Money Advice Caseworker

Location
Newhaven with some travel across the Lewes District and East Sussex
Salary
£ 21,962 - £ 24,174 depending on experience
Posted
01 Sep 2017
Closes
19 Sep 2017
Contact
Jackie Wilkes
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Contract

Money Advice Caseworker
Full time or job share

Location: Lewes District
Salary: £21,962 - £ 24,174 depending on experience           
Hours: 37 hours per week or as agreed
Contract: 12 months fixed term with the intention to extend subject to funding

Lewes District Citizens Advice is looking for a money advice caseworker to work alongside our specialist benefits team. This job could be undertaken by a full-time caseworker or as a job share.

Although you will be based primarily in Newhaven you may also need to see clients in our other offices across Lewes District. There will be some travel within East Sussex.

Ideally applicants will have at least 2 years' recent experience of delivering face to face debt advice and have successfully completed the MAS Giving Good Debt Advice (GGDA) online assessment at Advice Work, Casework/Specialist and Court Representation Levels, or be MAS accredited by alternative means. The job requires a high level of numeracy and a commitment and dedication to continuing professional development.

It is important that that you have strong organisational and communications skills and work well as part of a team. It is essential to be able to manage your time efficiently and work on your own initiative. Experience of delivering Financial Capability initiatives would be desirable.

Lewes District Citizens Advice is an equal opportunities employer.

If you would like further details on the role or just an informal chat, please contact Jackie Wilkes on 01273 477924 or, for an application pack, please email bureauxmanager@lewescab.cabnet.org.uk

Closing date: Tuesday 19th September 2017 at 5pm

Interviews will be held on Wednesday 27th September 2017

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