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Benefits and Support Officer

  • Employer: Borough Council of Wellingborough
  • Reference: BCOW/19/94733
  • Published: Tue 09/04/2019, 14:00 PM
  • Closing on: Tue 07/05/2019, 10:00 AM
  • Working Pattern: Flexible Hours, Job-Share, Part Time
  • Hours: 22.5 hours per week.
  • Salary: £21,074 per annum (with the potential to earn up to £25,463)
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Wellingborough, Northamptonshire

Do you have recent experience of assessing housing benefit and council tax support? Are you someone who enjoys a challenge and being part of a small, busy team? If so, the vacancies we have within the Benefits team for Benefit and Support Officers may be for you.

To be successful in this role you will be an experienced housing benefit assessor, with demonstrable knowledge and understanding of complex regulations and procedures relating to both Housing Benefit and Council Tax Support. Duties include assessing all types of housing benefit and council tax support claims, including temporary and specified accommodation.

You will be educated to QCF (NVQ) level 3 (or equivalent) in a related discipline or have relevant equivalent assessment experience. Good customer and communication skills are

essential, as are ICT skills.

In return we offer a range of work life balance benefits (including flexible working arrangements), pension scheme, professional development opportunities, town centre location and free car parking.

To be considered for this position, please refer to the documents below in addition to the application guidance:Job description, person specification and application form.

Previous applicants need not apply.

Closing time and date: 7am on 7 May 2019

Interviews to be held on: 15/16 May 2019

 

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  • Job description
  • Person specification
  • Employer: Borough Council of Wellingborough
  • Reference: BCOW/19/94733
  • Published: Tue 09/04/2019, 14:00 PM
  • Closing on: Tue 07/05/2019, 10:00 AM
  • Working Pattern: Flexible Hours, Job-Share, Part Time
  • Hours: 22.5 hours per week.
  • Salary: £21,074 per annum (with the potential to earn up to £25,463)
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Wellingborough, Northamptonshire

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