Benefit Assessment Officer

Posted 28 September 2021
Salary£20.84 - 24.00 per hour + Negotiable dependent on experience
LocationCambridge
Job type Contract
DisciplineHousing
ReferenceBenefits Off CCC
Contact NameAdam Zyda

Job description

Spencer Clarke Group are looking for a Benefit Assessment Officer within the Council Tax Team at Cambridge City Council

Contract – 3 month agency contract with a view to being extended on an ongoing basis. 

Working hours – Monday – Friday 09:00 – 17:00

Rate of pay: £20.84 - £24+ per hour – Negotiable depending on experience

About the role

To be responsible to the Benefits Team Leader for the effective and efficient discharge of all duties in connection with the assessment of Housing Benefit and Council Tax Benefit

To have a sound knowledge of Housing Benefit and Council Tax Benefit Regulations, together with their associated computer systems (i world), plus a good basic understanding of Council Tax Legislation

To ensure the correct usage of computer systems, to input, verify and obtain information on all matters relating to the assessment of Housing Benefit and Council Tax Benefit.

To ensure that all claims for Housing Benefit and Council Tax Benefit are processed accurately and within the targeted timescales by correctly calculating income and rent details and inputting the personal details of claimants onto the computer system.

About you

Knowledge of Council Tax is essential

About us

  • We offer a £250 referral bonus – so please pass on any details to someone who you think may be interested!
  • We supply to hundreds of councils across the UK!
  • Nationwide Supplier to the NHS

If you are interested in the role, please contact Adam @ Spencer Clarke Group – 01772 954200 / az@spencerclarkegroup.co.uk

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