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Personal Finance Team Leader

Organisation: Hertfordshire County Council
37 hours a week
£32,798 per annum
Location: Hertfordshire
Deadline: 28 August, 2022

Personal Finance Team Leader
Job Number: HCC20268
Directorate: Safeguarding and Specialist Services
Location: Countywide
Starting salary: £32,798 per annum
Hours: 37 hours per week
Contract: Fixed Term until 31 March 2024
Diversity: We are an inclusive employer and value a diverse workforce

Job duties

An exciting opportunity has arisen to lead the new Personal Finance Team within Children Services.

The new Personal Finance Team is being funded by the Building Life Chances grant funding to support Children Services with personal finance-related issues. This will range from advice and support with Universal Credit applications through to disability-related benefits and support around appointee ships. The team will be responsible for increasing the income to Children Services through the reclaiming of housing-related benefits from care leavers in accommodation post-18, and work closely with CLA Teams, Care Leavers Teams and the Fostering and Adoption Service.

The Team Leader will co-ordinate personal finance and benefits advice work in Children Services, including casework, advocacy, outreach, production of written and oral information, training, and appeals representation. They will lead a team of 2 officers, and report to the 16+ Accommodation and Housing Brokerage Service Manager.

This is a varied and challenging role where the candidate is expected:

More information

Closing Date: 28 August 2022.

For an informal discussion and more information please contact Tom Snell at:

To apply, please visit:

Benefits of Working for HCC: