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 lead on the Benefits computer system, taking responsibility for systematic testing, development, workflow changes and fault finding and fixing.

You will also train and support staff with Housing Benefit and Council Tax legislation and processing.

With in-depth knowledge and extensive experience of working with Housing Benefit and Council Tax Support legislation, you will have the ability to undertake detailed research and implement improvements and to use third party report writing programs. Proven experience of running a service integrated computer system, along with year-end processes, is essential.

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 12th September 2022


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

Hours: 37 Hours/week, Full time - permanent

Closing date: 12th Sep 2022, 11:59pm

Disability Confident Employer