SE1, London (On-site)
£30,594 per year
Contract, 1 Year, Full-time
Job description

ADVICE CASEWORK LEAD (DEBT, BENEFITS HOUSING)

OASIS CENTRE, OASIS HUB WATERLOO

FULL TIME

1 YEAR FIXED TERM CONTRACT (with view to extend)

SALARY:  £30,594 per annum (including London Weighting)

We have an exciting opportunity for an Advice Casework Lead (debt, benefits and housing) to join our team as part of Oasis Hub Waterloo. Oasis Waterloo has run debt advice services and a food bank for the last decade. More recently we have developed further advice and support programmes, including benefits, immigration, and housing advice. We are now looking for a relational, supportive, experienced advice worker, to lead a small team and ensure we are delivering excellent advice, in a holistic community setting.

What’s in it for you?

  • A chance to work with a great team of passionate, supportive and holistically minded advisors and community workers
  • The opportunity to make a real difference, materially improving the lives of community members, as well as developing the service
  • The chance to get involved in the wider life of Oasis Hub Waterloo, including community events and staff gatherings

You will receive the support of a fantastic team of professionals in the community.  As part of the package, Oasis offers:

  • A pension scheme, currently offering 7% employer contribution
  • A generous holiday allowance
  • Flexible working where possible, with family friendly policies

In this role, you would be working with local community members, to improve their circumstances through the provision of high-quality advice, as well as supporting development and ensuring best practice across the service.  This role is based in our newly relaunched community space at the Oasis Centre and will include supporting with community drop-ins and walk-ins, as well as 1-2-1 appointments,

Key responsibilities. 

  • Managing your own caseload of clients, collaborating closely with other team members and volunteers
  • Line managing a small team delivering client casework
  • Ensuring compliance and quality control across our casework provision, including obtaining quality standards, creating client feedback mechanisms, and ensuring policy compliance

The successful post holder must have:

  • Experience providing face-to-face advice
  • A willingness to work with people who have multiple and complex needs
  • A recognised advice qualification or equivalent experience
  • Line management experience
  • Attention to detail and up-to-date knowledge of advice practice and policy

If you are interested in being part of this service, then please:

Email your CV including a Supporting Statement via the Oasis Charity Jobs Website . Your Supporting Statement should be no more than two A4 pages and must address the following question:

  1. Please expand on your CV to tell us about relevant skills, experience and qualification you have, that relate to the job description and person specification.

Completed applications should be returned by Sunday 12th June 2022.

Interviews will take place in Waterloo on Thursday 16th June 2022.

The successful candidate will need to be provide proof of the right to work in the UK.  We actively encourage applications from people of all ethnic backgrounds and minority and underrepresented groups. 

Oasis is committed to making a difference to the lives of the communities it works in, and as such you must show a willingness to demonstrate commitment to the values and behaviours which flow from the Oasis ethos.  We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. We expect all staff to share this commitment and to undergo appropriate checks, including enhanced DBS checks. 

Oasis supports Equal Opportunities.  Registered Charity No. 1026487

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Posted on: 23 May 2022
Closed date: 12 June 2022 at 00:00
Tags: Advice, Information, Management

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