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Benefits Officer

  • Location:

    London

  • Sector:

    Housing & Local Authority

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    £16.00 - £21.00 per day

  • Contact:

    Jordan Richards

  • Contact email:

    jrichards@aktonrecruitment.com

  • Job ref:

    RQ440040_1629929091

  • Published:

    22 days ago

  • Duration:

    6

  • Expiry date:

    2021-09-24

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

Benefits Officer

Akton Recruitment has an opening for a Benefits Officer

Housing Benefits officers needed for the Benefits Processing Team.

Key skills& Experience
Proven experience of processing all types of Housing Benefit/Council Tax Reduction claims.
Extensive experience of Capita Academy Benefits system.
Up to date knowledge of Housing Benefit legislation and the ability to apply this accurately on a case by case basis
A proactive and customer-focused approach to resolving queries
Work will be in all areas including :
New claims and changes in circumstances
Assess student claims, persons from abroad, and self-employed claims
Award Discretionary Housing Payments (DHPs)
Work on VEP, ATLAS and Universal Credit files
Any experience in subsidy and/or Housing Benefits Accuracy work will be welcome