Benefits Assessment Officer – based in Manchester

Islington, London Borough of

Job overview

We are looking for two experienced Housing and Council Tax Benefit Officers to assist in a busy borough.    We  have an  ambitious goal  –    to be the best   council  in the country.

Benefits  include flexi-time and hybrid working.   Successful  candidates  will have  the opportunity to continue working from home for part of the week after COVID restrictions are lifted.

Main duties of the job

You will be part of a team processing Housing and Council Tax Benefit claims, reporting to the team manager.   Skills essential for this post:-

–     Experience of NEC, I-World,  Enterprise, CIS,  VEP,  Outlook, Teams

–     Knowledge of current legislation relating to Housing and Council Tax Benefit

–     Experience in processing all types of Housing and Council Tax Benefit claims, including Appeals

–     Ability to follow procedures and maintain a high level of accuracy

–     Ability to manage own workload to meet set targets and work as part of a team

–     Effective written and verbal communications skills.

For further information regarding this post please contact: Theresa Williams | Policy Subsidy and Quality Manager | Email address:- | Telephone No 0207 527 8651

Closing date: Sunday 28th May 2023 at 23:59

Proposed Interview date: Week Commencing  Monday 12th June 2023.


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Job Reference: CW/0423/012-A

Salary range / grade: Scale 6/SO1 £27,852 -£32,020 per annum

Hours: Full Time Permanent 35 hours

Closing date: 28th May 2023, 11:59pm

Disability Confident Employer