Quality and Appeals Officer

6 days left

Location
Atherstone, Warwickshire
Salary
£25,419 - £27,514 per annum
Posted
03 Aug 2022
Closes
21 Aug 2022
Job Ref
QAO/AUG2022
Job Type
Community
Contract Type
Permanent
Working Pattern
See advert details
Hours
Full-Time

Quality and Appeals Officer
£25,419- £27,541 per annum
37 hours per week 

We are looking to recruit a hardworking individual to work as part of our Benefits team.  You will be an integral part within our highly skilled group, enabling us to improve our provision of benefits and assist our customers in a variety of ways.

The Benefits Team are responsible for the processing and maintenance of Housing Benefit and Council Tax Support claims in a timely, accurate manner, in accordance with Housing Benefit Regulations and North Warwickshire Borough Council’s Local Council Tax Support Policy. 

Reporting to the Benefits Team Leader, this role requires quality checking and providing feedback to the team on Benefit administration.  Therefore, a strong Benefit knowledge is essential as well as an ability to explain decisions made.  This role is also responsible for overseeing Appeal requests, preparing submissions for Appeal Tribunals and representing the Local Authority at hearings, so good presentation skills are also very important.

The successful candidate must be proficient on Microsoft Office and knowledge of the Open Revenues system is desirable. Please see the Person Specification for all essential and desirable skills and refer to these in your application.

The Council offers an excellent employment package with flexible working, including remote working opportunities, Local Government pension scheme and generous annual leave entitlement. 

If you are interested and require more information, please contact Lauren Farmer or Anna Fraser on 01827 715341 or email laurenfarmer@northwarks.gov.uk or annafraser@northwarks.gov.uk

To apply for this vacancy please visit the Council’s website: https://www.northwarks.gov.uk/job 

Please note that we only accept completed online application forms and cannot accept CVs as a method of application for this vacancy.

The closing date for the receipt of applications is Sunday 21st August 2022.

North Warwickshire Borough Council, The Council House, South Street, Atherstone, Warwickshire, CV9 1DE.
 

 

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