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Client Affairs Officer

Job details

General information



Closing Date


Service Area


Corporate Services

Service Area

Assessment Hub

Vacancy Details


Customer Service - Customer Service - All

Job Title

Client Affairs Officer



Salary Range (£ pro rata for part time roles)

BBU07 22,571 - 24,920

Contract Type

Part time permanent

Contract Hours


Job Advert

Bedford Borough Council is looking for a caring and confident person able to work with customers (and/or Social Workers and Carers) who do not have capacity to manage their own financial affairs and are in receipt of Money Management Services from the Council.


You will be managing their financial affairs either through appointeeship or deputyship, acting in the best interests of the customers at all times. Reconciling bank accounts, paying bills and ensuring that the correct benefits are claimed.


You will need to be organised with the ability to work within legal guidelines and at all levels. You must be able to work as part of a team and on your own initiative.


The post you are applying for is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. If your application is successful you will be required to declare any spent and unspent convictions, adult cautions (simple or conditional) that are not "protected" as defined by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (as amended in 2013 and 2020).


How to apply

To apply you will need to upload a current CV and a document detailing how you meet the selection criteria for the role.  The selection criteria can be found in the job profile below.  Optional CV and selection criteria templates are provided below.  If you do not upload both documents the panel may be unable to score your application.


Please note:

The Council will not normally re-employ ex-employees in the following circumstances, unless the appointment in business critical:

·         Ex-employees in receipt of a severance payment (within 12 months of leaving)

·         Ex-employees in receipt of a local government pension

If you would like further information, please email

Additional Vacancy Information

Allowance (pro rata for part time roles)


Work Pattern

Wednesday, Thursday and Friday

Is this an enhanced DBS role?


Is this a politically restricted role?


Is this a customer facing role which requires a fluent English Speaker?


Vacancy Location


Bedfordshire, Bedford Borough Council Recruitment, Bedford


Borough Hall, Cauldwell Street, Bedford

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Job Profile

Client Affairs Officer Job Description.pdf (301 Kb) Download attachment 

CV Template

CV Template.docx (16 Kb) Download attachment 

Selection Criteria Template

Selection Criteria template.docx (11 Kb) Download attachment