Welfare Rights Advisor

Weston & North Somerset Disability Information Advice Line

Name: Welfare Rights Advisor
Organisation: Weston & North Somerset Disability Information Advice Line
Location: Weston & N. Somerset DIAL, Room 5, Roselawn, 28 Walliscote Grove Road, Weston-super-Mare, North Somerset, BS23 1UJ
Type: Part Time
Tuesdays and Thursdays (either or both) 11am - 2pm

Description

Person to help with Welfare Rights applicants i.e. Personal Independence Payment (PIP) and Employment and Support Allowance (ESA) applications. . (Mostly disabled people and carers).

Training provided.

2-3 hours per week approximately. Tuesday preferably.

Accessible venue with all friendly volunteers. Parking limited.

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Organisation Description

Weston & North Somerset DIAL is a voluntary organisation which offers free, impartial and confidential information and support.

Weston & North Somerset DIAL is disability led.


When

  Mon Tue Wed Thurs Fri Sat Sun
Morning
Afternoon
Evening

Cause / Interests

  • Disability

Types of Activity

  • Advice, Information and Support

Skills and Qualifications

Requirements

Trustworthy and reliable, experience of form filing i.e. PiPs, DLA, ESA


Benefits

Friendship, welfare rights skills, reference provided

Additional/Specific Suitabilities

Minimum Age: 18
Maximum Age: NA
Disabled Access: Yes
Wheelchair Access: Yes
Expenses: Local travel fares
Restrictions: NA
Induction: Yes
Insurance Cover: Yes
Special Needs: Yes
Offer: Yes
Training: Yes
Other: NA

Recruitment Method

Competency Test, Interview, Taster session, Trial Period