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Benefits Officer

Eden Brown Synergy
Closing date
1 Jun 2022

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Contract Type
Full Time
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I am working with a Public Sector Organisation based in Slough who are looking for experienced Academy Benefits Officer for Initially 3 Months.

The role is full time, to start ASAP and paying £17.42 PAYE per Hour and £21.40 Umbrella per Hour. The role is in scope of IR35.

To provide accurate and timely processing of Housing Benefit and Council Tax Reduction claims to support people on low income.

Main responsibilities of the post:

* Determine applications for Housing Benefit and Council Tax Reduction. This includes
gathering information, calculating entitlement and notifying the customer in writing of the outcome.
* Process Housing Benefit and Council Tax Reduction changes in circumstances
including changes in income and capital, the number of occupants and address
* Provide Housing Benefit and Council Tax Reduction advice and assistance to
customers in a professional, courteous, and confidential manner whether in person, via the telephone or in writing.
* Calculate the entitlement for homeless people in temporary accommodation. Liaise
with Eden Housing Association to gather information for the claim.

Experience Required:

Experience in data inputting accurately
Experience in dealing with customers in a range of different circumstances
Ability to communicate effectively with a wide range of individuals including staff, customers and stakeholders both orally and in writing
Knowledge of Capital(Academy) software and document management systems
Please only apply for this post if you are an experienced Benefits Officer and available to start on no more than a weeks notice.

Thank you
Rhitul(Eden Brown Synergy)

Eden Brown Synergy is an equal opportunities employer
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