Benefits Support Officer

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Part time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 21/01/2019 23:59
Grade 3 (SCP 18 -21) £18,870 - £20,451 -pro rata
Hours per week:
18.5 hours per week
Job Category:
Finance / Benefits / Revenues / Procurement
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
30 & 31 West Sunniside, Sunderland
Post Number:
Closing date:
21 Jan
Further Information

18.5 hours per week

Benefits Support Officer required to provide proactive and relevant specialist benefits support to the Financial Safeguarding Team in relation to COP/Appointee customers. The successful candidate will support the team with the review processes in relation to customer claimant responsibilities and escalate complex benefits issues appropriately.

The post holder will specifically monitor the benefit issues/capital limits of adult social care customers in relation to impact on social care contributions.

This post is exempt from the rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and therefore will be subject to a DBS check from the Disclosure and Barring Service

Please note previous applicants need not apply.

Applications should be made on-line at For further assistance contact the Org Man & Resourcing Team by Telephone: 0191 561 1755 . Email: Please note that CV’s are not acceptable.

Please note that all communication regarding your application for this post will be sent to the email address that you have registered online with North East Jobs, including your invitation to any online assessment you are required to undertake and your to invite to interview if you are short-listed. Please check your email inbox after the closing date for notifications as you may not be notified by any other means. Please remember to check your junk mail items.

Please be advised if you have not heard from us in six weeks after the closing date please assume you have not been shortlisted.

Please note
This job is closed for applications.