Benefits Officer

Shrewsbury, Shropshire
£19,900 to £20,415
28 Sep 2017
27 Oct 2017
Contract Type

Benefits Officer

18.5 hrs pr week, Shrewsbury £19,900 to £20,415 (£9,950 to £10,595 Pro-rata) Providing a high quality benefits service to older people is a crucial element of Age UK. We are seeking an experienced person, who has an empathy with older people, to join our team which is part of Help at Home. The work will include helping older people achieve their benefits entitlements, giving advice and assisting with appeals and reconsiderations. You will also be required to provide training, talks and presentations to various groups throughout Shropshire. You will need to have three years experience including applicable current benefits knowledge and the ability to support older people in appeals and reconsiderations.

We are an Equal Opportunities Employer and welcome applications from minority groups who are currently underrepresented in our workforce. A Charitable Company Limited by Guarantee Registered Charity no. 1090445 - Company No. 4292896

CLOSING DATE: Friday 27th October 2017

Please email, telephone or write (enclosing A4 SAE large stamp) for further details to Age UK Shropshire Telford & Wrekin, 3 Mardol Gardens, Shrewsbury SY1 1PR Tel: 01743 233123 E-mail: