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Financial Assessor
  • Employer: Central Bedfordshire Council
  • Reference: 10587
  • Published: Wed 05/01/2022, 12:15 PM
  • Closing on: Fri 21/01/2022, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Flexible Hours, Part Time
  • Hours: 18.5 hours per week
  • Salary: £22,183 - £24,491 per annum, pro rata
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Priory House, Chicksands, Bedfordshire

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Financial Assessor

Team: Customer Finance

Job Family: Providing - CBG7

Salary: £22,183 - £24,491 per annum, pro rata

Hours: 18.5 hours per week

Contract Type: Permanent

Base Location: Priory House, Shefford
Closing Date: 21st January 2022
Interview Date: TBC


More about the role: 

Here at Central Bedfordshire Council, we want to make sure that our residents have the support and advice they need to lead fulfilling lives. To support them we provide benefit information to our customers who have care services and determine what they should contribute to that care service. You’ll find your greatness as you work closely with colleagues and customers to make the financial assessment process run as smoothly as possible.


The main purpose of this role is to undertake financial assessments for customers receiving social care and to provide advice and support to customers and their representatives in all matters relating to the financial process. Other elements of the role will include ensuring all customers required to contribute towards social care services are invoiced appropriately and that debts are paid, undertaking annual reassessments for all customers receiving social care services and administering the deferred payment scheme for eligible customers.


You will also provide advice and guidance to colleagues in relation to the financial assessment process.


We are looking for someone who has excellent communication skills to liaise with our clients or their representatives and care management teams. The successful candidate will be customer focused, organised and able to work independently but also work collaboratively and be a supportive team player.  An up to date knowledge of benefits would be an advantage but training will be provided as appropriate.


Join us, and you’ll feel great knowing that you are supporting our customers through the financial assessment process.


Central Bedfordshire Council has its own vision and values that are integral to everything we do. Our area vision is to make Central Bedfordshire 'A great place to live and work'.


Our aspiration is to be a truly flexible employer. We are happy to discuss location, hours and working pattern as part of the application process.  



Central Bedfordshire Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all employees, volunteers and contractors to share this commitment. This post is subject to the disclosure of criminal records.  


Central Bedfordshire Council is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome enquiries from everyone and value diversity in the workplace. We are a Disability Confident employer, we are working to become a Disability Confident leader in our community.


To maintain a fair and consistent approach for applicants, it is Central Bedfordshire Council's policy to only consider applications made via our online application system and we therefore thank you for not submitting your application offline. If you do not have a CV to hand, please look on our website for a CV template that you can use to create your CV to apply for this role.