Benefit Assessment Officer – Housing Service

Location: Northampton  |  Northamptonshire  |  England
Sector: Social Care
Consultant: Sam Boggis
Job Reference: 32331
Salary: £21 - £21
Job Status: Temporary / Full Time

Benefit Assessment Officer – Housing Service | £21 P/H | Northamptonshire

We are looking for an enthusiastic, dynamic and adaptable individual who is passionate about providing excellent social support and the delivery of clean safe care.

This is a temporary position, with the possibility of an ongoing contract subject to your performance, making this a particularly exciting opportunity for applicants.

Duties Include:

1. To determine and assess all awards of Housing Benefit and Council Tax reduction promptly and in accordance with legislation. Including complex claims e.g. homeless, hostels, recent migrants, self – employed and student transactions.

2. To comply with new and existing Revenues and Benefits legislation and working practises, including keeping up to date with the contents of the procedure manual and employee handbook.

3. Accurately maintain computerised records and full systems administration of Housing Benefit entitlement, benefit payments.

4.Ensure the validity of Housing Benefit & Council Tax reduction claims and support vulnerable

5.In the performance of all duties, maintain an awareness of the rules governing data

protection, the authority’s anti-poverty strategy, the freedom of information act, equal

opportunities and diversity legislation and policies.

6. Experience of Northgate essential and the Comino DIPs system desirable.

claimants by visiting claimants and landlords and applying verification rules.

You will be working alongside the fastest growing recruitment company in the UK, who provide an unrivalled service to all of their clients and candidates across the United Kingdom. Seven currently offer the best pay rates in the UK for social care employees, making us the best option for maximising your earning potential and career fulfilment. Seven consultants are passionate about placing you in the best possible role, for the best possible rate, so why not get in contact with us now.

Are you ready for the challenge? If so, we look forward to hearing from you.

What else can you expect from Seven?

Free DBS Update

Specialist Consultant allocated to you with all the expertise you require.

Excellent Payroll and Compliance System, ensuring that you are paid on time, every time.

Online Timesheets, allowing you to submit your hours in an effortless, safe and secure process.

Access to Exclusive Rates, allowing you to gain earnings that no other agency can offer you.

£250 Referral Bonus for every person you successfully refer to Seven.

We are now available to speak to you 24/7 on 0333 200 5424. Please ask for the Social Care Department.