Financial Assessment Assistant, Perth

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Job Description Financial Assessment Assistant, Perth PKC10868 £21,961 - £23,312 Pullar House, 35 Kinnoull St, Perth, PH1 5GD Do you love a challenge? Do you like to work in a busy team and undertake routine...

Job Description

Financial Assessment Assistant, Perth PKC10868
£21,961 - £23,312
Pullar House, 35 Kinnoull St, Perth, PH1 5GD

Do you love a challenge? Do you like to work in a busy team and undertake routine tasks with a little bit of variety?

We have a vacancy for a Financial Assessment Assistant, within the Assessment & Charging Team. This will include working with vulnerable citizens, third parties and organisations to ensure people are being charged the correct amount for any care and support services that they receive.

Predominantly you will be supporting colleagues to complete calculations to determine how much a person is asked to pay and processing care service invoices ensuring that local and national care providers are paid for the care services they are delivering.

Although this post is based within Pullar House, Perth, the team are currently working from home the majority of the week. Suitable arrangements will be discussed with the successful applicant.

Further information on what we do can be found at or by calling to have a chat with Colin Barnett, Senior Financial Assessment Officer, on 01738 476914.

The Individual

You will bring a flexible approach to work along with a willingness to learn new things as you will also have the opportunity to be involved in other areas within the team.

You will enjoy working in a fast paced environment, have a person centred approach, a good sense of humour and importantly have a proactive get up and go attitude.

Due to the current working situation support will be provided, however, you will require to be self-motivated and be able to identify when additional support is required.

It would be helpful if you’ve got experience in finance, using financial systems and are able to accurately update and maintain systems with large volumes of client information.

When applying for this post, please provide current contact details (including e-mail addresses) for two referees, one should be your present or most recent employer. However, if you are an existing employee of Perth & Kinross Council, you are only required to provide reference details for your current employer.

At PKC our values and behaviours influence our work and support us in the delivery of the Perth and Kinross Offer. In your application, and should you be invited to interview, you will be asked to describe situations that support the criteria required in the role and which also demonstrate our values and behaviours. Find out more about PKC and you could soon be joining our team!

Please APPLY ONLINE. Facilities are available at all public libraries in Perth and Kinross. If you have a disability and require reasonable adjustments, please call 01738 475555 to discuss.

As part of our safer recruitment measures, any offer of employment will be subject to the successful completion of mandatory checks including eligibility to work in the UK, Disclosure Scotland or PVG, qualifications, references, and fitness to undertake the post.

Some jobs may have been traditionally carried out predominately by one gender, but we would encourage you to apply if you meet the requirements, irrespective of your gender.

What we can do for you

If you are successful in a role with Perth & Kinross Council, you will have access to a range of benefits to help your physical, mental and financial wellbeing.

A healthy work life balance is important to us and we provide supportive management and flexible working arrangements to help you achieve a healthy work life balance. You will have access to training and support for continued professional development.

Perth & Kinross Council welcomes applications from former armed forces personnel/reservists. Many of the skills picked up during your military career could be transferred directly into a role with local government.

For more information about working for Perth & Kinross Council and living in one of the most scenic areas of Scotland, look at our Jobs, careers and employment page.

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