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Benefits Officer

Benefits Officer x 2 - Fixed Term 12 Month Contract

Salary: £28,779 - £32,245

About Us
Three Rivers District Council is an ambitious and innovative local public sector organisation. Located in Rickmansworth, South Hertfordshire, we are just a train ride from central London and just outside the M25 and a five minute drive from junction 18 on the M25.

With a population of 86,000, our district combines the best of the Chilterns Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and a thriving urban landscape with award-winning leisure facilities and great access to London Underground and Overground Stations.

The Benefits Service at Three Rivers DC is looking for 2 experienced Benefit Officers to join the team. The Benefit Officers must have recent experience of working within a Local Authority assessing Housing Benefit and Council Tax Support claims using the Academy system. The Officers will provide sound Benefit advice to vulnerable tenants.

Duties will include assessing all types of claims such as New Claims, Reviews and Changes of Circumstances.

The Benefits
- Home working options
- Generous employer contribution pension scheme
- 28 days’ holiday (rising to 30 with service)
- Flexible working
- Free on-site parking
- Cycle to work scheme
- Discounted leisure centre membership
- Tax-efficient childcare vouchers
- Employee volunteering schemes
- Access to discounted activities and days out

If you have previous experience of working in these areas then this is the perfect role for you.

For an informal chat about the role please contact Connie Uka, Benefits Manager on 01923 278272.

To apply, please visit our jobs portal here.