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Client Financial Services Senior Officer

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

Role Responsibility

Previous applicants need not apply

For Recruitment Purposes: In order to be shortlisted for this job please demonstrate in your application how you meet the Person Specification.

The Financial Assessment Teams conduct Financial Assessments for those clients receiving a chargeable service relating to Adult Social Care. The Financial Assessment is a means test; the outcome of the Financial Assessment will determine whether a person is required to contribute towards the cost of their care. The Team members provide expert advice and assistance with matters relating to welfare benefits and complete financial reconciliations and analyse and interpret financial data.

This is a Senior Officer role, you must be able to provide the relevant support and guidance to the team members in a range of complex matters, as well as overseeing the day to day operations of the team.

We are looking for a dynamic and reliable individual to join our busy and developing team. To thrive in this role, you will be customer focused and always looking to reach a positive outcome for the people we support. You will be proactive, flexible and be able to adapt to new ways of working.

You will be pivotal in providing high quality advice and accurate information by telephone, in writing and in person. You will be working in a busy target driven Finance environment responding to constant change.

If you want to work in a place where you can represent our values, so we achieve the best for the people we support, please apply.

The role can be based in Broadstairs or Maidstone, but please note that the successful post holders will work mainly from home and must be able to travel to different work locations when required

This post is subject to a Basic Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

This post is considered by KCC to be a customer-facing position. The Council therefore has a statutory duty under Part 7 of the Immigration Act (2016) to ensure that post holders have a command of spoken English/Welsh sufficient for the effective performance of the job requirements. The appropriate standards are set out in the Job Description/Person Specification. 

Shortlisted candidates will be required to undertake a presentation to the interview panel, the exact subject to be confirmed prior to interview.

Interviews will be held on 10th January 2022 via Microsoft Teams 

Contact Details

Carla Wilson - 03000 411096

Lisa Bing - 03000 410687

About the Company

KCC is committed to building a workforce which reflects the diversity of the county's working residents, encouraging applications from people of all ages, abilities, genders, sexual orientations, ethnic backgrounds and faiths, and aspires to create an inclusive workplace where everyone can be themselves at work.

Please note – if you are interested, please apply as soon as possible as the closing date for this advert may be earlier than stated should a number of suitably qualified candidates apply.

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