Hackney Housing Benefits Officer SW0040

  • Type: Full Time
  • Location: London
  • Role: Long contract
  • Salary: to £22 per hour
  • Reference: SW0040
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SW Locums rare looking for Housing Benefits officers with UK experience within a Benefits Processing Team.

Minimum Requirements:

  • 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.

Why Work with SW Locums? 

  • You will receive ubroken support with your own, vastly experienced and knowledgeable Specialist consultant.
  • We recommend of FCSA Approved Umbrellas.
  • No “waffle” straight talking, conscientious and informed advice.
  • Fastest and accurate payments available.
  • Contact available 24/7.
  • Access to exclusive vacancies nationwide.
  • Free DBS and compliance service.
  • Industry leading “Refer a Friend” recommendation voucher scheme, offering up to £300 for successfully placed referrals.
  • Excellent “Find your own job” bonus – get £250 for bringing your own position to us *
    Access to Shopping voucher scheme with all major high street stores*
SW Locums follow the government guidelines on ensuring safety of all during the risk of Covid-19.
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