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Macmillan Welfare Benefits Adviser

Entry-level at Citizens Advice LeicesterShire

Macmillan Welfare Benefits Adviser

Entry-level at Citizens Advice LeicesterShire

  • LocationLeicester, UK
  • Position levelEntry-level
  • Job period icon
  • Application deadline iconApply by 07 Jan, 2019
  • Application deadline iconPosted on 08 Nov, 2018
  • Start date iconStart date:
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  • Competitive£ 18,870.0 per year
Job Description

Macmillan Welfare Benefits Adviser

Leicester City office and other outreach locations

Salary Scale 4/18 £18870 FTE per annum (pro-rata) with a 6% pension contribution

30 hours per week

Fixed-term contract until December 2019 with the possibility of extension

We are looking for a Welfare Benefits Adviser to join our Macmillan Welfare Benefits service. Whilst experience in providing advice on benefits is not essential, preference will be given to applicants who can demonstrate their knowledge and/or experience in this area.

Role purpose:

You will be required to provide advice, assistance and advocacy on a range of welfare benefits issues to those affected by cancer and who live in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland or receive treatment in any of the Leicester Hospitals.

You will provide advice through a variety of channels and locations, with the majority of the advice work taking place face to face in a hospital setting. Verbal and written communication skills are essential, ensuring client sensitivity and confidentiality at all times.

You will be able to demonstrate basic IT skills for the provision of advice.

Previous applicants need not apply.

For a full application pack and information on how to apply, please visit our website and download the pack by clicking on the Apply button.

Closing date: Midnight, 28/11/2018

Interview date: TBC

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