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Welfare Rights Officer

Organisation: Nottingham City Council
37 hours per week
£25,295 (rising to £26,999 after one year)
Location: Nottingham
Deadline: 21 June, 2019

Reference: SR0395

The starting salary is £25,295 (Level One) rising to £26,999 (Level Two) on the first year anniversary, subject to satisfactory completion of a probation period (pro rata for part time workers).

We’ve got an exciting opportunity available for talented individuals to join our workforce - perhaps this is the opportunity you’ve been waiting for?

There has never been a better time to join Nottingham City Council. Known for inclusivity and innovation, we have also won a host of Employee Benefits Awards, are a leading employer of Apprentices and we are continually working around the clock to deliver high quality services for Nottingham’s citizens, visitors and investors.

Our aspiration is to make Nottingham a Great City, but to do this we need to be a Great Council, provide Great Services and recruit and develop a Great Workforce.

Join an organisation that gives you extra – we will value your contributions, promote flexible and modern ways of working, will double your monthly pension contributions, offer a very generous 25-32 days holiday package each year (exclusive of public bank holidays and dependent on length of service) and give you the option to purchase up to 28 days additional holiday tax-free!

Nottingham City Councils Welfare Rights Service is seeking to appoint 2 suitably experienced advisers to provide advice and casework advocacy in the areas of wefare benefit and debt law. You will deliver advice via the Welfare Rights Service Advice Line, home visits and face to face appointments. Ideally you will possess knowledge of the relevant law, along with strong organisational skills and experience of assisting clients in need.

Essential requirements:

For informal enquiries please contact:
Tracey Lyons
Tel: 0115 883 3814

For more information, or to apply, please visit:

Closing date: 21 June 2019, midnight.