37.5 hours per week
£22,440 - £29,034
Deadline: 21 March, 2018
Maggie's Aberdeen is currently seeking a empathetic and motivated Benefits Adviser to join the team on a permanent basis.
The post-holder will work as a member of a multi-disciplinary team providing Maggie’s integrated programme 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 their 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 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.
The successful candidate will have a minimum of two years' experience in providing benefits advice.
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 the Maggie's website and click on the 'work for us' tab at the bottom right hand side of the web page.
Closing date for this post is Wednesday the 21 March at 10am.
Address: 10 Dumbarton Road
Tel: 0141 225 0052