Welfare Benefit Officer

Recruiter
Circle Housing
Location
Dorking
Salary
27017.0000
Posted
09 May 2017
Closes
08 Jun 2017
Sector
Charity
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Looking to make a difference in 2017 with a new and exciting challenge?

We have a great opportunity for an experienced Welfare Benefits Officer to make their mark in our newly merged housing group.

As a Welfare Benefits Officer you will be responsible for giving advice, guidance, assistance and support to tenants with regard to income and statutory benefits. You will be required to keep abreast of all national and local benefits changes and be able to negotiate on behalf of the Association and its customers with the relevant statutory authorities on cases up to and including representation at tribunals

The successful applicant will have a proven track record of providing Welfare Benefit advice and guidance to customers, using excellent interpersonal skills

You will have an excellent knowledge of Housing Benefit and Welfare Reform issues, and be able to demonstrate an analytical and methodical approach to problem solving. You will also be able to communicate effectively with a wide range and level of people and provide excellent customer service

Applicants must be able to travel across regions as required.

This post is subject to a Basic Criminal Record Check Clearance.

Closing Date: 12 midday Monday 15th May 2017.

Interviews are likely to be held week commencing 22nd May 2017.

For further details on this vacancy, and to apply, please visit our website http://more-vacancies/

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About Clarion Housing Group

Clarion Group formed in 2016, following the merger between two of the country's largest housing associations, Affinity Sutton and Circle Housing Group.

With over 125,000 homes we are the country's largest housing group. We attract and connect experience and people across every aspect of housing. We plan and build. We attract people, support people and invest in creating platforms for thriving communities.

We are committed to equal opportunities in employment and service delivery.