Debt Intervention Officer

  • Location


  • Sector:

    Operations, Admin & Support

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £26.5k - 29.5k per year

  • Contact :


  • Contact phone:

    020 7820 7308

  • Job ref:


  • Published:

    13 days ago

  • Duration:


  • Closing date:

    30 November 2018

  • Posted:

    05 November 2018

  • Consultant:

    Samantha Smylie

A wonderful social welfare charity are looking to recruit their next part-time Debt Intervention Officer. The role is initially a 5 month contract on a 3 day a week basis (21 hours).

This vacancy is based in Central London and you will play a key role in the charity's new Information and Advice Team.

Key responsibilities of the role are as follows:

  • Manage a full caseload of debt and money advice cases
  • Work with clients to identify various debt solutions and to draw up agreed financial statements
  • Maintain detailed and accurate case records on the database and use this to produce reports
  • Provide welfare benefits and other income maximisation advice
  • Prepare and present cases to the appropriate statutory bodies and courts
  • Establish key relationships and deliver information talks with the local community to advertise the Debt Intervention Service

Skills and Experience required:

  • Previous experience as a Money and Debt Adviser/Caseworker
  • Extensive experience of working directly with clients
  • A good understanding of income maximisation, particularly in the field of Welfare Benefits
  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills
  • Ideally you will hold an Institute of Money Advisers (IoMA) Accreditation

If you feel that you have the above required experience, please respond with your updated CV immediately.