Benefits Officer

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 04/08/2021 23:59
Band 7 £20,493 to £21,748 pa
Hours per week:
Job Category:
Finance / Benefits / Revenues / Procurement
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Employment Location:
Civic Centre
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Closing date:
4 Aug
Further Information

Hartlepool is a vibrant and energetic town with growing prospects. As an authority we want to make Hartlepool the best it possibly can be and want dedicated, driven and committed staff to help us achieve that.

We are seeking a benefits officer to work as part of our Benefits Team, providing a customer focused service to the residents of Hartlepool. This includes dealing with all aspects of verification and assessment of claims for Housing Benefit, Local Council Tax Support and Free School Meals, responding to enquiries, and processing of data.

The successful candidate will have current or recent experience of working in a benefits related field, the ability to work to deadlines and strong interpersonal skills.

The post reports direct to a Principal Benefits Officer within the team.

For further information please contact Gillian Harvey (Principal Benefits Officer) on 01429 523151 or Carol Purdy (Principal Benefits Officer) on 01429 523160.

Closing date: 4 August 2021

Interviews: tbc

Please note
This job is closed for applications.