Benefits Officer

Blaby District Council

The Benefits Team are looking for a highly motivated and confident individual who will be able to deliver a first class service to our customers. 

You will have proven administrative experience and will have previously worked in a customer facing environment. 

Highly organised with the ability to pay attention to detail you will also be competent in being able to prioritise and work on your own initiative. The successful candidate will process Housing Benefit and Council Tax Support claims and will be able to offer advice to customers on the telephone and face to face when required. Previous knowledge of the benefits system would be desirable.

This position may initially be based mainly from home with some office based working at our main offices in Narborough and this is likely to be the case for the foreseeable future.

For further information please telephone Sharon on 0116 2727702

Benefits of working with us include a local government pension scheme, exciting career opportunities, flexible working including a flexi-time scheme and out of town offices with free car parking and cycle bays. To find out more, click on the link below  Employee benefits

Blaby District Council want their workforce to reflect the make up the community we serve, and we therefore welcome applications irrespective of gender, ethnic origin, religion, belief, sexual orientation, age or disability.

To apply for this exciting opportunity through our jobs page, please click on the link below:

https://w3.blaby.gov.uk/tlive_webrecruitment/wrd/run/etrec106gf.display_srch_all?WVID=36304905xM

Should you have any technical issues when applying, please email the Human Resources team on 0116 2727517 or email human.resource@blaby.gov.uk

Closing date:   Midnight 6th April 2022

Interview date: 19th April 2022

Please note: If you are a disabled applicant and you meet all of the essential criteria of the Job Description and Person Specification you will be guaranteed an interview under the Disability Confident Scheme. You just need to let us know on the application form. Please note, there may be occasions where it may not be appropriate to interview all applicants under this scheme, this may be due to high number of applications or seasonal high peak times, however the recruiting manager will select the applicant who best meets the essential criteria of the job profile.

 

Salary range / grade: £20,444 to £22,571 per annum

Hours: 37 hours per week Permanent post

Closing date: 6th Apr 2022, 11:59pm

Documentation:

Disability Confident Employer