Senior Financial Assessment Assistants, Perth

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Job Description Senior Financial Assessment Assistants, Perth PKC11289 £25,508 - £27,874 Pullar House, 35 Kinnoull St, Perth, PH1 5GD Do you love a challenge? Do you like to work in a busy team and undertake...

Job Description

Senior Financial Assessment Assistants, Perth PKC11289
£25,508 - £27,874
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 3 vacancies for Senior Financial Assessment Assistants 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.
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 and importantly, have a proactive get up and go attitude. Due to the team working hybrid, 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 have experience in finance, using financial systems and are able to accurately update and maintain systems with large volumes of client information.
For purposes of connection and collaboration with colleagues and with the community we serve, our full-time employees work on site for a minimum of 2 days per week with the arrangements for part time employees being agreed on a basis which will ensure that they benefit to an equivalent degree. Our FAQs on hybrid working can be found here Hybrid working FAQs

https://www.pkc.gov.uk/media/51581/FAQ/pdf/Current_Hybrid_Working_FAQs_at_feb_2024.pdf?m=1708934302793

We are committed to being a more inclusive employer - to ensure we can consider any reasonable adjustments, please either contact the recruiting manager to discuss any individual circumstances, discuss at interview or, if you prefer, after any conditional offer is made.

The Individual

Further information on what we do can be found at www.pkc.gov.uk/carecharges or by calling to have a chat with Cheryl Fraser on 01738 475958.
 
When completing your application for this post, please ensure you 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. This may also include an Overseas Criminal Records Check if you have spent time living overseas. 
 
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.
 
A healthy work life balance is important to Perth & Kinross Council 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.
 

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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.

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