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Welfare Rights Advisor – Community Framework

Location: Hackney and Remote

Closing date: 27/11/2020

JOB TITLE:      Welfare Rights Advisor – Community Framework 
SALARY:          SC5-SP22 £26,157 
HOURS:              37.5 hours per week 
LOCATION:       City and Hackney          
RESPONSIBLE TO:  Welfare Rights Team Lead 


Mind in the City, Hackney and Waltham Forest, working alongside East London NHS Foundation Trust (ELFT) and other local voluntary sector providers, is recruiting a new and exciting Community Connector role. 

The Community Connector will be working as part of the local neighborhood multi-disciplinary mental health teams, alongside other professionals from primary care, secondary care and the voluntary sector. 

You will be supporting Multi-Disciplinary Teams across the borough to manage the social welfare claims of their clients. This will be as an expert advising other professionals on their queries, as an advisor working one-on-one with a caseload of your own, and also providing some basic supervisory input to Peer Support Workers working within the team.  

The post is currently being offered on a 12month fixed-term contract.  

To apply, please complete the application form below and send to 

The deadline for applications is 5pm on Friday 27th November 2020. Interviews are expected to be held the week commencing 14th December 2020. Internal applicants will be interviewed as a priority. 

Mind in the City, Hackney and Waltham Forest is committed to equality of opportunity for all staff, and applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships. 

We are a disability confident employer. All applicants with a disability, who meet the minimum essential short-listing criteria are guaranteed an interview. If this applies to you, please make sure you fill out the Equal Opportunities portion of the application form. 

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