Independent Living Adviser - Yorkshire

Recruiter
THE ROYAL BRITISH LEGION
Location
Leeds
Salary
£20,000 - £24,999
Posted
19 Feb 2019
Closes
23 Feb 2019
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Job title: Independent Living Adviser - Yorkshire

Region: North

Directorate: Operations

Contract:Part time 17.5 hours per week, permanent

Salary: FTE £24480.00 - £26000.00 per annum pro rata

About The Royal British Legion

The Legion is at the heart of a national network that supports our Armed Forces community through thick and thin - ensuring their unique contribution is never forgotten. We’ve been here since 1921 and we’ll be here as long as they need us.

Our Values and Behaviours

Does the following describe you?

  • A desire to provide a great customer service and support

  • Enjoy and thrive in working in teams and with others

  • Passionate about supporting the Armed Forces community and honouring their contribution

  • Come to work each day to be the best you can and to learn and develop

  • An encourager, eager to share your knowledge and experience to help others

If so then we would like to hear from you ….

The Role

The Independent Living Adviser will provide advice, support and advocacy for beneficiaries living with long term illness, continuing care or disabilities. The postholder will manage a caseload, providing person-centred advice, guidance and support, across a range of areas, including: Direct Payments, Personal Budgets, Individual Budgets, Disability Advocacy, Personal Health Budgets, Disabled Facilities Grants, available Aids and Minor Adaptations.

This role requires the Adviser to work closely with various other teams within the Legion as well as external partners and statutory services.

The ideal candidate will have experience of working in an Independent Living Advisory capacity; have a good understanding of the current UK Social Care system and of advocacy work and experience working with older people, carers and people with disabilities.

You will be based at home or in one of our local offices, covering the Yorkshire area.

This role is part time, 17.5 hours to be worked over 3 days.

How to Apply

Please apply clicking 'Apply Online’

Closing date for this role is 4th March 2019

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