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Welfare Rights Adviser

Organisation: Lambeth Council
35 hours per week
£17.17 - £21.39 per hour
Location: Brixton, London
Deadline: 13 December, 2019

Temporary post - up to 6 months.

Lambeth Council are seeking a temporary Welfare Rights Adviser for their welfare rights service, Every Pound Counts. The role involves providing advice on both general and complex welfare benefits issues to sick and disabled residents, and to other professionals, to maximise income, providing specialist casework support where required to ensure that successful claims are made. Candidates need to demonstrate detailed knowledge of welfare benefits and understanding of the impact of welfare reform and to communicate specialist knowledge in a straightforward and accessible way. The successful applicant will demonstrate a track record of delivering excellent benefit advice services. Recruitment is managed via an agency contract and is subject to satisfactory DBS clearance and reference checks.

To apply, please sent your CV to jcharris@lambeth.gov.uk

Your CV should include the following:

Deadline for applications: 13th December, 5pm

For further information, or for an informal chat, please contact Julia Harris: jcharris@lambeth.gov.uk

For further information on the service, please visit: https://www.lambeth.gov.uk/everypoundcounts