Citizens Advice Birmingham
Birmingham, West Midlands
Solihull, West Midlands
£28,148.21 per annum pro rata
Permanent, Part-time, Role 1: 29.2 hours pw - Role 2: 27.4 hours p.w
Job description

Context of role

Citizens Advice Birmingham is partnered with Macmillan Cancer Support to deliver Welfare Benefit Advice across Birmingham and Solihull.

We are looking for enthusiastic caseworkers who will join an existing team to ensure delivery of service specifications, targets and quality standards for the Macmillan Service.

"Under normal circumstances your place of work will be our City Centre Birmingham Office with attendance at outreach locations in the Birmingham and Solihull areas. At present your duties will be undertaken mainly via home working due to government advice."

Annual Leave: 25 days plus 8 bank holidays pro rata per annum from 1st January to 31st December. This rises to 30 days pro rata over the next 5 years

Role purpose

The Welfare Benefit caseworkers will provide a high quality advice service for people affected by cancer.

The post holders will provide this service in hospital settings across Birmingham and Solihull. Delivery will be integrated with cancer care teams to provide seamless referral pathways that complement the assessment and care planning process of patients. 

You will undertake casework, assisting clients to access their entitlement to welfare benefits and other sources of financial help, up to and including tribunal representation. The post holder will also attend events to promote the service and provide support and training to volunteers and health care professionals.

For a job pack visit our website via the apply button. 

CV’s not accepted.

Closing Date: Monday 8th March 2021 at midday

Assessment Date: TBC

Interview Date: TBC

Posted on: 18 February 2021
Closed date: 08 March 2021
Tags: Advice, Information, Social Care/Development