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Benefits Advisor

Organisation: Maggie's
37.5 hours per week
£28,512 - £36,890 DOE (inclusive of London weighting)
Location: London
Deadline: 12 December, 2019

We're seeking an experienced and empathetic Benefits Advisor to join the team at Maggie's Barts.

The post-holder will work as a member of a multi-disciplinary team providing Maggie’s integrated programme of support to people affected by cancer in accordance with Maggie’s policies and procedures, model, culture, ethos and brand.

The post-holder will be responsible for providing support to enable people affected by cancer to maximise income. They will achieve this through providing advice and assisting people to access available benefits and other sources of financial help. This support may be provided on a ‘drop in’ basis and through a programme of booked appointments. The post-holder will be responsible for all administration and appropriate follow up in relation to claims and advice. They will be responsible for liaising with other statutory and voluntary bodies as required.

They will also have responsibility for creating the conditions for maintaining ongoing relationships with people accessing the centre, and in collaboration with colleagues for enabling people to access all aspects of Maggie’s programme to ensure ongoing and effective cancer support.

The post-holder will be responsible for supporting the Centre Head in the promotion of Maggie’s programme of cancer support. They will be responsible for recording data in relation to their own work in accordance with Maggie’s policies and procedures, and will contribute to Maggie’s programme of annual audit, centre review and triennial review.

The post-holder will support Maggies Centre Head in ensuring that Maggie’s environment is maintained in accordance with Maggie’s policies and procedures in order to ensure effective and efficient programme provision.

The post-holder will participate in monthly staff support sessions, fortnightly meetings with the Centre Head and supervision meetings, and staff training as required.

In addition to a rewarding career, Maggie’s offers a range of staff benefits including competitive holiday entitlement, workplace pension, option to apply to continue NHS pension, sick-pay scheme, and travel and cycle loans.

A full job description is available on our website: https://www.maggiescentres.org/about-maggies/work-for-us/latest-vacancies/benefits-advisor-maggies-barts-nov19/

The closing date for applications is 9.00 am at Thursday 12 December 2019. Interviews will take place on 19 December 2019.

Please send CV with covering letter in the format of two separate documents to recruitment@maggiescentres.org 

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E-mail: recruitment@maggiescentres.org

Tel: 0141 225 0052