Welfare Benefits Advisor for Disability North

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Contract Type: Permanent

Role Type: Employment

Hours: Full time

Application deadline:

Based: Newcastle

Salary: £23,362 to 25,462 Per Annum

Salary Type: Salary Scale

Location: Tyne and Wear

Role description: Officer

Disability North are looking for a committed and passionate individual to join their experienced welfare benefits team.


You will provide face to face and telephone advice and information, assist with the completion of benefit application forms and represent at tribunals.


We believe that lived experience of the system is an asset.  So, we would encourage applications from those who not only have formal experience but may have experience of supporting family members through the application process or going through the process themselves.


You will be working in a busy but supportive team.


Closing date for applications: 5pm Monday 1st July 2024

Interviews will be held Wednesday 10th July 2024


Only shortlisted applicants will be notified


Application packs are available by e-mail from Keith Moore, Service Team Manager- keithmoore@disabilitynorth.org.uk

Or you can download from our website DN Jobs – Disability North

Alternatively, you can send an up-to-date CV with a covering letter describing how you feel you could meet the role.


If you require an application in another format, please contact Keith Moore on 0191 2840480.


This post has been made possible by an Improving Lives Through Advice (ILTA) grant from The Access to Justice Foundation and The National Lottery Community Fund, thanks to National Lottery players.




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