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3 x Assessment and Awards Officers

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Job Summary

Contract Type:
Permanent
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
11/02/2020
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 02/03/2020 23:59
Salary:
£19,554 to £21,589 p.a. (Grade 5)
Allowances:
n/a
Hours per week:
37
Job Category:
Finance / Benefits / Revenues / Procurement
Vacancy ID:
195875
Employment Location:
Green Lane, Spennymoor
Post Number:
RES/20/46

Job details 

Closing date:
2 Mar


Please note

This job is closed for applications.

Further information

In our first 10 years as a unitary council Durham County Council have achieved a great deal and face the future with confidence. Our success has been delivered through our great people, strong leadership, creative thinking, partnership working and sheer passion for what we do.

Finance and Transactional Services provides a number of key Council functions to residents and businesses throughout the County and a vacancy has arisen within the Assessment and Awards Team for three Assessment and Awards Officers.

The Assessment and Awards Officers will be responsible for maintaining Council Tax Liabilities, exemptions and discounts and assessing claims for Housing Benefit and Council Tax Reduction.

Candidates should possess NVQ Level 3 or equivalent or have Level 2/3 and relevant experience assessing income related benefits or processing Council Tax or Business Rates liabilities.

The successful candidate must have experience of dealing with members of the public in a caring and responsive manner as well as excellent administrative skills, sound organisational and time management skills.

You must have experience of online computer systems, be highly numerate and have effective communication skills.

For further information regarding this vacancy, please contact Tracey Smith on 03000 263248 or email tracey.smith2@durham.gov.uk

It is anticipated that interviews will be held 23rd – 25th March 2020.

In line with the County Council's Recruitment and Selection Policy, please note that we are unable to accept CVs. Any information provided on CVs will not be considered for short-listing purposes.

Apply on-line or for further assistance contact Payroll and Employee Services on 03000 267247 or email pesresources@durham.gov.uk.

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