Advice and Information Officer
Could you help us to improve the lives of older people in Blackburn with Darwen? Do you have a passion for supporting people to live as independently as possible? Then we want you to join our team! Our Advice & Information Service supports over 2500 older people each year through two offices and outreach provision. This post plays a critical role in supporting the delivery of this service providing a high quality, customer focussed service including case work. The service offers support on a wide range of issues including welfare benefits and the Care Act, and is delivered by a small staff team supported by a team of experienced volunteers.
We are seeking to recruit a motivated individual who has experience of welfare rights, of providing advice to the public and a knowledge of the needs of older people. Excellent communication skills, good organisational skills and the ability to work on own initiative are also essential.
Please note we cannot accept CVs
This post will be subject to an enhanced disclosure
Closing date: 9am on Thursday 5th September
Interview dates: Wednesday 18th September