Debt and Benefits Specialist Support Offcer

Recruiter
Anonymous
Location
Lancashire
Salary
28000.00 - 28000.00 GBP Annual + GBP28000/annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted
10 Feb 2017
Closes
25 Feb 2017
Category
Accounting
Function
Specialist
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
DEBT & BENEFITS SPECIALIST SUPPORT OFFICER - HOUSING TRUST - MANCHESTER - GBP28,000 BASIC SALARY + EXCELLENT BENEFITS

Our client is a unique social business that looks to innovate new approaches and partnerships to tackle the issues our neighbourhood's face. Funded by Big Lottery Fund and European Social Fund's Building Better Opportunities programme, Motiv8 is a partnership with other housing partners across Greater Manchester, to develop an integrated solution to social exclusion and poverty by providing pathways for the hardest to reach people to develop the self confidence and self-esteem required for them to consider employment or training.

This opportunity has arisen to provide a specialist debt and benefit support service to the Motiv8 programme's debt advisers and key workers.

Applicants will need to be appropriately qualified to give debt and benefit advice up to and including appeals and court action and deliver debt and benefit training sessions to staff and volunteers as well as groups of service users.

Applicants must have at least 12 months experience of providing both debt and benefit advice and possess the IMA certificate in Money advice practice as well as being an authorised intermediary for debt relief orders.

In addition, you will possess:

* Excellent Income maximisation knowledge with the ability to calculate benefit entitlements
* Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
* Effective organisational and planning skills
* Proven experience of designing and delivering bespoke learning events

The successful candidate needs to be flexible in order to serve the needs of the project including being able to work across Greater Manchester.

If you have the experience, skills and enthusiasm for this role and want to improve the lives and opportunities of people we are supporting we would like to hear from you

FIXED TERM CONTRACT UNTIL 31ST OCTOBER 2019

Interviews/assessments are expected to take place on Friday 10th March 2017

Closing Date: Monday 27th February 2017

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DEBT & BENEFITS SPECIALIST SUPPORT OFFICER - HOUSING TRUST - MANCHESTER - GBP28,000 BASIC SALARY + EXCELLENT BENEFITS