3 x vacancies
Three fixed term contracts working 2 days a week 17.5 hours
SAP = Southwark Advice Plus 2 roles ending 31.05.2021
BWC = Bank Workers Charity 1 role ending 30.06.2021
About the Role
This is a role where you can make a difference.
You will provide independent and confidential information, advice and guidance, along with mentoring support to disabled clients to facilitate their increased financial security, economic contribution and participation in society. You will help improve their confidence and resilience with the aim of increasing their independence.
Educated to A level standard and with an NVQ IAG qualification at level 3 or equivalent, you will have demonstrable experience of delivering IAG including debt advice for which you hold accredited qualification. You will have experience of working with disabled people, be able to advise on solutions across a range of subject areas and bring a knowledge of statutory support that is available for them.
You will have the ability to work in an accessible way with a range of disabled clients. You will have strong research, networking and referral skills, along with highly developed inter-personal, negotiating, listening and mentoring skills. You will be able to work on sensitive and challenging issues, be well organised, with excellent written and verbal communication skills along with the ability to work to tight deadlines.
We seek candidates with a genuine commitment to the values and ethos of Leonard Cheshire.
About Leonard Cheshire
Leonard Cheshire supports individuals to live, learn and work as independently as they choose, whatever their ability. We are the UK's largest voluntary sector provider of services for people with disabilities, opening doors to opportunity, choice and support around the globe. This is an exciting time to join us with our new brand and as we grow our reach across communities.
What we Offer
- Fair and competitive pay rates
- A generous employer contribution to a company pension scheme with additional life cover
- Substantial annual leave, with the option to buy or sell leave
- Access to a cash health plan at favourable rates
- A Comprehensive Employee Assistance Programme
Leonard Cheshire welcomes applications from all sections of the community. We actively encourage applications from people with a disability, supporting where possible, your requirements for reasonable adjustments.
Shortlisting for this role may take place as applications are received. We therefore reserve the right to close this vacancy once a suitable candidate has been appointed.