Financial Advocate for Lancashire

This vacancy has now closed and we will be contacting applicants shortly. Please check our main jobs page for other opportunities.

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?

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Position: Named Financial Advocate

Location: Lancashire, mainly in Blackburn, Preston and Accrington.

    • Additional support across Lancashire as required including Burnley, Clitheroe, Blackpool and Lancaster

Hours: part-time (25-35 hours), with opportunity to increase subject to growth

Salary: Up to £23,821.30 per year pro rata.

Working pattern: Flexible – mainly weekdays

Deadline: Wednesday 6th November 2019

Provisional interview: Wednesday 13th November 2019 (if you cannot make this, please still apply but state this in your application so we can consider alternatives)

Financial Advocate Maddy working with person at workshopAn exciting opportunity has arisen in Lancashire for a Named Financial Advocate to act in the role of appointee and financial advocate for people with a learning disability.

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 the vacancy (reference 020171) and complete our online application form.

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