Financial Inclusion and Welfare Rights Officer

Job Reference: 68885
Posted: Thursday 20th June 2024
Closing Date: Thursday 18th July 2024
Up to £26,198 per annum depending on experience and qualifications
Stockport, Greater Manchester
Full-Time

We are looking to recruit an enthusiastic, resourceful and compassionate individual, who will help improve the quality of vulnerable people’s lives by maximising their income from benefits and supporting them to budget for the things that they would like to do now and in the future.

The Team has a passion for helping vulnerable adults improve and maintain their quality of life through the maximisation of benefits and budgeting skills.  We are looking for someone who is warm, positive, creative and accountable with the ability to build positive, trusting relationships with clients, families, staff and partner agencies.

You will be responsible for a caseload of corporate appointeeships, managing benefit claims, bank accounts and budgeting for a number of vulnerable adults who do not have the capacity to do this for themselves.

You will have an interest in financial inclusion and the DWP benefits systems.  You will need to be self-motivated with a keen interest in rules and regulations and how we can use this knowledge for the benefit of our clients.

This role also involves regular, regional travel.

 

For an informal discussion about the role please contact Catherine Reilly-Cooper, Head of Supported Housing on 0161 238 7654.

 

Vacancy Reference Number: 68885

Applications for this role must be submitted via the Creative Support website using the above vacancy reference number

 

Full training is provided, as is the opportunity to work towards QCF Diploma in Health and Social Care. Benefits of working with Creative Support include a probationary bonus, pension contributions, 33 days Annual Leave and company paid enhanced DBS.

 

We are a passionate, inclusive, and anti-racist organization – Stonewall Diversity Champion, Disability Confident Employer who have recently received Investors in People Gold awarded.

 

We can only accept applications from candidates who are located in and eligible to work within the UK. – This post will not be open to Sponsorship under the UKVI scheme

Application Instructions:

To apply, candidates must complete the online application form located on our company website via the listing for the above reference numbered role. We do not accept CV’s as a method of application.

A list of all roles available can be located at: www.creativesupport.co.uk

Completed Application Forms must be submitted to our Head Office address (below) or emailed to be considered for the vacancy. If you have not received a response to your application within 10 working days of the closing date please accept this as notification of an unsuccessful application. Unsuccessful applicants must wait 6 months before reapplying. We do not provide outcomes for unsuccessful applications.

For role or application queries please email recruitment@creativesupport.co.uk

Recruitment Department, Creative Support Ltd, Wellington House, 131 Wellington Road South, Stockport, SK1 3TS

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