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Ref no:
PKC09226
Published:
4/8/2022
Closes:
18/8/2022
Location:
Pullar House, 35 Kinnoull Street, Perth, PH1 5GD
Salary:
£19,952 - £21,379 per year
Contract Type:
Fixed Term
Position Type:
Full Time
Hours:
36 hours per week
Work From Home:
Hybrid

This position has expired.

Job Description

Financial Assessment Assistant, Perth (PKC09226)
£19,952 - £21,379 Fixed Term (12 months)
Hybrid/Pullar House, 35 Kinnoull St, Perth, PH1 5GD

We are currently recruiting for 3 Financial Assessment Assistants on a temporary basis for 12 months.

The team provides advice and support to people receiving chargeable social care services, ensuring that people are charged appropriately for those services and that they are receiving all the benefits that they should be.

These roles will be ensuring that the care providers are paid correctly within the specified timescales and also that the contributions people are asked to pay are calculated correctly and invoices raised accordingly. 

To find out more about what the team do, please see the link below: 

The Team

If you would like to hear directly from some of the team, listen to what a couple of our team members have to say:

Meet one of our Financial Assessment Assistants

Meet one of our Financial Assessment Officers

The Individual

You will be able to work on your own initiative, managing a caseload, and have excellent attention to detail.  It would be helpful if you have experience of working in a finance environment.

Further information on what we do can be found at www.pkc.gov.uk/carecharges or by calling Colin Barnett at cbarnett@pkc.gov.uk or Sarah Gray at SarahGray@pkc.gov.uk.

When completing your application for this post, please ensure you provide current contact details (including e-mail addresses) for two referees, one should be your present or most recent employer. However, if you are an existing employee of Perth & Kinross Council, you are only required to provide reference details for your current employer. 

Please APPLY ONLINE. Facilities are available at all public libraries in Perth and Kinross. If you have a disability and require reasonable adjustments, please call 01738 475555 to discuss. 

As part of our safer recruitment measures, Perth & Kinross Council carries out rigorous checks on the right to work in the UK, qualifications, employment history, including references, and fitness to undertake the post. 

Some jobs may have been traditionally carried out predominately by one gender, but we would encourage you to apply if you meet the requirements, irrespective of your gender. 

A healthy work life balance is important to Perth & Kinross Council and we provide supportive management and flexible working arrangements to help you achieve a healthy work life balance. You will have access to training and support for continued professional development. 

Perth & Kinross Council welcomes applications from former armed forces personnel/reservists. Many of the skills picked up during your military career could be transferred directly into a role with local government. 

Find out more about working for Perth & Kinross Council  and living in one of the most scenic areas of Scotland at Jobs, careers and employment.