About this job

Permanent - 37 hours/week
Salary - £16,781 - £17,772

Where you'll be:

You will be based at Phoenix House in Tiverton in the Benefits Office.

What you'll be doing:

You will be supporting the Benefits Team who are responsible for the assessment of Housing Benefit and Council Tax Reduction. Most of the work centres around the management of the busy Benefits mailbox and ensuring the workflow runs smoothly.

Who we’re looking for:

We are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated individual with a good level of computer literacy as much of the job is dealing with email, computer systems and technology. You will have excellent communication and organisational skills. A basic understanding of Housing Benefit and Council Tax Reductions would be desirable but not essential.

To find out more

For full details please read the Job Description and Person Specification - FB08 - Benefits Officer

The Job Description refers to the level of competencies required for this post. For an explanation of what this means, please see Core Competencies.

A satisfactory basic disclosure check and three years complete employment history will be requested in the event of you being offered the position.

How to apply

Please download and complete our Job Application Form and send to opportunities@middevon.gov.uk. Alternatively, print and send by post to:

Human Resources
Mid Devon District Council
Phoenix House
Phoenix Lane
Tiverton, Devon
EX16 6PP

Please remember to quote the following post and vacancy numbers 

CLOSING DATE 2 February 2018 at 1.00 pm

We are committed to Equality of Opportunity and welcome applications from all sections of the community.

If we've not contacted you within two weeks of the closing date, please assume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. Thank you for showing an interest in this vacancy and we wish you every success with your on-going job search.

Feedback form