Revenues and Benefits Officer

Organisation
Stockport Council
Reference
VAC-30019
Location
Stockport
Salary
£20,092 to £21,748
Expiry Date
07/03/2021

Revenues & Benefits Officer (2 Posts)
Salary: Scale 4 - £20,092 to £21,748
Job Category: Temporary 18 months
Contract Hours – Full time 37 Hours per week 


We are looking for two new team members in our Social Care Charging Team in the Revenues & Benefits department.

The Team is responsible for financial assessments to establish what service users should pay towards the cost of Adult Social Care services. 

The role involves offering advice, information and guidance to service users, or their financial representatives, as well as operational staff, on charging and the links to some welfare benefits in respect of charging and basic Social Security benefits entitlement. 

The post holder may also be required to work generically to assist with work across other parts of the Revenues & Benefits Service.

Successful candidates will have excellent organisational and interpersonal skills, be able to prioritise their workload and work to deadlines. 

We need candidates to be able to work as part of a team, to build productive working relationships and manage a caseload of financial assessment cases effectively.

Candidates need to have experience of working with office IT applications including MS Office and the ability to access and input to in-house ICT systems.

This role is subject to a Basic DBS Check.

Due to current COVID19 restrictions the recruitment and selection process will take place remotely.  Once in post the successful candidates will be provided with full training and support which may also be delivered virtually.  

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