Senior Welfare Rights Adviser, Open to flexible working - homeworking available

Location
Camden, London (Greater)
Salary
£37,638 per annum
Posted
01 Dec 2021
Closes
12 Dec 2021
Ref
210000OH

Starting Salary: £37,638

Job Level: Level 4, Zone 1

Work Location: 5 Pancras Square, London, N1C 4AG with remote working arrangements currently in place

Hours per week: 36 hours per week

Contract Type: Fixed Term/Secondment for 12 month Maternity cover

Closing Date: Sunday 12 December 2021, 23:59

Interviews to be held: Weeks commencing 13th and 20th December 2021

Alternative flexible working options available    

About the role     

We are looking for an experienced Welfare Rights Adviser to provide specialist welfare rights advice, information and casework management service to our Camden residents.

The role involves working with residents to identify benefit entitlement, help residents make claims, challenge incorrect DWP decisions and represent clients at tribunal.   The role also involves supporting colleagues

About You  

The successful post holder will have strong communication, negotiation and advocacy skills with experience in providing welfare rights advice and a casework service to clients to help them claim the full range of benefits.  You will have understanding of the needs of vulnerable people and how to support them.

You will need to demonstrate that you have the ability to meet the key requirements of the role as set out in the job profile under Knowledge, Skills and Experience. 

This role also requires a DBS Enhanced Check. 

Working for Camden

Working for Camden you’ll receive a host of great benefits.

For further information and to submit your application please click 'Apply'.

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