Financial Advocate for Lancashire and Greater Manchester
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Do you like getting out and about and meeting different people?
Are you looking for a job that is both flexible and rewarding?
Do you believe that people with a learning disability should be as independent and in control of their money as they want?
Position: Named Financial Advocate
Location: Lancashire (inc. Preston) and Greater Manchester
Hours: 20-25 hours, with opportunity to increase subject to growth
Fixed term contract for 1 year
Salary: Up to £22,674 per year pro rata.
Working pattern: Flexible – mainly weekdays, with some evening and weekends
Deadline extended: Tuesday 17th April 2018
Interview: Thursday 26th April 2018 (if you cannot make this, please still apply but state this in your application so we can consider alternatives)
The successful applicant will work as part of a national team of Advocates providing support to individuals to manage their finances and claim benefits. This will enable them to reach decisions, make informed choices and express their views, giving them more control and independence with their money.
The successful applicant must show experience and knowledge of financial services or the benefits system. It will suit people who are looking for flexible hours working from home and are able to travel around Lancashire.
For further information, download the job pack.
To apply, search for vacancy 008086 and complete our online application form.