Money Advisor / Financial Inclusion / Income Management Advisor

Location
Portishead, City of Bristol
Salary
Salary: £22,897 - £25,422 per annum
Posted
07 Sep 2017
Closes
05 Oct 2017
Ref
NTXTC219667
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
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 partnership1 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: 14th September
Income management / Maximise income / Rent arrears / Benefits advice / Welfare benefits
/Tenancy sustain / debt management / housing / social housing / debt prevention / Finance
Inclusion Officer / Finance Inclusion Coordinator /