Welfare Rights Officer

  • Full time
  • £26,418 – £33,307
  • Edinburgh or Glasgow
  • Closing 22nd February 2019


  • Advertised from 1st February 2019
  • 35 hours per week
  • Company Car
  • 121

Role

As a leading not-for-profit provider of quality housing for older people, we want to make a positive difference to our customers’ lives. One of our key commitments is to exceed our customers’ expectations and to provide high quality, personalised services that enhances their quality of life.

We have an exciting new opportunity for a Welfare Rights Officer to join our Performance Management team. As part of your role, you will be providing a comprehensive welfare rights service to our residents (tenants and owners) and applicants for housing to ensure that a maximum uptake of benefits is achieved

You will be educated to degree level or equivalent and have a minimum of two years’ experience working within welfare benefit services.

This post requires PVG Scheme membership (adults).

As part of Hanover’s vital development teams, you’ll be working in one of the sector’s most forward-thinking organisations that strongly values its staff and customers. We’re Investors in People accredited, and offer a highly competitive benefits package including flexitime, generous annual leave and a choice of pension scheme. A car company car/car allowance is provided.

Application notes

Please visit hanover.scot/work-with-us or email recruit@hanover.scot to find out more. Remember to quote reference number 121 in all correspondence. Sorry, but we can’t accept CVs.

Closing Date: 12 noon on Friday 22 February 2019

Interview Date: TBC

Due to the volume of applications we receive, it is not possible to reply individually. Invitations for interview will normally be issued within 2 weeks of the closing date. If you have not been invited to interview by this date you have been unsuccessful in this instance.