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Financial Assessment & Income Maximisation Officer
  • Employer: London Borough of Enfield
  • Reference: 6393
  • Published: Thu 26/03/2020, 6:00 AM
  • Closing on: Thu 23/04/2020, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: To be confirmed
  • Salary: £29766 - £30708
  • DBS Check: Yes
  • Location: Civic Centre

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Financial Assessment & Income Maximisation Officer

Job Details

Adult Social Care Financial Assessment Income Maximisation Officer x2

1x Full Time (36 Hours)

The London Borough of Enfield’s vision is to make Enfield a better place to live and work, with fairness for all, economic growth and sustainability, and strong communities.

We are looking to recruit an enthusiastic, hardworking, self-motivated and committed individual to join the Financial Assessment team within the Resource Directorate.

The successful applicant will be responsible for assessing the financial affairs of clients who are eligible for Residential, Community Based and respite care services to determine their ability to contribute towards the cost of the care being provided in line with the Care Act 2014. This post will work with Adult social care service users of all ages with disabilities, dementia, mental health issues, sensory impairments, older people and their families and other customers both in Council offices and during home visits.

The successful applicant will need good customer service skills and a working knowledge of welfare benefits.

The volume of work within the department is reasonably high so an ability to manage conflicting priorities will be essential, as well as strong numerical and IT skills plus excellent oral and written communication skills to ensure the best interests of our clients are managed at all times.

The successful candidate will be required to demonstrate their ability coping with large volumes of work in a systematic and methodical way.

Please note that the Job Description is a Generic Job Description and the role is Financially Assessing Adult Social Care users to see how much they need to contribute towards their care charges.

Why it's great to work for Enfield Council

  • An excellent pension through the Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS).
  • Up to 31 days annual leave depending on grade and length of service. You will also get eight public holidays per year and an extra day off at Christmas.
  • Interest free season ticket loan repayable over three or ten months.
  • Career development and learning experiences from a range of training courses and learning methods.
  • Employee Assistance Programme to provide advice and counselling services. This is a free and confidential service available to staff and members of their family.
  • Health and leisure discounts and tax-free bikes for work.

We are passionate about our people and how we deliver services to our community in Enfield. That’s why we encourage a culture that puts our customers at the heart of everything we do - by empowering our people to work together to find solutions, be open, honest and respectful, take responsibility and listen and learn. If you value these behaviours too, we’d love to hear from you - and of course we are always happy to talk flexible working, click here to find out more.



Closing and Interview Dates

Closing Date: Midnight 23rd April 2020

Interview Date: TBA

We reserve the right to close this vacancy once a sufficient number of applications have been received. Therefore, we advise that you complete fully and submit your application as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.



Additional Information

If you have any difficulties accessing this information, please contact Paula Dixon on 0208 132 1044 or paula.dixon@enfield.gov.uk

A textphone (minicom) is provided for those with a hearing or speech impairment on 020 8379 4419.

If you would like to know more about the role, please contact Claire Sparkes on 020 8132 2029 for an informal discussion or to arrange a visit to the team.

We reserve the right to close this vacancy once a sufficient number of applications have been received. Therefore, we advise that you complete fully and submit your application as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.