NFP People
Oakham, Rutland
Northampton, Northamptonshire
£24,100 pro rata: £15,632 for 24 hours per week
Permanent, Part-time, 24 hours per week
Job description


Do you want to make a difference to the lives of local people and children?

We have an exciting opportunity for a Caseworker to join the Charitable Grant Aid Service supporting local people in need at a Leicester City Centre office. This rewarding role offers a great opportunity to make a tangible difference to the lives of local people and children, and the wider community.

Position: Caseworker

Location: Leicester, with occasional travel within Leicestershire, Rutland and Northamptonshire

Hours: 24 hours per week

Salary: £24,100 pro rata: £15,632 for 24 hours per week

Contract: Permanent

Benefits: Flexible working including partial remote working (after successful completion of the probationary/training period), competitive salary, 32 days’ annual leave (pro rata for part time roles) including Bank Holidays, pension scheme, car parking in Leicester City Centre

Closing Date: 18th October

Interview Date: Week commencing 25th October

The Role

The charity helps thousands of local people facing poverty, hardship or crisis by finding funds for people and children in need to purchase basic items such as beds, cookers, clothing, and in emergencies, food. These items can have a huge impact of people’s lives and ensure that local people and children are warm, safe and fed. 

You will be responsible for managing a caseload of applications for people who are in need. Your job will be to prioritise these, assess applications, gather information and make clear concise written applications to UK trusts, secure funds to purchase goods to help.

About You

As a Caseworker you will need to have excellent communication skills, be computer literate and be able to deal sensitively with a wide range of people. You will be self-motivated and a confident decision maker with a flair for communication It is also essential that you are a team player and can demonstrate your ability to work well under pressure to meet deadlines and targets alike.

So, if you have a successful track record in supporting people, experience in managing partnerships and delivering an exceptional customer experience… apply today as we would love to hear from you!

To fulfil the role, you must have the right to work in the U.K. and preferably be able travel for the purposes of work, as occasional travel in Leicestershire, Rutland and Northamptonshire may be required.

About the Organisation

The charity believe that everyone deserves a decent standard of living, with a right to adequate food, shelter and the means to keep warm, clean and rested – no matter what difficulty they may be facing and helps to make a difference by finding funding to provide the essential items that everyone deserves.

As an equal opportunity employer, we would particularly welcome applications from people with an ethnic minority background or those with a disability, as we are currently underrepresented in our workforce.

You may also have experience in areas such as Funding Officer, Funding Officer, Case Worker Funding, Case Worker, Vulnerable Adults, Mental Health, Recovery Worker, Recovery Case Worker, Social Housing, Advice, Benefits, Adviser, Housing, Case Worker Mental Health, Youth Worker, Youth Case Worker, Lead Case Worker, Junior Case Worker, Community Case Worker, Welfare, Charity, Grants, Grant Officer, Grant Case Worker, Grant Aid, Community Aid, Charitable Services, Case Worker Social Care, Social Care, Care, Care and Support.

Posted on: 20 September 2021
Closed date: 18 October 2021
Job ref: 2656
Tags: Social Care/Development, Support Worker