Job Title: Welfare Benefits Advice Caseworker
Organisation: Community Advice and Law Service
Location: East Midlands
Job Role: Adviser – Welfare Benefits
Salary:  £17,838 – £19,459 (pro rata) depending on experience
Closing Date: 18th March 2019
Job Type: Permanent
Working Hours: Part time

Description

Community Advice and Law Service is recruiting a Welfare Benefits Caseworker, funded by the Big Lottery for our new ‘Check-in 4 Advice’ service, which is funded until September 2022. The focus of the service will be to deliver welfare benefits advice at community venues as well as at our city centre office. We are looking for an experienced and self-motivated adviser who will add strength to our advice team.

The role is for 30 hours per week and is based at our Leicester City centre office. The pro-rata salary is £17,838 – £19,459 depending on experience.

The main duties of the role are to:

• Manage and maintain an active caseload, providing a comprehensive welfare benefit advice, advocacy and casework service to clients on all matters relating to welfare benefits.
• Advise clients on entitlements to social security benefits in order to increase their income and to challenge decisions.
• Assist clients to make applications for charitable funds where appropriate
For an application pack, please e-mail us at enquiries@cals.uk.net or call us on 0116 242 1120. The closing date for applications is noon on Monday 18th March 2019 with interviews to be held on Wednesday 3 April 2019.

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