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Housing Benefits officer

  • Location:

    London

  • Sector:

    Housing & Local Authority

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    Up to £18.48 per hour

  • Contact:

    Jordan Richards

  • Contact email:

    jrichards@aktonrecruitment.com

  • Job ref:

    RQ418679_1619510496

  • Published:

    14 days ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months

  • Expiry date:

    2021-05-27

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

Housing Benefits officer

Akton Resourcing has an opening for Housing 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