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Welfare Reform Specialist

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Job Summary

Contract Type:
Permanent
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
02/07/2018
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 16/07/2018 22:59
Salary:
£37107 - £39961 Per annum
Allowances:
N/A
Hours per week:
37
Job Category:
Housing
Vacancy ID:
177245
Employment Location:
YHN House

Job details 

Closing date:
16 Jul


Please note

This job is closed for applications.

Further information

At YHN, we are responsible for managing over 30,000 homes on behalf of Newcastle City Council and our other partners and we aim to enable positive living for people in our homes and neighbourhoods. We are looking for people with the right mix of skills and abilities to work with us to create homes and neighbourhoods we all can be proud of and enable YHN and the community to work together to realise a brighter future. If you share this passion, a career at YHN could be for you

Welfare Reform Specialist (Permanent)
Vacancy Number - 177245
Salary:£37,107 - £39,961
Location: Newcastle upon Tyne
Hours: 37 hours per week, Monday to Friday

The Person:
You will be educated to degree level in a relevant discipline or can evidence work experience that demonstrates a level of knowledge and application of knowledge that would satisfy a graduate standard.

You will have a strong track record of successfully managing projects to meet key objectives on target.

You will be a highly motivated self starter with excellent written and verbal communication skills and the ability to prioritise your workload to ensure deadlines are met.

You will have a clear understanding of contemporary issues, policies and practice relating to income collection and welfare reform.

You will be comfortable producing and presenting reports to a wide range of audience including senior managers, board, committee and other interested stakeholders.

Shorlisted candidates should be available for interview the week commencing 23 July 2018.

We offer a great place to work, excellent benefits including LGPS pension scheme, flexible working from 7am to 7pm, attractive holiday entitlement and a wide range of learning and development opportunities.

Most of our full-time vacancies are available on a job share basis, if you want to discuss this option for this vacancy, please contact Christopher Todd, Senior Manager Inclome Advice & Collection on (0191) 2116610 or email yhnjobs@newcastle.gov.uk

PLEASE NOTE: We do not accept CV's, only online applications. To apply, click on the 'Apply for this Job' tab. Any communication sent to you regarding your application will be sent to the email address you have set up on your North East Jobs account, so you will need to ensure that you check your inbox.

As an Arms-Length Management Organisation, YHN’s relationship with Newcastle City Council is governed by a Management Agreement. The existing Management Agreement runs until 2026.

YHN is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all groups regardless of gender, sexual orientation, religious belief, disability, age, race, maternity and pregnancy, marriage and civil partnership and gender reassignment.

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