Assessment and Awards Manager
Durham County Council
Salary: £67,347 - £69,474 (relocation package available)
We are looking for a transformative leader to join our Resources Directorate to deliver an effective and efficient Assessment and Awards service to our communities.
This is a great opportunity to develop and implement key strategies to maximise benefit take-up and promote financial inclusion and drive forward key actions to address poverty across the county.
WHAT IS INVOLVED?
You will have responsibility for the strategic direction and operational management of a customer focussed Assessment and Awards service. This includes Council Tax and Business Rates billing, administration of Housing Benefit, Council Tax, Council Tax Reduction, Discretionary Benefits and the assessment of contributions for Adult Social Care.
As an effective communicator you will play a key role in delivering service improvement objectives, working with partners and other services to ensure residents receive the support they need.
WHAT WILL YOU NEED?
This is a key role within our service, so we are looking for someone with the drive and ambition to deliver outstanding results. You will need:
You will need a Level 7 management qualification or able to demonstrate equivalent experience as outlined in the person specification for this role.
Take a look at the person specification for the full criteria.
BENEFITS AND REWARDS
We want to be sure that every member of staff feels valued and rewarded for their individual contribution and believe we’ve got everything you’d expect from a large organisation.
Benefits and rewards are subject to individual terms and conditions.
If you would like to know more about our rewards and benefits package, please follow the link: https://www.durham.gov.uk/article/26895/Rewards-and-benefits
IS THIS ROLE FOR YOU?
For further information or confidential discussion, please contact: Delina Teklehaymanot on 07752791517 / Delina.Teklehaymanot@penna.com
Please use the ‘Person Specification’ section of your application form to demonstrate that you have the essential and where possible, desirable experience, skills, and knowledge. Candidates who do not evidence that they meet the essential qualifications and experience listed on the person specification will not be short-listed.Closing date: 5th February 2023