Benefits Team Leader

£21.85 - £27.23 per hour
London
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Are you a Benefits Team Leader seeking work with a Public Sector and Government organisation in London or remotely from home?

Morgan Hunt's Public Sector and Government client based in London is looking to recruit a Benefits Team Leader on an interim basis to manage and lead a team of Assessment and Accuracy Officers.


This assignment has been deemed inside of IR35 and will offer home working (remote working).

Ideally, the successful candidate will have the ability to:

- Proficiently use the Academy Revenues and Benefits Processing System
- Lead a team of Benefits Officers who are responsible for assessing all types of Housing Benefit and Council Tax Support/Reduction claims for all tenure types
- Lead a team of Quality Assurance and Accuracy Officers who are responsible for conducting accuracy checks on assessed Housing Benefit and Council Tax Support/Reduction claims
- Carry out appraisals and one to ones
- Allocate work and monitor individual performance
- Identify staff training needs
- Manage the workload of external contracts
- Provide performance reports to management
- Draft responses to complaints
- Understand Subsidy classifications on benefit entitlement to minimise any loss of Subsidy to the Local Authority
- Work on the audit of the main subsidy claim and other internal and external audits
- Explain the benefit calculations and payments that the Local Authority is claiming subsidy for and demonstrate that these payments were in accordance with relevant Benefits legislation
- Carry out regular checks on subsidy
- Communicate effectively with customers and staff

If you're looking to work from home for a Public Sector and Government client based in London, and feel you meet the essential criteria outlined above to be a Benefits Team Leader, 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 permanent vacancies. Morgan Hunt is an equal opportunities employer. Job suitability is assessed on merit in accordance with the individual's skills, qualifications and abilities to perform the relevant duties required in a particular role.

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Liam Siva
Senior Business Manager
Government Team
London
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