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Advice Officer (Welfare Benefits)
The London Irish Centre

Job Description

Advice Officer (Welfare Benefits)

Permanent

Full Time – 35 hours per week

£28,000 to £32,000 pa depending on experience

ABOUT THE LIC

The London Irish Centre is the Irish Heart of London. Our Mission is to empower and enrich lives through Irish community and culture.

For over sixty years, we’ve been proud to provide vital frontline welfare services to multi-generational Irish diaspora in London, whilst instilling positive impact within local communities through education, entertainment and cultural awareness. Our commitment lies in meeting the wants and needs of our shared communities, now and for the future.

JOB BRIEF

This highly rewarding role requires a dynamic and energetic approach to achieving positive outcomes, no two days are the same. You will be compassionate, enthusiastic with a passion for making a difference to people's lives.

In our services we strive to be innovative, creative, and person-centered. Our intention is to be at the forefront of best practice in service delivery through continuous service development.

The Advice Service makes a real difference to people's lives, improving opportunities and lifting them out of poverty.The service works with people using a strengths-based, culturally sensitive, and partnership approach. We deliver Advice Quality Standard (AQS) accredited advice and casework on welfare benefits and housing.

The deadline for applications is 9am, Monday 23rd August 2021.  

The London Irish Centre is a London Living Wage and Equal Opportunities employer.

We actively encourage applications from diverse backgrounds, communities and industries, and are committed to having a team that is made up of diverse skills, experiences and abilities. We encourage BAME and disabled applicants and value the positive impact that difference has on our teams. We are committed to equality and diversity within our workforce and all opportunities provided by the LIC. Whilst our offices have some barriers to access, we are taking steps to resolve these, and in the meantime continue to encourage interest from applicants who require reasonable adjustments within the workplace.