Macmillan Welfare and Benefits Advisor

We are recruiting a Macmillan Welfare Benefits Advisor with experience of casework to join our team helping cancer patients cope with the financial impact of cancer.  You will use your specialist knowledge to maximise income for patients, applying for benefits and grants, challenge incorrect decisions and represent at Social Security Tribunals.  You will have excellent communication skills and able to breakdown complex information for different audiences, able to work independently but also as a team player. Whilst this is predominantly a face to face service based in hospital outreach locations you will also deliver through other digital channels and able to use IT and case management systems remotely.

A trainee would be considered for this role based on existing experience, salary would be reflective.

We reserve the right to close early and encourage applicants to apply as soon as possible.

This role is subject to a satisfactory DBS check.

Why work for us?

We value our staff as individuals, bringing people from a range of backgrounds, skills and experience into our team.  We embrace diversity and inclusion, we are open and learn, brave and innovative.  We really care about what we do and the people who make us what we are.

You will join a growing charity with a commitment to making a difference to the lives of our community.  In return you will receive:

25 days paid annual leave (+ bank holidays) pro rata

Long service annual leave

Company pension scheme

Employee Assistance Programme

Flexible employer sensitive to the needs of today’s workforce

Commitment to continued professional development


Job details

LocationWorthing / Shoreham, some travel required for outreach
Hours28 hours per week
Salary£22,500 to £26,000 pro rata depending on experience
Contract type24 months
Closing Date9am on Monday 30th May 2022
Interview DateTBC

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