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Caseworker (Benefits Support)

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Permanent
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
16/09/2020
Advert End Date:
30/09/2020 23:59
Salary:
Grade 4 (12-17) £22,183 - £24,491
Job Category:
Admin / Secretarial / Customer Services
Vacancy ID:
200161
Employment Location:
30 West Sunniside, Sunderland and also working from home
Post Number:
50090260
Closing date:
30 Sep
Further Information

The Financial Safeguarding Team delivers the statutory and non-statutory requirements of Sunderland City Council for the benefit of highly vulnerable clients.

A caseworker with specialist welfare benefits knowledge and experience is required to support the work of the Financial Safeguarding Team. This will include monitoring capital limits, changes in circumstances, identifying under and over payments and liaison with the DWP.

The role will require an analytical approach, maintaining accurate records and producing reports for various data sets.

The post is based in a busy, fast paced environment and involves high volumes of work

Due to the responsibilities of the post, the ability to travel is required.

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.

For an informal discussion please contact the Recruiting Manager Julia Harper on Julia.harper@sunderland.gov.uk

Applications should be made on-line at northeastjobs.org.uk/sunderlandcitycouncil. For further assistance contact Operational HR Services by Telephone: 0191 561 1755 . Email: jobs@sunderland.gov.uk 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 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.