Local Support Technician

Recruiter
Spencer Clarke Group Limited
Location
Friston
Posted
17 Feb 2019
Closes
13 Mar 2019
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Spencer Clarke Group are working closely with East Sussex County Council to provide them with a Local Support Technician on a 3 month initial contract.

This role is 37 hours per week Monday - Friday and offers a pay rate of £12-£14 per hour dependent on experience.

To be a successful Welfare Assistance Officer, you will:

  • Assist with and process customers’ applications for discretionary funds including Discretionary Housing Payment, Council Tax Support Hardship Fund and Local Welfare Provision.
  • Provide money and debt advice, carry out home visits and work with voluntary and community organisations and other internal and external organisations to ease customers’ hardship.
  • To decide the claims and notify applicants of the outcome of their applications

To be considered for this role, you will have the following experience/skills:

  • Demonstrate a comprehensive knowledge and understanding of Welfare Benefits legislation and procedures and the ability to keep abreast of changes of legislation.
  • Evidence good analytical skills, using them to examine case files on a wide range of issues, and to make decisions applying discretion in an impartial manner.
  • Possess good communication skills and to be able to communicate effectively in a variety of ways in liaison with customers, council staff and external agencies

If you wish to be put forward for this position, please apply below and contact Cameron @ Spencer Clarke Group.

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