Client Money Management Officer

Portsmouth City Council

Reference: APR20214748

Job details

Location

Civic Offices Guildhall Walk Portsmouth

Job type

Full Time, Fixed Term

Salary

£25,841 - £29,577 Per Annum

Closing date

14 May 2021

Client Money Management Officer – secondment/fixed term opportunity for 6 months due to Fusion project

Portsmouth City Council

At Portsmouth City Council we’re all about developing our staff, because we want to build a bigger and better city but we need the best employees to do so.

With a little over 207,000 residents and 7,000 businesses throughout this city, this unitary authority’s main goal is to ensure the best care and development of all those within the city. From customer service to Multi-million pound projects, our residents are at the heart of everything we do.

Your New Role

Situated within the Finance and Information Services directorate providing a first class service to Adult Social Care. The money management officers are part of the Financial Assessments, Income and Recovery Team, assisting and supporting Adult Social Care clients who find themselves in financial difficulties. 

Taking a holistic approach in dealing with money matters and supporting clients in finding the most effective way to regain control of finances and become debt free.

Due to the vulnerability of this particular client base this roles requires an empathetic approach, working closely with clients, their representatives, Adult Social Care professionals and the Financial Assessments and Benefits team.

The primary role is to offer support to the team in order to continue recovering monies owed to Portsmouth City Council from the non-payment of Adult Social Care charges, given the vulnerability of the client this requires a supportive and inclusive approach to recovery.

You will have the ability to form good relationships with internal and external customers and have experience in debt recovery procedures and techniques. 

If applying as a secondment you will need permission from your current line manager releasing you for this secondment.  Please state you have this on your application form.

How to apply: Please see attached document at the bottom of the Job page and ensure
you fully read and follow the guidance in the ‘How to Apply’ on the home/front page of the careers portal,
before you complete your application to ensure that you fully demonstrate how you meet the points on the job profile. In addition there is information in the How to apply that you need to evidence in your application.  This is really important and if all the information is not completed you are likely not to be shortlisted.