GRADE G - £31,371 - £34,788
37 hours per week
We are looking for an organised, self-motivated and adaptable individual who has the ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines.
As Benefits Manager, you will be responsible for the day to day operational management of the Housing Benefits team and deal with the more complicated aspects of administering Housing Benefits and Council Tax Support, Subsidy returns and Discretionary Housing Payments (DHP). Previous experience of both Housing Benefits and Council Tax Support will be essential.
Experience in a previous management role is also essential as you will be driving the team forward, developing individuals, managing performance and leading the development of a customer first culture. Excellent communication skills, both written and oral, are necessary to deal with both internal and external enquiries, together with numeracy and ICT skills.
Closing date for applications is 28 May 2019.
Apply online at www.jobs.derbyshire.gov.uk
Alternatively an application form and job description are available from Personnel, Erewash Borough Council, Town Hall, Wharncliffe Road, Ilkeston, Derbyshire DE7 5RP. Telephone: 0115 931 6049 (24 hr voicemail) or e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Erewash Borough Council is striving towards being an equal opportunities employer. We would particularly welcome applications from black and minority ethnic groups who are currently under represented within the organisation.
The Council is positive about disabled people and those who meet the essential shortlisting requirements will be guaranteed an interview.