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Benefits Team Leader
Cherwell District and South Northamptonshire Councils
Salary 39,675 - 47,232  Per Annum
Permanent  37 hours
Closing Date  19/04/2019

Cherwell District and South Northamptonshire Councils have broken the mould. We want to do things differently, so we have established a joint local authority company to deliver our Revenues and Benefits service.

With the creation of the Councils teckal company CSN Resources this is a really exciting time to join the Revenues and Benefits team. CSN Resources offer the chance to become part of a successful team with full training and career development, flexible working as well as a generous pension scheme.

Would you like the opportunity to be part of great team and to further develop our future service?

We have an exciting opportunity for a highly efficient and motivated person to lead, manage and develop the Benefits and Debt and Money Advice team within the CSN Revenues and Benefits Service for Cherwell District and South Northamptonshire Councils.

To be successful in this role you will have strong leadership skills and demonstrate through your experience an ability to manage the team on a day to day basis. Acting as the senior specialist for functions within the Benefits team you will support the CSN Operations Director on all matters relating to Benefits in order to provide an efficient and effective service to our customers.

You will have a comprehensive knowledge of legislation and best practice and possess excellent communication skills. You will be able to demonstrate your commitment to quality and performance and be enthusiastic about new initiatives to move the team forward.

Whilst taking responsibility for the recruitment, development and motivation of the team, key responsibilities will also include ensuring effective communication at all levels, monitoring team performance and managing the team budget. 

You will need to adopt a flexible approach to work in terms of working hours, location and duties. This role requires travel to locations within both Cherwell and South Northamptonshire.

Candidates will be expected to demonstrate that they meet the essential criteria in the Job Description but full training will be given.

Closing date: Friday 19 April 2019.

Interview date: Tuesday 30 April 2019.

If you would like to find out more about the company and/or the posts please contact: Belinda Green, CSN Operations Director on 01327 322182, for enquiries relating to the role.