Money Advisor / Financial Inclusion / Income Management Advisor

Portishead, City of Bristol
Salary: £22,897 - £25,422 per annum
09 Aug 2017
06 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Money Advisor / Financial Inclusion / Income Management Advisor 
Location: Portishead
Salary: £22,897 - £25,422 per annum
Permanent, 30-37 hours per week (dependant on successful candidate)

Our client currently owns and manages around 6,500 homes and employ 500+ staff, have an annual turnover of £40 million and work in partnership with local, regional and national agencies to deliver their services.  They have achieved national, regional and local recognition for their work

About the role:
They have an exciting opportunity for a Money Advisor to join their Income Team on a permanent basis. This specialist role will focus on providing support to their residents through the changes of the Welfare Reform Act to avoid financial crisis, whilst developing their skills and confidence to successfully manage their finances.

You will be managing a caseload of clients to maximise income and assist in maintaining their financial capability in order to sustain their tenancy. You will also be required to act as a representative and advocate for clients and present cases at statutory bodies, tribunals and courts when necessary.

About you:
They are looking for a highly motivated individual who can bring passion to this challenging role. You should be up-to-date with all welfare benefits (including Universal Credit and benefit capped applicants) financial-related legislation and case law, and have practical experience of applying this knowledge.

Experience of working in a similar role and dealing with debt casework would be highly desirable. A willingness to study for, and achieve, the Institute of Money Advisers (IMA) Certificate in Money Advice Practice, and to become a DRO Intermediary is essential. They would require this to be completed within 12 months. 

Closing Date: 7th September
Interviews: week commencing 18th September.

Income management / Maximise income / Rent arrears / Benefits advice / Welfare benefits /Tenancy sustain / debt management / housing / social housing / debt prevention