Benefits Assistant Resources Department

Ribble Valley District Council

You will process and verify benefit claims efficiently and accurately, updating information and scheduling overpayments for recovery. Communication with both the public and colleagues in other departments and agencies will be vital, as will vigilance for potential fraud.

You should have experience of computerised financial systems, good communication skills and initiative. Customer focus is essential; knowledge of benefits work would be useful.

A positive and professional attitude is essential, together with confidentiality and integrity.

A standard DBS check will be required for this post.

Join us to receive a host of benefits such as flexible working hours (flexitime scheme in operation with no core hours), generous leave entitlement, occupational pension scheme, job security and training/development opportunities.

To apply
For an application pack, call 01200 414596 (24-hour answerphone),
or email: and quote the reference number.
Alternatively, the application form can be downloaded from our

Closing date for applications: Monday, 6th March 2023
Interviews to be held on: Tuesday, 14th March 2023
If you need reasonable adjustments for any part of the recruitment process, please contact us on the details above or provide further information on your application form.





Job Reference: RES232

Salary range / grade: Scale 3 (scp 7-8) £22,369 to £22,777 per annum

Hours: Full time - permanent - 37 hours

Closing date: 6th Mar 2023, 11:59pm


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