Welfare Benefits Adviser & Support Worker

Organisation: Citizens Advice Croydon
35 hours per week
£25,000 plus up to 5% matching pension contribution
Location: South Norwood and surrounding areas
Deadline: 28 September, 2018

Welfare Benefits Adviser & Support Worker, Macmillan Benefits Advice Service for South West London

An experienced Generalist Adviser is sought to support the bureau’s Macmillan Cancer Support (MCS) Project. Both Croydon and Wandsworth CABx have delivered MCS funded Benefits Advice Services for several years for people affected by cancer at Croydon University Hospital (CUH) and St George’s Hospital (SGH) NHS trusts, plus local community cancer centres and within bureau offices. MCS has funded a cross-CABx service as an extension of this service in a partnership with the four NHS Trusts: CUH, SGH, Kingston and Epsom & St Helier (Sutton). This project has given equal access to all people affected by cancer in SW London and integrates further with MCS direct services.

The postholder will have prime responsibility for supporting the bureau’s MCS adviser by:

This post will also provide some appropriate administration support for the adviser.

You will need at least six months’ experience as a trained Citizens Advice generalist adviser or equivalent and proven up-to-date welfare benefits knowledge. Own transport is essential as there is a requirement to work within each of the NHS Trusts.

Funded by Macmillan Cancer Support.

For an application pack, email macmillan.cab@croydoncab.org.uk. (This email is monitored on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays)

 

Contact

Address: Citizens Advice Croydon
48-50 Portland Road
South Norwood
London SE25 4PQ

E-mail: macmillan.cab@croydoncab.org.uk

Tel: 01689 808139