Deekay Recruitments

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Benefiit Officer ¦ Cornwall PL25 ¦ 3-6 months ¦ £25 pr hour

To process second stage appeals which includes the preparation and collation of documents and evidence for First Tier Tribunal hearings and to attend appeal Tribunals to represent the Council as a Presenting Officer.Consider all necessary facts relating to applications for the revision of a decision on a benefit claim, in order to take appropriate action and advise the claimant accordingly.

Plan, prepare and collate detailed written submissions and represent the Council at the First Tier Tribunal hearing to assist the Tribunal Judge in their decision making process.  Ensure outcomes are implemented in line with legislative requirement.

Provide specialist technical knowledge at all levels regarding the administration and legislation of housing benefit and council tax benefit.