I am working with a council based in North Yorkshire looking for a Benefits Assessor to join their team.
The role and responsibilities:
Proficiently use the Northgate Revenues and Benefits processing system
Assess all types of Housing Benefit and Council Tax Support/Reduction claims for all tenure types
Process new claims and changes in circumstances
Assess student claims, persons from abroad, and self-employed claims
Deal with Universal Credit cases
Assist with backlog clearance
Liaise with external organisations including Landlords, Employers and the Department for Work and Pensions
Advise claimants on Benefit entitlements and legislation changes
Location: North Yorkshire, Hybrid
Job Type: Full Time
Contract length: 6 months with possibility for extension
Rate: £25+ DOE
If this role is of interest to you then please apply with your CV or call 0121 726 2680.
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