Financial Inclusion Officer – East Sussex

Salary: £24,976 - £26,646 plus £1,000 Car Allowance per year

Hours: 37 hours per week

Location: East Sussex

Closing Date: 06/12/2022

Job Description:

Financial Inclusion Officer

East Sussex

37 hours per week

£24,976 – £26,646 per year

Plus £1,000 Car Allowance per year

Are you keen to support people to maximise their incomes and manage their money?

The Financial Inclusion team at Southdown work across different services, supporting clients with their welfare benefits, financial capability and budgeting.

We are looking to appoint a skilled Financial Inclusion Officer to work with clients across all of our Wellbeing Centres. The work will involve supporting clients 1:1 with benefit applications, calculations and appeals, as well as helping with budgeting and other money management skills. You will also be delivering workshops to clients and staff to keep them updated on financial matters.

The Southdown Wellbeing Centres are located across East Sussex. Based on the ‘Recovery’ approach the aim of the service is to improve mental health and wellbeing of people with a focus on prevention, early intervention and developing a greater range of opportunities within the wider community.

You should bring some experience of the welfare benefit system and have excellent communication skills which will enable you to explain complex information and support clients in a way that promotes equity and empowerment. Money and benefits are currently key concerns for clients. Recognising the individual’s strengths and choices, your support could make a significant difference to their overall recovery journey.

Closing date for applications: 6th December 2022

Interviews will be held: 20th December 2022

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