We are recruiting a Welfare Advisor to oversee and lead the delivery of advice and welfare support to vulnerable guests who access Sufra’s Food Bank and Community Kitchen. The Advisor will support our guests on a range of topics including benefits, housing, income maximisation and access to training and employment services. The postholder will provide high quality welfare advice and guidance through weekly one-to-one Advice Drop-ins, undertake case work, work with partners to co-ordinate group workshops for guests, and provide training and support to advice volunteers.
The successful candidate must have at least two years’ experience delivering effective welfare advice, demonstrate a strong understanding of the issues facing vulnerable people, and have in-depth and up-to-date knowledge of welfare benefits. Debt advice training to caseworker level, or an interest in achieving this, is desirable but not essential.
We offer a wide range of employee benefits including –
- Excellent annual leave entitlement
- Pension scheme
- Employee Assistance Programme
To apply for the role, please send the following documents to email@example.com:
- An up to date CV
- A covering letter (no more than 1 side)
- A completed equal opportunities form, which is available here.
DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS (EXTENDED): Tuesday 31st May 2022
Please note: interviews will be scheduled on a rolling basis.