confident demonstrates that the Council is committed to the recruitment and retention of disabled people.  The Council is recognised as a Disability Confident Employer and will guarantee an interview to all applicants with a disability who meet the essential criteria for the job.

 

Barrow Borough Council is committed to protecting people’s privacy and complying with the General Data Protection Regulation, GDPR (Regulation EU 2016/679).

 

Please use the following link to our website to view how we will

manage and process your personal data should you apply for this position:

https://www.barrowbc.gov.uk/about-the-council/data-protection-and-privacy-statement/

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How to Apply

Please apply online via the link provided. Please note, we do not accept CVs submitted without a fully completed online application form.
  • Employer: Barrow Borough Council
  • Reference: BBC/18/73788
  • Published: Fri 07/09/2018, 9:20 AM
  • Closing on: Thu 13/09/2018, 23:45 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week.
  • Salary: Principal Officer Grade 4 (£32,233 per annum) (Relocation package available)
  • DBS Check: Yes
  • Location: Barrow Borough Council, Town Hall, Duke Street, Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria

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