Crisis LogoThis is an exciting opportunity to provide expert advice on welfare rights and entitlements for people facing homelessness, including those who may appear to have no recourse to public funds, to contribute to Crisis’ mission of ending homelessness.

Advice and assistance will be offered on an internal consultancy basis to Crisis Skylight staff to enable them to advocate for their clients. For complex cases, more direct involvement will be required including direct work with members and advocacy to relevant agencies.

  • Vacancy Name: Welfare Benefits Specialist Advisors (2 Posts)
  • Location: Based at any Crisis Skylight Service (Edinburgh, Newcastle, South Yorkshire, Merseyside, Birmingham,
  • Coventry, Oxford, South Wales, Brent, central London, or Croydon)
  • Department: Client Services
  • Role Type: Permanent
  • Salary: £33,174 per annum (+ £4,000 for London based roles)
  • Hours: 35 per week

Knowledge/Skills and Experience:

To be successful in this role you will have extensive experience of working in the welfare benefits sector. You will enjoy working across Client Services providing good quality advice and support as well as developing and delivering training to Skylight staff.

Your knowledge and expertise will contribute to the development of policy, practice and campaigns work by providing examples of where welfare policy and/or practice contributes to the perpetuating or creating homelessness.

More information is available here.

If you need to request an application in an alternative format, please contact the HR [email protected]

Closing date: Wednesday 13th August (11.59pm).

If you need to request an application in an alternative format, or if you have any queries, please contact the HR [email protected]