Benefits Advisor

Organisation: Maggie's
37.5 hours per week
£23,113 - £29,905
Location: Merseyside
Deadline: 4 October, 2018

Maggie’s is seeking a temporary Benefits Advisor on a rolling week to week contract to join the team in our Merseyside Centre.

The post holder will work as a member of a multi-disciplinary team providing Maggie’s integrated programme of 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 annul audit, centre review and triennial review.

The post holder will support Maggie’s 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, childcare vouchers, workplace pension, option to apply to continue NHS pension, sick pay scheme and travel and cycle loans.

To view a full job description and for further details on how to apply please visit our website:


Address: The Clatterbridge Cancer Centre
Clatterbridge Road
CH63 4JY


Tel: 0151 334 4301