Financial Advocate for Gloucestershire
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
Hours: Full-time or part-time
Salary: Up to £24,535.94 per year (pro rata if part-time)
Working pattern: Flexible – mainly weekdays, with some evening and weekends
Deadline extended: Monday 25th January 2021
Provisional interviews: Thursday 28th January 2021
Location: Gloucestershire and the West of England
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 within Gloucestershire and around the West of England.
The role includes visiting people in the local area to review their budget and support them with money, as well as liaising with stakeholders and external companies including social services, DWP, utility and service companies, support providers and others. It also requires solid administrative and numeracy skills to maintain accurate records and utilise systems effectively.
For further information, please download the job pack.
To apply, search for the vacancy (ref 030851) and complete our online application form.