Benefits Assessment Officer
V85101995

£23 Per Hour

Full Time

Temporary

East London, Greater London

Public Sector And Council

Posted 14 days ago

Expires In 14 Days

Job Description

Role Purpose 

This is for 2 x full time posts on the Adult Social Care Financial Assessment Team. 



Responsibilities 
  • The role includes carrying out adult social care financial assessments to ascertain how much someone can contribute towards their care, gather financial details and expenditure, dealing with queries in writing and over the ‘phone, liaising with several departments within the Local Authority and external agencies.
  • Advising the service user what benefits they maybe entitled to and if a deferred payment arrangement applies. Scrutinising the Mosaic system for information entered by the Social Worker.
  • It’s a busy team and officers need to adapt their day in order to deal with urgent / priority cases and take ‘phone calls. Often queries will involve several departments and liaison between all departments is needed.


Requirements
  • Experience in carrying out adult social care financial assessments Or Housing Benefit officers with a broad experience of giving advice in Welfare Benefits.
  • Experience in using Mosaic
  • Experience in dealing with review requests, complaints and queries - Good verbal and written communication skills.
  • Experience in managing a caseload and prioritising cases
  • Being able to adapt your day to deal with urgent / priority cases and queries.


Contract 
  • Initial 3 to 6 month ongoing contract with the opportunity to extend 
  • Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm 
  • PAYE via Umbrella 


If you are interested in this position AND meet the requirements, APPLY NOW!

Damilola Alabede

Damilola.alabede@voxconsultants.com

02081384125

Division V85

Vox Network Consultants London

34 Lime Street

Greater London

EC3M 7AT

0208 1384125

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