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Benefits Team Leader (2 posts)

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Reference:
0361
Organisation:
Ipswich Borough Council
Place of work:
Ipswich
Salary details:
£30,123 - £31,601 pro rata
Job term:
Part Time
Hours:
Appointment:
Various
Closing date:
14 December 2018 05:00 PM
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Post 1: £25,238 - £26,476 pa, 31 hpw, permanent.

Post 2: £19,539 - £20,498 pa, 24 hpw, maternity cover.

You will manage a team of Benefit Officers assessing, calculating and paying claims for Housing Benefit and Council Tax Reduction within the Shared Revenues Partnership reporting directly to the Shared Services Benefits Manager.

You will be responsible for managing a team of Benefit Officers, within a performance management culture. It is essential that you are able to analyse, interpret and apply legislation and statutory requirements and decide application of these in difficult cases. You will act as first point of contact for queries of a complex nature providing advice and guidance as required.

An A-level standard of education is required, or demonstrable equivalent experience. Full or part IRRV qualification will be an advantage but is not essential.

For more information about this role, please contact Tina Williams on (01473) 432697 or via email at: tina.williams@ipswich.gov.uk

Apply online at: www.ipswich.gov.uk/jobs where you will need to log in or sign up to 'My Ipswich' to complete the online application form for this vacancy.

Interview date: 9 / 10 January 2019.