Performance and Systems Development Officer

Braintree District Council

We have an exciting opportunity for a Performance and Systems Development Officer to join our Revenues and Benefits team.


Playing an important part in helping to develop the service, you will have a particular focus on Housing Benefit and support the manager in the administration and payment of Housing and Council Tax Benefit.


You will assist with subsidy balancing and the annual audit and take responsibility for systematic testing of changes and enhancements to the Benefits computer system.


With in-depth knowledge and extensive experience of working with Housing Benefit and Council Tax Support legislation, you will also train and support staff with Housing Benefit and Council Tax administration and processing.


You will have a methodical, organised and conscientious approach to your work, good communication skills and work well under pressure.


An IRRV, (Institute of Revenues, Rating & Valuation), qualification would be advantageous but is not essential.

Why choose Braintree District Council?

Braintree District Council is a great place to work. We pride ourselves on our creative, innovative and forward thinking approach that is led by our staff. We are committed to having an engaged workforce who understand our strategy and how they can help deliver it.

Staff benefits

* Competitive pay and benefits
* Flexible working
* Free parking
* Local government pension scheme
* Learning and development for all staff
* Staff recognition schemes
* Extensive health and wellbeing programme including discounted gym membership
* Employee assistance programme


Closing date for completed applications: Midnight on 27th September 2022



Salary range / grade: £30,405 - £33,825 per annum

Hours: Full Time Permanent

Closing date: 27th Sep 2022, 11:59pm

Disability Confident Employer