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Benefits Officers

  • Employer: North Norfolk District Council
  • Reference: 2045
  • Published: Wed 12/09/2018, 9:35 AM
  • Closing on: Mon 24/09/2018, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours:
  • Salary: £17,681 - £21,074 (Career Graded)
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Norfolk

Permanent - 2-year Fixed term

Do you have a working knowledge of Housing and Council Tax Support?

Working within the Housing Benefit and Council Tax Support service these roles will be primarily to accurately process applications and changes, in accordance with statutory regulations, local policies, operational procedures and performance. You will also be required to deal with customer enquiries, some difficult, in a polite and efficient manner, ensuring all necessary information is gathered from the customer and other available sources in order to administer claims or resolve customer enquiries.

Ideally you will therefore need:

  • Experience of working within a Housing / Council Tax Support team.
  • Excellent communication and customer skills.
  • Ability to recognise error and irregularity.
  • Ability to accurately input information into computer systems.
  • Experience of accurately maintaining and interpreting personal and financial information.
  • Good numeracy skills.
  • Ability to work in a fast paced and demanding environment, working to deadlines.

If you believe you meet our requirements, we look forward to hearing from you. Preference will be given to applicants with previous experience and who meet the requirements of our Person Specification. The rate of pay will be dependent on the applicant’s level of knowledge and experience.

Employment is subject to a satisfactory Baseline Personnel Security (BPSS) check, which includes a verification of unspent criminal records.

North Norfolk District Council offers employees a friendly working environment, flexible working hours and a final salary pension scheme. North Norfolk District Council is committed to equality and diversity in employment and encourages applications from all sections of the community.

Interested but want to know more - Then contact Emma Peck on 01263 516229, between 10.00am – 3.00pm for an informal discussion.

Please note that we do not accept CVs unless accompanied by a fully completed application form.

Closing date: 24th September 2018.

Interviews 17th/18th October 2018.

How to Apply

A job description and application form are available via the apply online link below. Please note that we do not accept CVs unless accompanied by a fully completed application form. Please send completed applications to hr@north-norfolk.gov.uk
  • Employer: North Norfolk District Council
  • Reference: 2045
  • Published: Wed 12/09/2018, 9:35 AM
  • Closing on: Mon 24/09/2018, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours:
  • Salary: £17,681 - £21,074 (Career Graded)
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Norfolk

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