CUSTOMER CARE AND ADVOCACY
WELFARE RIGHTS OFFICER
36 hours per week
Grade G point 29 £25,951 to point 23 £28,485
Fixed term contract for 12 months to cover a specific project.
Located at Clarence Arcade, Stamford Street, Ashton-under-Lyne OL6 7LT
An opportunity has arisen for an experienced Welfare Rights Officer to join a wider team of both benefits and debt advisers in supporting Tameside residents with a diagnosis of cancer.
You will use your expertise and knowledge in welfare rights advice work to advise residents on their entitlement to welfare benefits and tax credits. You will assist with claims for benefits and provide representation at welfare benefit appeals.
Partnership working with Macmillan and the clinical nurse specialist teams is essential to the success of this post.
For more information or for an informal discussion please contact Janine Yates on 0161 342 3494.
This role is a designated customer facing role under the fluency duty and requires a specified level of spoken English in the person specification.
Interviews: Monday the 18th of September 2017.