Welfare Benefits Caseworker

Organisation: Citizens Advice Croydon
35 hours per week
£29,000 pa (We comply with government legislation on pension auto-enrolment)
Location: Macmillan Benefits Advice Service for South West London
Deadline: 28 April, 2017

An experienced Welfare Benefits Caseworker is sought to deliver our Macmillan Cancer Support (MCS) Project.

Since 2013, MCS has funded a cross-CABx service between the Citizens Advice services of Croydon and Wandsworth, in a partnership with the four NHS Trusts. This project has given equal access to all people affected by cancer in SW London and integrates further with MCS direct services. The postholder will have prime responsibility for ensuring delivery of the five day a week benefits caseworker service with support from the generalist adviser/support worker. The postholder will be expected to offer outreach appointments at the Macmillan Centres at Croydon University and Epsom & St Helier Hospitals.

You will need at least two years in depth experience as a trained welfare benefits Citizens Advice caseworker or equivalent. Own transport is essential as there is a requirement to undertake outreach appointments. An enhanced DBS check is required for this role.

Fixed term – Until 31st December 2018 (with possibility of extension)

Funded by Macmillan Cancer Support.

Closing date: Midday on Friday 28th April 2017.
Interviews expected to be w/c 1st May 2017

For an application pack, email recruitment@croydoncab.org.uk or call 01689 808139

Contact

Address: Citizens Advice Croydon, 48-50 Portland Road, South Norwood, London, SE25 4PQ

E-mail: recruitment@croydoncab.org.uk

Tel: 01689 808 139