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Benefits Officer

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    Housing & Local Authority

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    £16.00 - £21.00 per day

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    Jordan Richards

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  • Published:

    23 days ago

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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