Trainee Caseworker - Welfare Benefits

Location
Daventry, Northamptonshire
Salary
Salary to be agreed and dependent on experience
Posted
12 Feb 2019
Closes
28 Feb 2019
Contact
Dave Berry
Hours
Part Time
Contract Type
Contract

Part-time, 30 hours per week

3 year contract

Citizens Advice Daventry and District is the leading provider of voluntary sector advice services in Daventry and across the Daventry District. We help approximately 4,000 people each year with free, independent, confidential and impartial advice on a wide range of issues.

Citizens Advice Daventry and District, having secured funding from the Big Lottery, are seeking to appoint a member of staff to be trained to deliver Specialist Benefits advice to people who have mental health issues or disabilities and live within Daventry District Council area.

You will be trained to:

  • have an in-depth knowledge of Welfare Benefits;
  • interview and advise clients on their benefit entitlements;
  • have an understanding of the issues faced by our clients;

You must have access or use of transport to visit clients across the district, and have a willingness to adopt a flexible working pattern to meet client needs.

Successful candidates will be required to undertake an enhanced DBS check.

For more information on the role and to apply, application packs are available by emailing enquiries@daventry.cabnet.org.uk

Citizens Advice Daventry and District is an equal opportunities employer. We encourage applications from all sections of the community.

All shortlisted candidates should note that if appointed they will be required to provide documentary evidence of their right to work in the UK, in order to comply with the statutory requirements.

Closing Date 28th February 2019.

Interviews will take place week commencing March 4th 2019     

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