Benefits Assessment Officer

£17 - £23 per hour
Work from Home

Job description

Are you a Benefits Assessment Officer looking for work in the East Midlands or remotely from home?

Morgan Hunt's Public Sector and Government client based in the East Midlands is looking to recruit a Benefits Assessment Officer to provide support throughout a busy period.

This assignment has been deemed inside of IR35 and will offer full time home working.

Ideally, the successful candidate will have the ability to:

- Proficiently use the Academy (Capita) Revenues and Benefits processing system
- Assess all types of Housing Benefit and Council Tax Support/Reduction claims for all tenure types
- Process new claims and changes in circumstances
- Assess student claims, persons from abroad, and self-employed claims
- Deal with Universal Credit cases
- Assist with backlog clearance
- Deal with ATLAS and the Housing Benefit Award Accuracy Initiative (HBAA)
- Liaise with external organisations including Landlords, Employers and the Department for Work and Pensions
- Advise claimants on Benefit entitlements and legislation changes
- Handle inbound customer queries

If you're looking to work from home for a Public Sector and Government client based in the East Midlands, and feel you meet the essential criteria outlined above to be a Benefits Assessment Officer, please contact the team with an up to date CV.

Morgan Hunt is a multi-award-winning recruitment Business for interim, contract and temporary recruitment and acts as an Employment Agency in relation to temporary vacancies. Morgan Hunt is an equal opportunities employer, job suitability are assessed on merit in accordance with their skills, qualifications and abilities to perform the relevant duties required in a particular role.


Liam Siva
Senior Business Manager
Government Recruitment Team
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