”we sort out problems together, for good”
Citizens Advice Southwark has a track record of delivering high-quality services from its offices in Peckham, Walworth and Bermondsey and outreach locations across Southwark and South East London. We sort out problems together, for good, by providing free, independent, confidential and impartial advice across all areas of social welfare law, and through using the experience of our clients to bring about positive change through research and campaigns.
Dimbleby & Macmillan Welfare Benefits Caseworker
NJC Scale SO2 £34,164 to £35,947 per annum pro rata
Part-time – 21 hours per week
Post funded jointly by Dimbleby Cancer Care & Macmillan Cancer Support
Citizens Advice Southwark provides an outreach advice service in hospitals across South East London for people affected by cancer. We are seeking to recruit a part-time welfare benefits caseworker, 3 days per week, who will undertake casework, assisting clients to access their entitlements to welfare benefits and other sources of financial help.
You must have:
- Substantial experience of managing your own case load of complex welfare benefits cases and an in-depth knowledge of welfare benefits including those related to disability and sickness
- An understanding of the issues facing people affected by long-term illness and disability, including cancer
- Understand, empathise and be committed to the Citizens Advice aims, principles and equal opportunities policies
Closing date: 9.00am Monday 25th October 2021
Interviews: Friday 29th October 2021
For further information and an application pack please visit our website via the Apply button.
We offer a range of employee benefits, including generous annual leave, an employer matched pension contribution up to 10% salary, and training and development opportunities to continue your professional development.
Citizens Advice Southwark is an equal opportunities employer and encourages applications from all applicants who meet the person specification irrespective of sex, gender reassignment, marriage or civil partnership status, pregnancy and maternity, sexual orientation, race, religion or belief, age, or disability.