Citizens Advice North Somerset
Weston-super-Mare, North Somerset
£24,204 - £27,511 Depending on Experience
Permanent, Part-time, 37.5 hours per week (part time/job share considered), Full-time
Job description

We are looking to recruit a highly motivated individual as a specialist Welfare Rights Team Leader to:

  • Lead, coordinate and develop the Welfare Benefits Team, working with both paid and volunteer advisers; 
  • Deliver high quality welfare benefits advice and specialist casework on behalf of clients;
  • Provide welfare benefits specialist support to non-welfare benefit advisers

The role will involve working closely with senior management to help deliver the strategic aims of the service.  You will have good IT, numeracy and literacy skills.  You will be an experienced Welfare Benefits Adviser and be able to demonstrate team leadership, with good communication skills and a commitment to delivering a high quality service. 

Citizens Advice North Somerset (CANS) is an established and well regarded local independent charity who provide free, impartial and confidential advice.  We undertake research & campaign work to influence policy makers and to effect change.  We work in partnership with the Local Authority, The Legal Aid Agency, Macmillan Cancer Support, Money and Pension Service, Wessex Water and many more local and national partners to deliver our advice services to over 7,500 clients living and working in North Somerset. 

Please visit our website via the Apply button to download the application pack

Closing date: Monday 27th September 2021 at midday

Interview Date: 4th October 2021

Posted on: 01 September 2021
Closed date: 27 September 2021
Tags: Advice, Information, Management