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Benefit Assessor

Adur and Worthing Council

We are looking for someone who is enthusiastic and self-motivated to help provide a first class service to our customers.  You must be numerate, literate, and have good IT skills. Experience of working in a busy Benefits or Customer Service environment as part of a team is preferable, together with the ability to work to deadlines and to communicate confidently with customers and colleagues.

You will ensure that customers have supplied supporting documents with their Housing Benefit and Council Tax Support claims to enable entitlement to be calculated, contacting customers both in writing and by telephone where further information is needed.

Previous experience of administering claims for Housing Benefit and Council Tax Support would be advantageous, although full training will be provided.

  Benefits of working for Adur & Worthing Councils

 Staff are our most important asset and we therefore have a benefit package which reflects our      continuing commitment to our employees
·         Flexi-time
·         Generous leave entitlement; up to 29 days + Bank Holidays 
·         Pension
·         Training & development
·         Child care
·         Occupational Health
·         Employee Assistance Programme (EAP)
·         Eyesight tests
·         Massage and Reflexology
·         Staff discounts and offers
·         Leisure centre membership discounts and offers
·         Worthing Theatres discounts and offers
·         Staff Social Club

Previous applicants need not apply

Located in Worthing a short walk from the sea and the train station
25 days paid holiday annually & Bank Holidays (29 days after 5 years’ service)
Flexible working Policy

Full Training on relevant legislation

Local Government Pension Scheme.

Equal Opportunities

 Adur and Worthing councils have a commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of    children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Adur  District and Worthing Borough Councils are equal opportunities employers and encourages applications from people with disabilities, ethnic minorities, people of any religion or belief or sexual orientation and job sharers.  Childcare subsidy is payable in appropriate cases

In order to apply for this vacancy please visit.

No CVs or agency applications accepted.

Interviews: Week commencing 09 September 2019

Job Reference:

Salary range / grade: Salary: £18,426 to £21,166 p.a. Grade 2/3

Hours: 37 hours per week Place of Work: Portland House, Worthing

Closing date: 01/09/2019 23:59


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