31 August 2021
10 September 2021
£30,263 per year
London Borough of Lewisham
Bromley, Lewisham & Greenwich Mind is a highly regarded local charity, helping people to be mentally healthy and working together with those experiencing mental health problems and dementia to improve their quality of life. With an annual turnover of £5M, over 150 staff and 200 volunteers, we are one of the largest charities in the Mind network
This is a new role in the London Borough of Lewisham requiring excellent knowledge of the Welfare Benefits System. The successful candidate will be required to manage the Benefits Assessment Support Coordinator, oversee the management of a Benefits Support Volunteer team and work closely with our partners at South London & Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust and across the local mental health system.
You should have experience of providing detailed/complex benefits advice, supporting individuals, and of working with people with mental health problems.
You will be a key person in maintaining quality within service delivery and maintaining clear communication and representation with clinical teams & Team leaders.
Successful applicants will be expected to undergo an Enhanced Level Disclosure and Barring Service check
Staff benefits include a matched contribution pension scheme, 25 days' holiday (pro-rata, rising with service), quality supervision and training opportunities. See our website for more reasons to work for Bromley, Lewisham & Greenwich Mind.
Please apply via our website: https://blgmind.org.uk/job/lewisham-full-time-paid-permanent-welfare-benefits-specialist/
Closing date: Tuesday 31st August (11:59pm)
Likely Interview date: Friday 10th September