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Welfare Benefits Specialist

Organisation: South East London Mind
37.5 hours per week
£32,730 per year
Location: Based in London Borough of Bromley
Deadline: 3 March, 2024

The Benefits Service within South East London Mind is a well-established offer of support to clients who need to access welfare benefits they are entitled to receive.

The service currently operates across Bromley, Lewisham and Greenwich, delivered in partnership with local NHS. It includes dedicated welfare benefits advisors who provide casework support, and a cross-area team of volunteers who assist with form filling and assessments for health and disability benefits.

We are looking for a Welfare Benefits Specialist in Bromley to support clients to access the benefits they are entitled to. We are looking for someone with significant experience of working within welfare benefits in either a paid or voluntary capacity. Ideally this will include providing representation at appeals and giving advice on complex entitlement issues. A strong understanding of the needs of people with mental health problems is also essential to this role.

Role responsibilities

Successful applicants will be expected to undergo an Enhanced Level Disclosure and Barring Service check.

More information

For more information and to apply, please visit our website: https://selmind.org.uk/job/welfare-benefits-specialist-7/

Closing date: Sunday 3 March (11.59pm)

Likely interview date: Week beginning 18 March 2024

About SEL Mind

We are a local Mind with a diverse workforce of over 400 staff and volunteers, working to support people with mental health problems and dementia in the boroughs of Bromley, Lambeth, Lewisham, Greenwich and Southwark. Read about the benefits of working for us.

Inclusion is one of our core values. We welcome all applicants, including those with lived experience of mental health problems. We particularly encourage applications from people from culturally diverse communities, disabled people, people with diverse sexual orientations and gender identities, and under 25s.


 

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Address: 20b Hayne Road,
Beckenham
BR3 4HY

Email: recruitment@blgmind.org.uk