Income Maximisation Officer (Temporary)

Favourite East Renfrewshire Council
Ref no: ERN00867
Closes: Sunday, 22nd January 2017
Published: Friday, 6th January 2017
Location: Barrhead Offices, 211 Main Street, Barrhead, East Renfrewshire
Salary: £17,743 - £19,448 per year
Hours: 28.67 hours per week
Contract Type: Temporary
Position Type: Part Time
Organisation: East Renfrewshire Council
Category: Financial
Sub-category: Customer Service Financial Advisor


Income Maximisation Officer (Temporary until end of March 2018)

You will be responsible for carrying out financial assessments and offering income maximisation advice for residents of East Renfrewshire.

You will work as part of the Income Maximisation Team ensuring that financial assessments are carried out on behalf of the Community Health & Care Partnership. You will also work closely with staff, clients, benefit authorities etc to ensure that clients’ incomes are maximised effectively and that advice is provided to clients who are experiencing financial difficulty.  


Experience of working with benefit providers and a basic knowledge of the “benefit” system are essential. You will be expected to work as part of a small team and to use your initiative to complete tasks within agreed time scales.


You will be expected to take part and contribute to team meetings, training events, and benefit uptake campaigns


The post will be subject to a Basic Disclosure check.


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