Benefit Assessor x 3

Job Ref: JBBEN
Sector: Admin & Secretarial
Job Type: Temporary
Date Added: 27 July 2018
  • Blackburn, Lancashire, North West, England
  • £8.21 per Hour
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  • Blue Arrow Manchester
  • 0161 228 7542

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Benefit Assessor
Blackburn
Full time hours
08:30am - 17:00pm
£8.21 p/h paid weekly
Temporary ongoing contract
 

We are looking for experienced Benefit Assessors who can deliver a high quality and accurate Housing and Council Tax Reduction service in a cost effective and caring manner, whilst working within constantly changing Benefit Regulations.


Key responsibilities:

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Examining Housing Benefit and Council Tax Reduction claims 
 
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Updating computer records with claim information and correspond with customers 
 
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Calculate entitlement to Housing Benefit and Council Tax Reduction 
 
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Make decisions on the recovery of benefit over-payments

* Deal with customers requesting revision and/or reassessment of benefit entitlement

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Maintain a detailed knowledge of Benefit legislation, including keeping up-to date with all Department for Work and Pensions Circulars and the use of application systems (i.e. Northgate/Civica/Academy)

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Meet set work targets 
 
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Carry out other duties, such as filing, enveloping letters, as required


Essential Skills:

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Previous experience of processing Housing Benefit

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Excellent Customer Service, both written and verbal

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Ability to multitask
 
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Flexible and adaptable approach to work

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Experience working towards deadlines

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Ability to work in a team as well as independently

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IT literate especially with Microsoft Word and Excel


Desirable Skills:

  
* IRRV qualification


This role is offered on an ongoing temporary basis.
 
If you think you have what it takes with all the skills we're looking for, please apply now!
Blue Arrow
24/08/2018 09:00:00
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