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Welfare Support Officer

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Job Summary

Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Part time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
23/03/2018 12:00
20,661 to 21, 962 pro rata
Hours per week:
Job Category:
Social Care - Children Service
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Civic Centre
Post Number:

Job details 

Closing date:
23 Mar

Further information

The postholder will undertake direct work with residents daily and support them to access Local Welfare Support (in crisis and non crisis), Discretionary Housing Payments, access to the Foodbank and other service providers in the town.

The postholder will have a good general knowledge of benefits and entitlements to ensure residents are claiming everything that they are entitled to. An understanding of the impact that financial issues can have on adults is required.

Hartlepool Borough Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. The successful applicant will be required to undertake an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Check.

For an informal discussion regarding the above post please contact Penny Thompson 01429 284878.

Application forms and further details are available from and should be returned to, Hartlepool Borough Council, Customer Services, Chief Executive’s Department, Level 2, Civic Centre, Hartlepool, TS24 8AY, Tel 01429 523331, Email address: workforcesupport@hartlepool.gov.uk apply online at www.northeastjobs.org.uk

Closing date: Friday 23rd March 2018, 12noon

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