Welfare Reform Officer

Location
Old Town Hall, Catford Road, SE6 4RU
Salary
£27,950 - £29,590
Posted
10 Jul 2019
Closes
25 Jul 2019
Seniority
Officer
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Organisation Type
ALMO

The Role

Our Welfare Benefits Team are seeking a bright enthusiastic individual to join them as a Welfare Reform Officer. The role requires a high level of experience and skills in dealing with vulnerable residents and external partners.

In this role, you’ll help residents affected by the Bedroom Tax, Benefit Cap or Universal Credit manage their household budgets and maximise their income. You’ll be expected to take the lead on ensuring the team are up to date with Welfare Reform legislation and best practice and provide training to staff and residents.

Working in a target driven environment as part of a high performing team, you will play a key role in ensuring residents are supported to sustain their tenancies whilst ensuring the rental income for the organisation is maximised. Our Welfare Benefits Team promote agile working and you will have the option to work two days a week from home.

If you have a real passion for making a difference to people’s lives, are highly motivated, well organised and confident then we want you to come and join us.

• Ensure key performance targets are met
• Provide a supportive role to residents

Lewisham Homes is a Gold-standard Investor in People Organisation, which means we offer excellent opportunities to add to your skills and develop your career. We are proud of the difference we make in our community and if you share our ambition to do a great job for residents, you will fit right in.

This is what we are looking for…
• Strong communication and relationship-building skills
• Experience of working in a customer focussed environment with vulnerable groups

We recognise and reward that contribution with great pay and benefits, ranging from generous pension schemes to flexible working. We are ambitious for our communities, for our business and for our people. That’s why we can help you build the life you want, inside and outside work. For more information about Lewisham Homes and this opportunity, please visit our website. Apply Now

Lewisham Homes: Share the ambition 

Closing date:  Thursday 25 July 2019

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