Richmondshire District Council

Job summary

Title: Income Management and Welfare Advice Officer

Salary: Grade 6 (SCP 18-20) £20,092 - £20,903 per annum pro rata

Contract Type: Permanent  

Working Pattern: Part time

Hours: 23 hpw

Job Reference: LLS HOUS 06


This post has become available in Landlord Services.  The successful applicant will work closely with the Housing Management Officers to control and monitor rent arrears, taking appropriate enforcement action.  The post will also be required to work with and provide relevant welfare benefits advice to tenants, to ensure that all relevant benefits are being received, working closely with specialist advice agencies.  As well as being an important team member, the successful applicant will be able to work with minimum supervision and produce high levels of performance in sometimes stressful situations.  Previous experience would be an advantage.

The successful applicant will have a high level of IT literacy and should have a good standard of education.  Good communication skills, both written and verbal, together with the ability to organise and prioritise your own workload are essential.

Key documents

For further details please refer to the job description and person specification. To apply please complete our application form:

Job Description Person Specification Application Form

Benefits of working for the Council

Key dates

  • Closing date: 10am, Monday 25th October 2021
  • Interview date: Tuesday 2nd November 2021
  • An application form must be completed. CVs alone will not be accepted.

You can also obtain/return application forms by:

  • Email:
  • By post: Human Resources, Richmondshire District Council, Mercury House, Station Road, Richmond, North Yorkshire, DL10 4JX

Equal opportunities

We value diversity in our workforce and are committed to equal opportunities. Disabled candidates who meet the essential criteria are guaranteed an interview. Applications invited from all sectors of society, as covered by the Equality Act 2010.

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