The Money and Health Caseworkers will provide intensive casework and advocacy representation to households experiencing both debt and poor mental health, who would otherwise have difficulty maintaining links with the support services they require.
Fixed term for: 12 months
Interview date: To be confirmed
For an informal discussion, please contact Tabitha Cork - Welfare Support Manager firstname.lastname@example.org to arrange a call back.
About the role
Financial hardship is recognised as having a detrimental effect on Mental Health. Mental Health problems can make accessing debt support a difficult process to navigate and maintain. The Money and Health Caseworker will provide intensive support for households navigating the path through Mental Health support services and debt advice and relief, helping them to maintain their link with these services through advocacy, advice and practical support mechanisms. The aim being to improve the long term wellbeing and financial resilience of each household they work with.
As part of your application, you will need to complete your education and work history and provide answers to some shortlisting questions. Your answers to the shortlisting questions are the most important part of your application as they will be used in the shortlisting process to assess whether you meet the essential requirements for the role that are set out in the person specification and to decide whether you should be offered an interview. Before you start your application, please read our guidance here (Shortlisting questions guidance (brighton-hove.gov.uk)) as this gives important advice which will increase your chance of success in the shortlisting process.
Your starting salary will be pro rata if the above position is less than 37 hours or term-time only.
Work Permits: We may be able to obtain a Work Permit for this post but this is subject to meeting the requirements of the UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) Points-based Immigration System. Please see Gov.uk for more information on the Skilled Worker Visa.
Please note that this post is subject to a Basic Disclosure Criminal Records Check.
We welcome applications from all sections of the community but particularly encourage applicants from a BME or White Other background as well as those who identify as, LGB, male or trans as these groups are currently under-represented in our Directorate workforce.