Development Officer

Milton Keynes Council

We are excited to be offering the opportunity to join our team of Development Officers to support the Benefits function of the Revenues & Benefits Service.

This role will be fast paced and multi-faceted, working to support our goal of reducing error risk across Milton Keynes Council and our partner Horsham District Council. We aim to achieve this by ensuring our staff are kept up to date with any changes in legislations and procedures and continually support any training and development needs.

For further enquiries please contact Claire Woodcock, Operations Manager, 07552756159 or

What does this job involve…

  • Delivery of quality assurance (QA), working proactively on areas that pose the biggest subsidy risk.
  • The collation and interpretation of QA data.
  • Communicating with the operational team to educate, provide updates and collaborate with
  • Providing training and mentoring to support the reduction in error within the operation.
  • Keeping procedures up to date.
  • Monitor and supporting individuals performance.

Who are we looking for …

  • Someone who has an extensive knowledge of Housing Benefits.
  • Someone who enjoys developing staff and can explain complex procedures and legislation.
  • Someone who is flexible and can work well to statutory deadlines.
  • Someone that enjoys working as a team to achieve shared goals.

Milton Keynes Council Benefits
Use your skills to benefit the local community and experience a rewarding, interesting environment and attractive employment package such as:

  • Local Government Pension Scheme, considered to be one of the best employer contribution rates
  • A generous minimum holiday entitlement of 27 days per year in addition to statutory and public holidays, rising to 31 days after 5 years
  • Option to buy more annual leave
  • A full range of family friendly policies including enhanced Maternity, Adoption and Paternity entitlements
  • Excellent in-house management development programmes endorsed by the Institute of Leadership and Management
  • Flexibility – with full time, part time and term time working options
  • Fair pay and a commitment to a minimum Living Wage
  • MK Advantage benefits package – a range of savings including retail, travel and leisure discounts as well as a suite of salary sacrifice benefits.

At Milton Keynes Council we take great pride in our community, and we hope that you can help us grow and share our vision.

To Apply:      For  more  information  and  to  apply  online,  visit  our  website  at

Closing Date: 18 October 2022



Salary range / grade: Salary range: £30,984 to £35,336

Hours: Hours: 37 full time

Closing date: 18th Oct 2022, 11:59pm

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