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Benefits Assessment Officer, Hereford

  • Job reference: 15978
  • Location: Hereford and Worcestershire
  • Job type: All
  • Area of Expertise: Assessment
Job description: Benefits Assessment Officer, Hereford
Service Care Solutions are currently recruiting for a Benefits Assessment Officer vacancy for a local authority in Hereford. As a Benefits Assessment Officer based in Hereford, it is essential that you have an excellent working knowledge of both Academy and Atlas, and be able to process changes of circumstance, as this will enable you to hit the ground running and work through a backlog of benefits cases.
This is an exciting opportunity to join the Benefits Team and be part of the delivery of an excellent Benefits Service at a time of significant change. You will be expected to have knowledge and understanding of Housing Benefit and the Council Tax Reduction Scheme as the role includes the assessment of Housing Benefit, Council Tax Reduction and Discretionary Housing Payment claims. You will be required to have numerical and literacy skills and a focus on excellent customer care.
This is an initial one-month vacancy with a good chance of being extended.
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Why work with Service Care Solutions? -
-A specialist, dedicated Social Housing consultant offering single point of contact
-Excellent referral bonuses
-An exclusive range of Social Housing vacancies across the UK
-Provider of Housing staff to over 200 local authorities and 100 Housing Associations.
-Payroll service twice a week
-Ltd Co and PAYE payment options available
-Frequent notifications for upcoming opportunities via text and email
-Loyalty schemes / bonuses
-DBS disclosures provided via fast track online services free of charge.
Service Care Solutions also offers a £250 referral bonus. Therefore, if you know of anyone suitable for this position and they are placed into work, you will receive £250 for the referral once their probationary period has been completed.
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If you are interested, please contact Lee McMillan at Service Care Solutions on 01772 208966 or email lee.mcmillan@servicecare.org.uk.