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Senior Welfare Rights Adviser

  • Employer: Camden Council
  • Reference: SC/21/174707
  • Published: Tue 30/11/2021, 17:00 PM
  • Closing on: Sun 12/12/2021, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Flexible Hours, Term Time
  • Hours: 36 hours per week
  • Salary: £37,638
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: 5 Pancras Square, London N1C 4AG, Camden

Starting Salary: £37,638
Job Level: Level 4, Zone 1
Work Location: 5 Pancras Square, London, N1C 4AG with remote working arrangements currently in place
Hours per week: 36 hours per week
Contract Type: Fixed Term/Secondment for 12 month Maternity cover
Closing Date: Sunday 12 December 2021, 23:59
Interviews to be held: Weeks commencing 13th and 20th December 2021
Alternative flexible working options available    

About the role.

We are looking for an experienced Welfare Rights Adviser to provide specialist welfare rights advice, information and casework management service to our Camden residents.

The role involves working with residents to identify benefit entitlement, help residents make claims, challenge incorrect DWP decisions and represent clients at tribunal.   The role also involves supporting colleagues across the council through coaching, training and providing advice.

About you

The successful post holder will have strong communication, negotiation and advocacy skills with experience in providing welfare rights advice and a casework service to clients to help them claim the full range of benefits.  You will have understanding of the needs of vulnerable people and how to support them.

You will need to demonstrate that you have the ability to meet the key requirements of the role as set out in the job profile under Knowledge, Skills and Experience. 

This role also requires a DBS Enhanced Check. 

Working for Camden

Working for Camden you’ll receive a host of great benefits, Click HERE to see full details.

To discover more about Camden and our commitment towards diversity, equality and safeguarding, please visit our recruitment website

Additional information     

To view the Job Profile please click HERE

To apply for this job please follow the "Apply" link. In the ‘Why you?’ section of the application you will be required to demonstrate how you meet the essential criteria listed in the Job Profile.   

Asking for Adjustments   

Camden is committed to making our recruitment practices barrier-free and as accessible as possible for everyone. This includes, making adjustments or changes for disabled people, neurodiverse people or people with long-term health conditions. If you would like us to do anything differently during the application, interview or assessment process, including providing information in an alternative format, please contact us on 020 7974 6655, at resourcing@camden.gov.uk or post to 5 Pancras Square, London, N1C 4AG

  • Employer: Camden Council
  • Reference: SC/21/174707
  • Published: Tue 30/11/2021, 17:00 PM
  • Closing on: Sun 12/12/2021, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Flexible Hours, Term Time
  • Hours: 36 hours per week
  • Salary: £37,638
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: 5 Pancras Square, London N1C 4AG, Camden

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