POST: Benefits Compliance Officer
SALARY: £21,745 - £24,717 per annum
TERMS: Permanent, 37 hours per week. Appointment to this post is subject to the receipt of a satisfactory enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
We are looking to appoint a Compliance Officer in our busy Benefits section which deals with Housing Benefit and Council Tax Support.
You will be expected to undertake pro-active interventions to ensure accuracy on claims, deal with National Fraud Initiative, Housing Benefit Matching Service, Real Time Information referrals, and liaise with DWP Single Fraud Investigation Service and the Housing Benefit Review Team.
- Do you have a minimum of 2 years’ experience of assessing Housing Benefit and Council Tax Support claims?
- Are you confident in dealing with external organisations and partnerships?
- Are you committed to providing a high quality service and continuous service improvement?
If you can answer “Yes” to the above we would like to receive an application form from you.
For an informal chat about the position, please contact Gail Lowe, Benefits Team Leader on 01772 625531.
We offer an excellent range of employee benefits including generous leave entitlement, flexible working and excellent pension provisions. Free car parking is also available.
Application form and further details are available from our website www.southribble.gov.uk or by telephoning Human Resources on 01772 625203.
We guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria.
South Ribble Borough Council is committed to equality of opportunity and welcomes applications from all minority groups within the community.
Closing date: Monday 20 March 2017 at 5 pm.