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Financial Resilience Officer (2 posts)

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Fixed Term
Working Pattern:
Part time
Advert Start Date:
03/02/2021
Advert End Date:
31/03/2021 23:59
Salary:
Grade 5 (scp 17 - 22) £24,491 - 27,041 pro rata
Hours per week:
20
Job Category:
Finance / Benefits / Revenues / Procurement
Vacancy ID:
203815
Employment Location:
30 West Sunniside and agile working
Post Number:
50090659 / 50090660
Number of posts:
2
Closing date:
31 Mar
Further Information

3 Year Fixed Term

Supporting Sunderland residents to experience financial wellbeing and develop financial resilience is an important part of Sunderland City Council’s approach to Community Resilience.

A three-year programme of activity funded via Public Health will deliver a range of activity to maximise resident access to information, advice and guidance that will contribute to financial wellbeing and as a result have a positive impact on people’s health .The programme will include work with partners to improve crisis support particularly around healthy food.

The programme will deliver a comprehensive and sustainable set of financial wellbeing and resilience products and campaigns underpinned by a widespread training and ongoing media/communications strategy based on a ‘To Do list’ for every Sunderland resident – regardless of income or employment status.

* Know your rights
* Assert your rights
* Make your money go further

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Financial Resilience Officer (2 posts available), the post holder will support the Financial Resilience Co-ordinator to deliver a range of projects/activity that creates opportunities for improved financial resilience and wellbeing for all residents.

The postholders should have experience delivering engagement and awareness sessions/promotions ideally in a relevant field/subject.

They should be able to demonstrate that they can work collaboratively with colleagues/and a range of stakeholders and should have excellent communication skills.

Applicants should be familiar with maintaining records, providing data and information and be an excellent team player, who understands the needs of vulnerable people.

We are looking for dynamic, flexible people, who want to be part of a team to help improve financial resilience in the city.

For an informal discussion on either of the posts, please contact the Recruiting Managers:
Joan Reed 07881845714 joan.reed@sunderland.gov.uk or
Alison Aisbitt 0191 5618079 alison.aisbitt@sunderland.gov.uk

We are also looking to recruit a Financial Resilience Co-Ordinator to lead the programme - see link: https://www.northeastjobs.org.uk/job/Financial_Resilience_Co_Ordinator/203813

Applications should be made on-line at northeastjobs.org.uk/sunderlandcitycouncil. For further assistance contact Operational HR Services. Email: jobs@sunderland.gov.uk

Please note that CVs are not acceptable.

Please note that all communication regarding your application for this post will be sent to the email address that you have registered online with North East Jobs, including your invitation to any online assessment you are required to undertake and your invite to interview if you are short-listed. Please check your email inbox after the closing date for notifications as you may not be notified by any other means. Please remember to check your junk mail items.

Please be advised if you have not heard from us in six weeks after the closing date please assume you have not been shortlisted.