Integrity and Subsidy Officer

Recruiter
Anonymous
Location
Luton
Salary
25801.00 - 28785.00 GBP Annual
Posted
12 Jun 2019
Closes
10 Jul 2019
Sectors
Engineering, Defence
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Integrity and Subsidy Officer

Luton

Permanent

Full time, 37hrs p/w

GBP25,801 - GBP28,785

Are you looking for a job with flexibility? Do you have experience working within Benefit Subsidy?

Then look no further this is the role for you!

The Role

As an Integrity and Subsidy Officer, you will provide an accurate, effective and efficient benefit subsidy and financial reconciliation reporting function, ensuring that there is no loss of benefit subsidy to the local authority. You will ensure that the function is forward looking, responsive to legislative change and able to quickly adapt to respond to new opportunities and threats.

You will assist in developing the service so that it becomes an exemplar income maximising service, capable of delivering a profitable service outside of the council.

In this vital role, you will also be responsible for the completion of the council's subsidy claims back to Government, by ensuring they are accurate, and ensuring that maximum subsidy is claimed and submit the claim to the DWP by the statutory deadlines to ensure that there is no loss of subsidy to the local authority.

About you

This is a public facing role so you will need to show off your fluency in speaking and writing English.

Our ideal candidate must have demonstrable knowledge of Council Tax, Housing Benefit & Council Tax Reduction, welfare benefits legislation and procedures, and the principles of the Data Protection and Freedom of Information Acts.

The successful candidate must also have be qualified to IRRV Technician or equivalent experience.

Excellent communication, mathematical, English and IT skills are required for this role, as you will need to have the ability to be able to "problem solve" and to identify and implement effective solutions and liaise with others within the Division and with external partners including the DWP. Understand and review procedures and regulations and to develop and work in accordance with office procedure manuals.

Benefits

* Flexible working arrangements - we welcome requests for flexible working arrangements including part-time hours and alternative working patterns

* 24/7 independent Employee Assistance Programme (EAP)

* Generous holiday entitlement

* Local government pension with generous employer contribution

* Excellent support and development

* Relocation package available up to GBP8,500 (subject to meeting eligibility criteria)

* Half price season ticket on Thameslink train line

* Discounted shopping including gym membership and Vauxhall cars

* Proud to offer a Housing Brokerage Service for Key Workers to help and support eligible employees in finding suitable housing

If this role is of interest, do not hesitate! Apply today!

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