Mind in Croydon

Job Opportunity – Welfare Benefits Adviser

PLEASE NOTE THIS IS A FIXED TERM CONTRACT FUNDED ONLY UNTIL 31 MARCH 2017 (there is a possibility it may be continued beyond this date if funding can be found)

  • Grade 4 scale point S9 to S10 on the Mind Salary Scale £27,732 to £28,362 per annum WTE.
  • 21 hours per week – worked Mondays, Tuesdays and a third day per week (there is flexibility on which day this is, but once decided the days per week must remain the same throughout the contract)

Make a difference by working with this award-winning team to provide welfare benefits advice to the people of Croydon. Every year, our Welfare Benefits Advice team represents clients at tribunals and advises them in the community face to face and via our telephone advice line which has recently been awarded the AQS quality mark. We are looking for the fifth member of our team for this part time (21 hour) role which offers large amounts of client contact in an environment that is truly supportive of staff and responsive to their needs. Operating in a diverse borough, we welcome innovative ideas for expanding our services, and offer a family friendly and flexible environment. Mind in Croydon has established a reputation which is second to none as a local branch of this well respected mental health charity. Employing around 35 staff and with 100+ volunteers, there are many opportunities to advance your career and develop your knowledge of social security benefits and mental health. We provide many other services such as Advocacy, day care, counselling and employment services. You will be based at Orchard House our offices in South Croydon and benefit from a recently refurbished building with excellent transport links. Do take a look at the job description and if you have any queries, feel free to phone the Human Resources Manager for an informal chat.

Mind in Croydon Ltd is striving to be an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applicants from all groups.

Application Form
Job Description
Person Specification
Monitoring Sheet
Terms of Employment

Closing date: Saturday 30th January 2016

Send application forms to HR Manager, Mind in Croydon, 26 Pampisford Road, Purley, Surrey CR8 2NE

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