WELFARE RIGHTS OFFICER
37.5 hours per week
Band 6 Agenda for Change
City Hospice is the only specialist palliative care provider for the city of Cardiff. We help over 1,000 patients plus their families and all our services are provided free of charge. As a Charity we need to raise a total of £2m each year to continue to provide our specialist services.
Based at our hospice in Whitchurch, the successful applicant will work alongside another WRO in offering a holistic approach to patients’ welfare. This will include maximising income through the appropriate range of benefits, providing advocacy support and completion of applications in other social welfare areas such as community care, housing, employment and debt.
As part of the multi-disciplinary team, you will need to demonstrate knowledge and experience of working with vulnerable people, especially those with life limiting conditions.
Essential requirements include an extensive specialist knowledge across a range of welfare benefits and experience of undertaking appeals together with the ability to manage a high clinical caseload. Excellent time management and prioritising skills to meet deadlines and the ability to effectively communicate with healthcare professionals, patients, and their families.
Closing date for return of completed Application Forms: By noon on Friday 21 May 2021.
In the event of any queries please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
City Hospice is an Equal Opportunities Employer
Registered Charity No. 1023311
We do not currently have any Trustee vacancies
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City Hospice is an equal opportunity organisation.
City Hospice is committed to ensuring equal opportunities, fairness of treatment, dignity, work-life balance and the elimination of all forms of discrimination in the workplace for all staff and job applicants. CH aims to create a working environment in which all individuals are able to make best use of their skills, free from discrimination or harassment, and in which all decisions are based on merit. We have adopted an Equal Opportunities policy as a means of helping to achieve these aims.