Organisation: Camden Council

Location: London
Job Role: Debt/money – Adviser
Salary: £35,913 – £41,657
Closing Date: 17th June, 2018
Job Type: Permanent
Working Hours: Full Time
Job ref number: 180000JO

Description

Location: 5 Pancras Square,

Contract: 2 x permanent, full time, 36 hours

Job Level: Level 4, Zone 1

25 days holiday (27 after 5 years’ service)

Alternative flexible working options available/open to discussion

Visit our website for information on Camden’s flexible working options

The role

We are seeking a Senior Debt & Financial Inclusion Adviser to help our customers living in Camden’s homes to have secure, safe and affordable housing that meets their ongoing needs and provide help and assistance when they need it. This role provides both a second tier debt and financial inclusion support service to colleagues working in the locality teams and across the council, as well as providing a trusted welfare rights advice service to our residents.

 You will provide a specialist debt advice support service to staff to support their development and assist in the resolution of complex issues and problems; working across the council and within the locality teams, and other non-statutory and voluntary sector services; identifying training needs and delivering training.

You will provide a high quality debt and money advice service to residents across the London Borough of Camden. Undertaking specialist debt and money advice and casework service to clients, carrying out a range of activities to ensure complex or sensitive cases are appropriately managed and representing clients at reviews, courts and other hearings where appropriate; including supporting vulnerable adults to maintain their tenancies and live as independently as possible, and assist with grants where appropriate.

About You

The successful candidate will have a strong background in debt and financial inclusion and be able to provide support to colleagues, deliver talks, training and briefings and also provide advice casework service to a wide range of people including vulnerable people. You will need to demonstrate that you meet the key requirements of the role as set out in the job profile under Knowledge, Skills and Experience.

This post will require an Enhanced DBS check.

About us

Camden’s main offices are located in modern award winning offices at King’s Cross.
You can expect an exceptional range of benefits including discounted access to the onsite leisure facilities with swimming pool, recognition and reward for high performance with progression and pay increases, flexible and agile working hours and access to a leading pension scheme.

Camden is proud to be the country’s first Timewise council and as part of this accreditation, we work to help parents balance work with childcare. This fits in with our aim to be leaders in innovative flexible and part-time working that allows for different patterns of care and for parents to share childcare responsibilities.

Visit https://camdengov.referrals.selectminds.com/togetherwearecamden/info/page1 to see the full details of our excellent benefits

Make it work for you. Make it your Camden.

Discover and Diversity
To “discover” more about Camden and our commitment towards diversity, equality and safeguarding, please visit our recruitment website

How to apply

To apply for this job please follow the “Apply” link. In the ‘Why you?’ section of the application form you will be expected to explain how you meet the key requirements for this role listed in the job profile. When explaining how you meet each of the requirements, please give examples that clearly demonstrate your skills, knowledge and experience. When writing your examples give a brief description of the situation or task but focus on the actions you took and the result of your actions.

Apply Online via this link

Camden is committed to making our recruitment practices barrier-free and as inclusive as possible for everyone. This includes making adjustments or changes for people who have a disability or long-term health condition. If you would like us to do anything differently during the recruitment process, or provide any information in an alternative format, please contact us on 020 7974 6655, at resourcing@camden.gov.uk, or post to 5 Pancras Square, London N1C 4AG.

Closing dates for applications: Sunday 17th June 2018 at 23.59

Interviews to be held: Monday 26th to 28th June 2018

If needed, second round interviews to be held: 11th July and 13th July 2018.

Please quote ref: 180000JO

To view the Job profile for this vacancy please visit our website.

Camden welcomes new employees on a monthly basis; next available dates for induction are; 16th July, 20thAugust and 17th September 2018.

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