Senior Benefits Officer

Location
Chelmsford, Essex
Salary
Grade 6 - Starting at £25,599 per annum and rising to £28,221
Posted
18 Jul 2019
Closes
01 Aug 2019
Ref
REQ00001303
Contract Type
Full time

The Benefits Service is looking for an enthusiastic and experienced person to support the Assessment Team Leaders in the management and monitoring of performance of a team of Benefits Officers.  With duties ranging from allocating work efficiently and appropriately to achieve Service goals, quality checking the output of the officers and resolving complex queries, the role will suit an organised, knowledgeable person with a solid background in the assessment of Housing Benefit and Council Tax Support. 

Chelmsford City Council is committed to safeguarding vulnerable groups and expects all employees to share this commitment and have a range of policies and procedures in place which promote safeguarding and safer working practices across our services. The Council's Safer Recruitment process contains pre-employment vetting which includes safeguarding training, obtaining references and ensuring compliance with the Disclosure and Barring Service process.