Welfare Rights and Advice Caseworker
We are delighted to be able to offer this position which will provide vital support to our existing advice service.
We are based in Vauxhall, Liverpool.
Please read the below information to find out more about this position including a copy of the job description, person specification and application form.
Job title: Welfare Rights and Advice Caseworker
Accountable to: Senior Solicitor
Salary: LA Payscale 5/6 £24,496 - £31,364 p.a. +5% Pension Contribution (The post is initially until 31/12/2024, additional future funding is being sought).
Closing date: 14/01/24 at 11.59pm
The candidate for this position must possess extensive knowledge and experience in providing competent and accurate advice on welfare benefits within an advice centre.
This is a hybrid role and is a mixture of remote, office-based and outreach based working. You will be required to work both in the office, at our outreach services and from home each week.
If you wish to apply for this position please download and fill out an application form. Submit your completed form to: email@example.com
The deadline to apply is 14/01/24 at 11.59pm
If please do not hesitate to email us at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions about the position.
Vauxhall Community Law and Information Centre provides access to justice on a range of social welfare issues. Established in 1973, we support sick and disabled people, those affected by the cut to Universal Credit including people working in the gig economy and on a zero hours contract. We are an inclusive and non-discriminatory organisation. We work with and advocate for members of the community that face injustice, irrespective of gender, sexuality, ethnicity, religion, disability or immigration status. We take a strong stance against all forms of bigotry and work to challenge prejudice and injustice wherever we find it.
Our charitable values
1. Combat social exclusion by raising income levels, maximising benefits and helping to control debt levels through advice work
2. Make available to people advice and representation to which they would not otherwise have access so that they can better assert their rights
3. Provide a high quality, independent advice service which is free to users
4. Reduce poverty and improve people’s sense of health and well-being and promote independence for disabled people and their carers through the provision of welfare law advice
5. Promote equality and the active challenging of discrimination through advice and representation