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Spring Briefing April 2019

10/04/2019

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Experienced Revenues and Benefits Assessment Officers

Meritec

About us

Meritec Flex is a division of Meritec Limited, a long-established family run company based in the North of England with an unrivalled reputation for high achievement in the field of Revenues and Benefits remote processing.

We provide fully managed services with a customer focused approach to provide resilience, improve service delivery and efficiency for Local Authorities across the UK.

What we are looking for

  • At least 3 years current/recent Revenues/Housing Benefit/ Council Tax Reduction processing experience with a Local Authority, remote processing service or agency.
  • Experience of assessing a wide range of work including but not limited to:-
  • HB/CTR New Claims, Change of circumstances, Reviews including claims from the Self Employed, Students, Person’s from Abroad, HBMS, RTI and VEP.
  • Council Tax Billing and Recovery work including changes in circumstances and occupancy, property exemptions, discounts, discount disregards, disabled relief, refunds and transfers.
  • Business Rates assessment work, including payment arrangements, changes in occupancy/circumstances, refunds, discounts and reliefs.
  • Experience of using computerised Revenues and Benefit Processing Systems- Northgate, Capita Academy, and Civica Open Revenues.
  • Experience of using computerised Document Management Systems including, iclipse, Anite, Civica W2, IDOX, Northgate workflow or similar.
  • Experience of interpreting Council Tax/Business Rates legislation, Housing Benefit regulations and being able to interrogate systems to validate and explain the action taken by an assessment officer to a customer.
  • Excellent numeracy and literacy skills, with a good general knowledge of IT and Microsoft programs.
  • Excellent communication and customer service skills with experience of dealing with inbound and outbound benefit/overpayment/debtor customer enquiries by phone, letter, or email format.
  • You must be proactive and highly self-motivated, comfortable working as part of a team or on individual tasks with the drive to get a job done both quickly and accurately with minimum supervision.
  • Ideally you will live within reasonable travelling distance to either of our offices at Skipton and Warrington.

What we can offer to you

  • Permanent or Temporary employment up to 37hrs per week basic
  • Flexible working arrangements including home working
  • Negotiable Salary / Hourly Rate
  • 26 days Holiday Entitlement for permanent employee’s
  • Career Progression

Want to know more?

For more information about this fantastic opportunity, to register your interest or for an informal discussion please contact: -

Stuart Minors, by email revsandbens@meritec.co.uk

CV’s will be accepted with covering letter and references

Closing Date

Anyone wishing to be considered for these roles should make their interest known no later than

Monday 17th December 2018

Job Reference:

Salary range / grade: various

Hours: full time

Closing date: 17/12/2018 18:00

Documentation:

Disability Confident Employer

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