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Benefits Assessor
  • Employer: Wokingham Borough Council
  • Reference: 711110
  • Published: Tue 02/11/2021, 10:20 AM
  • Closing on: Sun 28/11/2021, 23:00 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Salary: £24,982 per annum ( Grade 5 plus MS to Grade 6)
  • DBS Check: Yes
  • Location: Shute End, Wokingham, Berkshire

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Benefits Assessor

Benefits Assessor: Grade 5 + Market Supplement to Grade 6 (£24, 982 – £28, 672)

Permanent, Full-Time

Some 170,000 people call the borough of Wokingham home. With great schools, up-to-date facilities and a beautiful semi-rural location, there’s an exceptional quality of life – and it’s about to get even better. Right now, we have major plans for the future, designed around our residents: 13,000 new homes, better infrastructure, and a commitment to creating the best possible children’s services.

Wokingham Borough Council is seeking an enthusiastic and innovative Benefits Assessor to help deliver an efficient service to its residents.

The role will entail but not be limited to:

Providing accurate, timely processing of Housing Benefit & Council Tax Reduction claims, whilst maintaining high standards of customer care.

To apply for this role, you must have the following:

  • Experience of Benefits Assessments and Council Tax Reduction.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Target driven to deliver a consistently high level of customer service.
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Excellent Organisational skills
  • Ability to manage a varied workload
  • Good level of IT and analytical skills
  • Be a fast learner (training will be provided within this role)

For further information please contact Clare Fell – Assessment Manager on:

Mobile:  07825 522 591  clare.fell@wokingham.gov.uk

Closing date: 11pm, 28 November 2021

Wokingham Borough Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expects all staff, other workers, and volunteers to share this commitment.

To apply, please follow the link to the online application form.  CVs are not accepted.  If shortlisted for interview, Wokingham Borough Council operates a competency-based interview process.