I am working with a local authority based in Lancashire seeking a Benefits Officer who can provide a high standard of service for the Council.
- Checking, verifying and processing all types of claims for Housing Benefit, Council Tax Reduction, ensuring the correct calculation and payment of benefit.
- Knowledge of relevant legislation in order to ensure the accurate and efficient processing and payment of claims, minimising overpayments of benefit as a result.
- Check documentation provided by claimants for validity and can identify fraudulent and altered documents.
- Ability to accurately process basic changes of circumstances and new claims for Housing Benefit and Council Tax Support.
Proficiency in Civica Open Revenues is desirable
Job Type: Full Time
Contract; 4 months with possibility for extension
Location: Hybrid – Lancashire
Rate: £23 ph umbrella
If you are interested in this role please reply with your CV or call 0121 726 2680.
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