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Housing Benefits officer 581705


Job Description:

Housing Benefits officer needed in London but open to remote working Ref 581705 £18.48ph

Full time hours on a temporary basis.  


  • Proven experience of processing all types of Housing Benefit/Council Tax Reduction claims.
  • Extensive experience of Capita Academy Benefits system.
  • Up to date knowledge of Housing Benefit legislation and the ability to apply this accurately on a case by case basis
  • A proactive and customer-focused approach to resolving queries
  • Work will be in all areas including:
  • New claims and changes in circumstances
  • Assess student claims, persons from abroad, and self-employed claims
  • Award Discretionary Housing Payments (DHPs)
  • Work on VEP, ATLAS and Universal Credit files


If you have experience of QBF and/or SQL in addition to the above, please let us know as we can negotiate separate terms.


The role is open to remote working .Full time hours on a temporary basis.

If you are interested in the role, please email your CV to [email protected]  quoting the reference number


Essential Employment is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy. Essential Employment is an Equal Opportunities Employer.


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