Joseph Rowntree Housing Trust

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Job Description

Salary: £23,715 pro rata per annum (i.e. £13.03 per hour)
Hours of work: Part time, 21 hours per week
Location: The Garth, York
Term: Maternity Cover (up to 12 months)

The Joseph Rowntree Foundation (JRF) and Joseph Rowntree Housing Trust (JRHT) are working together for a prosperous and poverty free UK where everyone can thrive and contribute.

We are currently looking to appoint a Money and Benefits Adviser to provide welfare and benefits advice to JRHT residents across its communities in York, Scarborough and Beverley. Working within the Neighbourhood Services Team you will be providing advice to colleagues and residents alike in order to ensure that residents maximize their income and sustain their tenancies.

The post holder will have experience of delivering Money and Benefits services and advice. Additionally, you will have a working knowledge of welfare legislation and the Welfare Reform Act. We are looking for someone with experience of working within a customer focused environment and a diverse team.

Reporting to the Neighbourhood Services Manager, you will be responsible for dealing with residentsí queries through telephone, local surgeries and home visits. The post offers the opportunity for someone to become a member of an interesting and diverse team at a time where our focus is looking at ways we can assist in addressing poverty.

In return you can expect to make a measurable contribution to a charity that transforms lives every day.

Download an application pack and further information from our website at

Closing deadline is on Friday 21 August 2015.
Interviews will be held at The Garth on Tuesday 1 September 2015.

Please complete our application form; CVís and late applications will not be accepted.

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