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The Cardinal Hume Centre enables people to gain the skills they need to overcome poverty and homelessness. We work with homeless young people, badly housed families and others in need.  We are excited to be expanding our welfare rights work to better meet the needs of our clients.

Welfare Rights Specialist (fixed term post for 2 years)

£31,547 per annum

Based in our Advice Team, you will use your in-depth knowledge and experience of providing specialist welfare benefits advice to prevent homelessness and improve economic well-being for our clients.  You will manage your own specialist caseload and will advise, support and train staff who are not specialists in this area to enable them to assist clients with less complex welfare rights issues.

If you are passionate about enabling people to overcome homelessness and poverty, highly organised, flexible, committed to our ethos, and have the ability to manage a busy and varied workload please get in touch.

Closing date for applications: 27th March midnight

First round interviews planned for: 18th April 2017

Second round interviews planned for: 24th April 2017

HOW TO APPLY: Please read the cover letter carefully – all information on how to apply is to be found there. Also note that we do not accept CVs in lieu of completed application forms.

Cover Letter

Job Description

Application Form (PDF)

Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form (PDF)

Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (PDF)

The Centre is an equal opportunities employer. Charity No. 1090836























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