Welfare Advisor

  • Location:

    Manchester, Greater Manchester

  • Sector:

    Health & Social Care

  • Job type:

    Full Time

  • Salary:

    Negotiable

  • Contact:

    Catherine Yates

  • Contact email:

    catherine.yates@search.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    Req/476704

  • Published:

    2 months ago

  • Duration:

    ongoing

  • Expiry date:

    2019-05-16

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

Search Consultancy is working with a Greater Manchester based housing association to recruit a temporary, full time Welfare Advisor. Duties of the role will include:

* Managing a caseload of customers with a range of complex welfare benefit and debt issues;
* Offering advice on budgeting and prioritising debts, making referrals to specialist agencies as appropriate;
* Making Housing Benefit/Universal Credits claims;
* Assisting in DHP applications;
* Applying for grants.

As a Welfare Advisor you will have a thorough understanding of the benefit system, housing associations, appeals process, universal credit and citizen's advice.

Please send your CV or contact Catherine at the Manchester office for further information.

Search is an equal opportunities recruiter and we welcome applications from all suitably skilled or qualified applicants, regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/beliefs, sexual orientation or age