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Finance Officer

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Organisation:Leicestershire County Council 

Working Hours: Full Time , Hours per week - 37 


Appointment Type:Permanent 

Location:County Hall, Groby Road, Glenfield, Leicester, LE3 8RL 


Closing date:05 October 2021 at midnight 

Working as part of the Adult and Communities Adult Social Care Finance team to carry out means-tested financial assessments for service users in receipt of chargeable services and to providing advice regarding state benefits; signposting or referring on as appropriate.
• Substantial, demonstrable and relevant Experience of:
      •    managing a caseload
      •    dealing with the public
      •    dealing with queries and correspondence
      •    working with a computerised financial and data management systems
• Understand the importance of confidentiality and data security
• The ability to effectively communicate in writing and converse at ease with customers and provide advice in accurate spoken English
• To be able to work without direct supervision and manage own time effectively to ensure tasks are accurately completed and deadlines are met, acting with high levels of trust and personal accountability
• Ability to gather information, analyse, understand and respond to what internal / external customers need and expect
• Understands service requirements for management information
• An understanding of and commitment to Equal Opportunities, and the ability to apply this to all situations.
• Must be able to perform all duties and tasks with reasonable adjustment, where appropriate, in accordance with the provisions of the Equality Act 2010
• Ability to travel to service pointswithin Leicestershire County Council in a cost efficient way.
• Smart appearance commensurate to the duties of the post.
• Able to obtain and maintain DBS Check
This post is the subject of a Standard DBS check
Please see the Job Description / Person Specification which are attached further down on this page
For informal enquires please contact Mike Ellison, Tel: 0116 305 9036, Email:
We particularly welcome applicants from black, minority, ethnic (BME) communities, disabled people and lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans (LGBT) communities, as they are currently under represented within our workforce.
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