Employer - North Yorkshire County Council

Job title - Benefits & Assessment Officer

Reference number - 1233597

Sector - Public - local government

Department - Assessments and Charging team

Location - North Yorkshire House, Scarborough

Salary - Band 9 | £21,519 - £23,708 per annum (pro rata)

Hours - Full/Part-time

Closing date - 29 Feb 2012 23:59

Job description

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a dedicated, dynamic and highly motivated individual to join the Benefits, Assessments and Charging team within the east area, covering Scarborogh, Whitby & Ryedale. We have full & part time positions available on a permanent basis. You will be responsible for completing financial assessments to determine client contributions towards the cost of residential and non residential services. You will ensure that people receive the maximum possible income by providing welfare benefits advice and assisting with welfare benefits' claims.

You will have excellent communication and customer service skills as well as an extensive knowledge of the welfare benefits system. On-going training is provided to keep pace with changes in benefits' provision. You must also have relevant IT qualifications/experience in word processing and Excel. You must have your own transport for which a mileage allowance is payable. 

Enhanced Level CRB Disclosure is required for appointment to this post. 

We are committed to meeting the needs of our diverse community and aim to have a workforce reflecting this diversity. We are also committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. 

Informal enquiries, to Mark Foster on 01609 534683.

If you would like to apply for this vacancy please log onto www.nyccjobs.co.uk 

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Interview Date: 16/03/2012 Venue for Interview: To Be Confirmed.


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