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Benefits and Housing Needs Officer – SO2

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Hackney Council(Matrix-CDL)
£18.48p p/h
Closing date

Housing Benefits officers -Key skills & Experience

  • Proven experience of processing all types of Housing Benefit/Council Tax Reduction claims.
  • Extensive experience of Capita Academy Benefits system.
  • Up to date knowledge of Housing Benefit legislation and the ability to apply this accurately on a case by case basis
  • A proactive and customer-focused approach to resolving queries
  • Work will be in all areas including :
  • New claims and changes in circumstances
  • Assess student claims, persons from abroad, and self-employed claims
  • Award Discretionary Housing Payments (DHPs)
  • Work on VEP, ATLAS and Universal Credit files If you have experience of QBF and/or SQL in addition to the above, please let us know as we can negotiate separate terms.

The role is open to remote working .

Closing Date: TBC

Start Date: TBC     –   End Date: TBC

Start Time: 9am – 5pm

For more information see job description – Benefits_and_Housing_Needs_Officer_JD (3)

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