Benefits and Housing Needs Officer

Tempest Revenues & Benefits

South East,
Hackney

Contract

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

Job Information

  • Role: Benefits and Housing Needs Officer
  • Role Type: Revenues & Benefits
  • Region: South East
  • Location: Hackney
  • Phase: Housing Benefits
  • Hours: Contract
  • Status: Open
  • IR35 Status: Inside IR35
  • Reference: TR013473

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