3353-Government Social Benefits Officials

Job Title: 

Government Social Benefits Officials

Job Description: 

Government social benefits officials examine applications for government, financial or service programs to determine eligibility and amount of benefit or appropriate services, referring exceptional or important cases to senior government officials or managers.


Advising individuals and organizations on government laws, rules and regulations concerning government benefit programs and the determination and disbursement of payments or referral to services, as well as on the public?s rights and obligations

Linked Education ( CESM Codes ) : 

2099 - Social Sciences, Other

Specific Occupations: 

335301 - Social Security Assessor
Description : Assesses social welfare claims and entitlements under government legislation and investigates fraud and suspected breaches of legislation.
Green Occupation : No
Green Skill : NoTrade : No
Specializations : Pensions Officer, Social Benefits Officer, Social Security Claims Officer

International Careers(ISCO): 
Source Of Info: 

Source : Organising Framework for Occupations (OFO) 2013, Department of Higher Education and Training, Republic of South Africa