WELFARE BENEFITS CASEWORKER (Ref: MWBC17)
MACMILLAN BENEFITS ADVICE SERVICE FOR SOUTH WEST LONDON

£29,000 pa
We comply with the government legislation on pension auto-enrolment

35 hours per week

Based at South Norwood and various outreach locations

Fixed term – Until 31st December 2018 (with possibility of extension)

An experienced Welfare Benefits Caseworker is sought to deliver our Macmillan Cancer Support (MCS) Project. Since 2013, MCS has funded a cross-CABx service between the Citizens Advice services of Croydon and Wandsworth, in a partnership with the four NHS Trusts.  This project has given equal access to all people affected by cancer in SW London and integrates further with MCS direct services.  The postholder will have prime responsibility for ensuring delivery of the five day a week benefits caseworker service with support from the generalist adviser/support worker. The postholder will be expected to offer outreach appointments at the Macmillan Centres at Croydon University and Epsom & St Helier Hospitals.

You will need at least two years in depth experience as a trained welfare benefits Citizens Advice caseworker or equivalent.  Own transport is desirable as there is a requirement to undertake outreach appointments. An enhanced DBS check is required for this role.

Funded by Macmillan Cancer Support.

Closing date: Midday on Friday 7th July 2017.  
For an application pack, email recruitment@croydoncab.org.uk or call 01689 808139.  CVs not accepted.

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TRUSTEE BOARD VACANCIES

HONORARY TREASURER    (Ref: TR17)

Citizens Advice Croydon is an independent charity created to serve the local community, providing advice and information on a wide range of subjects. In 2015/16 we saw over 5,100 clients and we receive annual funding of around £500k.

We need to recruit an Honorary Treasurer to join our board.  This is an unpaid role.

We are looking for a qualified accountant with experience of quality assurance who can clearly communicate complex financial information, SORP, manage financial systems and take a lead role in financial decision making and financial committees.

You must able to attend four evening board meetings per year, plus an annual one-day planning session and be willing to attend meetings for any working groups or sub-groups that you choose to join. The post of treasurer is unpaid but will provide you with a great deal of experience and satisfaction. All reasonable expenses will be reimbursed.

We would welcome applications from all sections of the rich and diverse communities represented in Croydon, including from people who have a disability.
 
For further details and an application pack, please email recruitment@croydoncab.org.uk

Address: Sheila Andrews, Citizens Advice Croydon, 48-50 Portland Road, South Norwood, London, SE25 4PQ
Telephone number: 01689 808139

 

TRUSTEES

We are looking for people with strategic vision, independent judgement and a willingness to give time and commitment to being a Trustee.
We are particularly looking for individuals with either knowledge or experience in one or more of the following areas:

- Fund Raising
- Financial management and accounting
- Legal Background/Knowledge
- IT and Social Media
- Research and Campaigning

You must be able to attend four evening Board meetings per year, plus an away day and have a willingness to join and attend meetings for any working groups or sub-groups that you choose to join.

Trustees are unpaid but the role will provide you a great deal of experience and satisfaction.
We would welcome applications from all sections of the rich and diverse communities represented in Croydon.

Email address: recruitment@croydoncab.org.uk
Postal address: Sheila Andrews, Citizens Advice Croydon, 48-50 Portland Road, South Norwood, London, SE25 4PQ
Telephone number: 01689 808139

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