Family & Benefit Support Worker – Part-time

by Bromley Mencap on 8 September 2014

Family & Benefit Support Worker – Part-time

15 hours per week (flexibility required)

Salary £10,889 + 3% pension

We require a highly skilled family worker with a good knowledge of the welfare benefits system to provide support, advice, and a form filling service to parents, carers and disabled adults.

You will need good communication skills, the ability to work flexible hours and experience of providing information, support and advice preferably to disabled people and carers.

This role is funded until April 2015 (7.5 hours funded by the Big Lottery Fund until March 2017) but extension of the whole contract is likely.

Closing date – Thursday 9th October 12 noon

Interview Date – TBA

For more information and an Application Pack click here 

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VOLUNTEER INDEPENDENT PARENTAL SUPPORTERS

by Bromley Mencap on 5 September 2014

We need to recruit some “very important people” to become Volunteer Independent Parental Supporters to work with parents and disabled young people. We are looking for parents who would enjoy learning about the new Education, Health and Care Plans, be available to undertake 4 days training and be willing to support families and young people through this new process. Expenses will be paid and attendance at 2 training days in London will also be paid.  For more information click here

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