***THIS JOB VACANCY HAS NOW CLOSED***
Location: Devon & Cornwall
Salary: £12,762 per annum (FTE £24,816 per annum)
About The Royal British Legion
The Legion is at the heart of a national network that supports our Armed Forces community through thick and thin – ensuring their unique contribution is never forgotten. We’ve been here since 1921 and we’ll be here as long as they need us.
Our Values and Behaviours
Does the following describe you?
– A desire to provide a great customer service and support
– Enjoy and thrive in working in teams and with others
– Passionate about supporting the Armed Forces community and honouring their contribution
– Come to work each day to be the best you can and to learn and develop
– An encourager, eager to share your knowledge and experience to help others
If so then we would like to hear from you ….
An opportunity has arisen to join the South West Area Team as a Case Officer on a temporary contract for four months, working 18 hours per week. Those hours could be split or may be negotiable.
As a Case Officer, you will work with individuals eligible for Legion assistance to help them to access the right support in a timely and seamless way in areas such as finance, employment, health or housing advice or overcoming temporary crisis. You will also support the work of our volunteer caseworkers.
A self-starter, confident at working independently, you will be responsible for forging successful relationships with statutory bodies and other agencies to maximise our reach and impact.
An experienced and customer focused case manager, assured in advocating on behalf of clients, you will have a good understanding of the UK benefits system and be used to working across multiple agencies. You’ll also need to be a strong team player, with excellent communication, planning and organisational skills.
Closing date for this role is Tuesday 19 November 2019
Interviews will be held on Friday 22 November 2019 in Plymouth (British Legion Pop In Centre, 174 Armada Way, PL1 1JU).