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Senior Welfare Rights Adviser

Organisation: London Borough of Camden
36 hours per week
£36,360 - £42,490
Location: London
Deadline: 4 September, 2019

Camden Welfare Rights Team are seeking Senior Welfare Rights Advisers to help our customers living in Camden’s homes to have secure, safe and affordable housing that meets their ongoing needs and provide help and assistance when they need it. This role provides both a second tier welfare rights support service to colleagues working in the locality teams and across the council, as well as providing a trusted Welfare Rights Advice Service to our residents.

The successful candidate will have a background in Welfare Rights Advice and be able to provide support to colleagues across the council, assist in developing and delivering training, seminars and talks on the full range of benefits and related areas. You will also have experience providing an advice casework service to a wide range of people including vulnerable adults, identifying entitlement to benefits, completing forms and advocating on behalf of vulnerable people. You will need to demonstrate that you have the ability to meet the key requirements of the role as set out in the job profile under Knowledge, Skills and Experience.

The post is subject to enhanced DBS.

To apply for this job follow this link: camdengov.referrals.selectminds.com/togetherwearecamden/jobs/senior-welfare-rights-adviser-1431

Camden is committed to making our recruitment practices barrier-free and as inclusive as possible for everyone. This includes making adjustments or changes for people who have a disability or long-term health condition. If you would like us to do anything differently during the recruitment process, or provide any information in an alternative format, please contact us on 020 7974 6655, at resourcing@camden.gov.uk, or post to 5 Pancras Square, London N1C 4AG.

Closing dates for applications: Wednesday 4th September 2019 23.59
Interviews: Monday 9th and Tuesday 10th September 2019.
If needed, second round interviews to be held: 11th September 2019.

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Address: 5 Pancras Square,
London N1C 4AG.

E-mail: resourcing@camden.gov.uk

Tel: 020 7974 6655