Financial Capability Officer
£21,500 – £22,440 per annum pro rata
25 hours per week
Fixed Term – 12 months
As a Financial Capability Officer you will work directly with women affected by homelessness, violence, abuse and financial abuse, and support women to improve their financial self-confidence and practical financial budgeting skills to help sustain housing in the future.
You will help increase knowledge, impart financial skills and budgeting so that when women leave refuge accommodation, they feel confident and are able to sustain independent living, move on and leave homelessness and abuse in the past.
In-house delivery of support will ensure women are supported sooner, and support can be tailored in line with their Individual Support needs.
You will work closely with external agencies including Creditors and Benefit Agencies to ensure realistic plans are in place for women and an appropriate take up of Benefits.
You will also support The Haven Wolverhampton staff and volunteer team to improve their knowledge regarding the Benefits System.
Closing date: 22nd October 2018 – midday
Interview Date: Week commencing 29th October 2018
For application pack and job description, please visit our website www.havenrefuge.org.uk or email firstname.lastname@example.org or send an A4 self-addressed envelope with 95p postage stating the job title to: The Haven Wolverhampton, 18 Waterloo Road, Wolverhampton, WV1 4LB
Due to the nature of our work, Schedule 9 (1) of the Equality Act 2010 applies, therefore applications from women only will be considered.
Under the Care Standards Act 2000; all posts are subject to Enhanced Disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service.
This project receives financial support from Wolverhampton City Council. Registered Charity No. 1065427