Welfare Rights Officer

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Part time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 16/09/2019 12:00
£10,945 per annum (£26,999 pro rata)
Job Category:
Finance / Benefits / Revenues / Procurement
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Redcar, Middlesbrough and Cleveland
Closing date:
16 Sep
Further Information

Welfare Rights Officer

15 hours per week
Salary £10,945 per annum (£26,999 pro rata)

Carers Together Foundation is an organisation dedicated to improving carers’ quality of life. We listen to carers, give them a voice, provide information, practical and emotional support and promote carers’ rights across the South Tees area.

We are seeking an experienced and motivated individual to join our Welfare Rights Team, providing a direct case-work service that aims to maximise the income of carers and their families.

The postholder will join a busy team providing an effective, efficient and comprehensive welfare rights service, working in partnership with carers, colleagues and staff in other sectors and organisations.

To succeed in this role, you should have:

• experience of providing a direct casework service which aims to maximise benefit entitlement
• experience of advocating, writing appeal submissions and presenting cases at tribunals/hearings
• knowledge of current and emerging relevant legislation, case law and guidance.

To apply for this role, candidates must complete the attached application form and return to Louise Holland - HR Admin Officer at louise.holland@carerstogether-rc.org.uk or via post to Carers Together Foundation, 23 Queen Street, Redcar TS10 1AB.

If you require any additional information about the post please email louise.holland@carerstogether-rc.org.uk.

Closing date: Monday 16th September 2019 (12.00 noon)

Shortlisting date: Thursday 19th September 2019

Interview date: Wednesday 25th September 2019
(Interviews will be held in Middlesbrough)

Carers Together is committed to being an equal opportunities employer.

Registered charity number: 1128910 Company number: 6746629

Please note
This job is closed for applications.