benefits and welfare officer in winchester

job type
£ 9.19 per hour
apply now

job details

winchester, south east
job category
secretarial & admin
job type
working hours
£ 9.19 per hour
reference number
01793 491444
apply now

job description

Do you have experience working within a benefits and welfare team?
Are you looking for immediate temporary work in the Winchester area?
Can you commit to a minimum of 5 months, potentially longer?
...If so this job may be perfect for you.

This is a long term temporary position working as a benefits and welfare officer, where you will be supporting a very busy team with housing benefit and council tax reduction claims.

*Central location
*Immediate work
*Excellent rate of pay
*Working Monday to Friday

As a benefits and welfare officer, you will be;
*Working with the benefits and welfare team
*Assessing claims made for housing benefit and council tax support
*Keeping up to date with knowledge of all welfare benefits (housing/universal credit/council tax)
*Updating claim details
*Providing financial/money management advice
*Identifying fraudulent claims
*Other duties as required

Key skills and experience required;
*Specific experience within benefits and welfare
*Ability to follow confidentiality and data protection
*High level of accuracy
*Excellent communication skills
*Providing excellent customer service (face to face, telephone and written)
*Working in a busy environment
*Recording and updating data onto various systems

*Extremely reliable
*Hard working and committed
*Friendly personality
*Able to work in an organised manner without constant supervision
*Able to work under pressure and maintain confidentiality

Please call the branch now or apply for more details. Only do this if you can start asap and are able to commit to the full period required. You will also need to provide 2 years worth of references from previous employers and documents to prove eligibility and your address.

Randstad Business Support acts as an employment business when supplying temporary staff and as an employment agency when introducing candidates for permanent employment with a client. Randstad Business Support is an equal opportunities employer and decisions are made on merits alone.