Organisation: Citizens Advice Guildford
22.5 hours per week
£24,500 to £27,000 depending on experience
Location: Guildford Surrey
Deadline: 14 June, 2021
Citizens Advice Guildford have an exciting opportunity for 2 great team players with a ‘can do’ attitude to join our highly successful caseworker team.
One will focus on providing support to people affected by cancer with welfare benefits advice with the aim of maximising their income. You will report to the Macmillan Project Manager, managing a caseload, assisting clients to access their entitlements to welfare benefits and other sources of financial help. The Service will be delivered through outreach at the Fountain Centre where you’ll support clients face-to-face, by telephone or email.
Our second role will report to the Advice Service Manager and provide ongoing advice and casework to support our generalist advice service. You will manage a caseload, assisting clients to access their entitlements to welfare benefits, deal with their debts and resolve housing issues
Whilst experience of working within Citizens Advice would be desirable, for first role as a welfare benefits caseworker we will happily support the right person through Citizens Advice accredited training to enable them to carry out the role through a trainee caseworker role.
The Citizens Advice service values diversity, promotes equality, and challenges discrimination. We encourage and welcome applications from people of all backgrounds. We particularly welcome applications from disabled and Black, Asian, and Minority Ethnic people, as they are currently underrepresented in our workforce.
Welfare Benefits Caseworker
To apply, please visit our website: https://www.guildfordcab.org.uk/category/jobs
You can find out more information about the role in the job pack. If you would like to apply, please complete the application form and diversity monitoring form after reading the guidance notes. CV's will not be accepted.
The closing dates for applications is 10am on Monday 14 June 2021.
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Address: 15-21 Haydon Place
Tel: 01483 230 864