Welfare Benefits Advisor

  • Category
    Housing, Support & Technical - Customer Services
  • Location
    Barnet, Greater London
  • Salary
  • External Reference

Badenoch & Clark are currently recruiting for a Welfare Benefits Advisor to take on a 12 month fixed term contract working with a small charity based in North London. As Welfare Advisor you will provide advice and guidance to clients with physical vulnerabilities who have recently been discharged form hospital. This role will present you with opportunity to work with an ambitious charity committed providing care and support as well as to enable independent living and encourage independent to your clients.

Principle duties will include:

*Providing a full and specialised welfare benefits casework service for people affected by physical vulnerabilities
*Support clients through the transition from Disability Living Allowance (DLA) to Personal Independence Payment (PIP)
*Keep up to date with Universal Credits (UC) as it is rolled out
*To understand the sensitive nature of your work and the information that is being discussed
*Document case work and record all activities on a database and in case notes
*Collate evidence for the DWP's Health Assessors to improve service delivery
*To review successful First Tier and Upper Tribunal decisions and feedback to Health Providers on both ESA and PIP cases

The ideal candidate will hold previous experience providing welfare benefits advice and managing casework as well as demonstrable practice supporting a vulnerable client group.

To express your interest in this role please apply with your CV and we will be in touch. We look forward to hearing from you.
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