Benefits Officer

ARP Breckland East Suffolk
Thetford, Norfolk
22 Jul 2017
21 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Part Time

We have a new exciting opportunity, not to be missed! At Anglia Revenues Partnership we are currently looking for Benefits Officers to come and support our team at East Suffolk Council or Breckland Council. We have full and part time hours available on both permanent and fixed term contracts. The successful Benefits Officer will receive a competitive starting salary between £17,128 - £17,891 per annum (pro-rata).

The aim of Anglia Revenues Partnership is to run an efficient Council Tax collection and Housing Benefits service while reducing administration costs to each council. By coming together, each council can save money by pooling resources and staff.

More about the Benefits Officer role

The role involves calculation and assessment of Council Tax Support and Housing Benefits so some knowledge of related legislation would be an advantage, although full training will be provided. There will be team and individual targets, working across teams within ARP and externally, and the need to use specific IT systems relating to the role. This is a great career opportunity to develop your skills and knowledge whilst supporting the local community. There are also opportunities to work at a variety of offices across the partnership in Norfolk, Suffolk and Cambridgeshire.

What we’re looking for in our Benefits Officer

We are ideally seeking a team player, who can demonstrate first class service skills, confidence in written and verbal communication, use initiative and bring an enthusiastic approach to the role.

In return as our Benefits Officer, we can offer you…

Flexible working options including possible home working after a qualifying period, ongoing professional development, free parking, reward schemes including money off, cash back and other offers on high street stores, mobile phones, half price cinema tickets and Local Government Pension Scheme.

If you believe you have the right skills and are looking for your next career opportunity as our new Benefits Officer then please click apply today - don’t miss out, we’d love to hear from you!

Closing date for applications: 2nd August 2017