Financial Inclusion Officer

West Lothian
£10.00 - £12.00 per hour
09 Oct 2017
16 Oct 2017
Allan Stewart
Job Function
Job position
Contract Type
Temporary / Contract
Full Time


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Job ref: 3117360 - Financial Inclusion Officer Financial Inclusion Officer
Large Private Sector Organisation West Lothian

  • £10-£12 per hour (depending on pay type)
  • Could go Perm for the right candidate
  • Immediate start available
  • Required experience of current housing/financial climate issues and welfare rights legislation.
  • Must have knowledge of Housing Benefit Regulations, DWP benefits & Tax
  • Experience of counselling and advising tenants over Welfare Benefit entitlements

An excellent opportunity to join a close team for a minimum period of 8 months.
The main duties of the role are:

  • Advising guidance of the benefits/debt/financial capability,
  • To manage a client caseload and carry out detailed financial inclusion casework
  • Arranging visits at the customer's home
  • To support and guide customers enabling them to budget for priority debts and prevent arrears occurring or escalating.

At least 2 years' experience as a Financial Inclusion Officer or similar role. An excellent working knowledge of Housing Benefit Regulations, DWP benefits & the Tax. You will need to have excellent up to date knowledge welfare rights legislation, case law, policy or practice developments and tenant obligations.

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