Merton CIL is recruiting for a Trainee Advice and Advocacy Case Worker

Do you have what it takes to join a growing and dynamic user-led Deaf and Disabled People’s organisation in Merton?

Merton CIL have been described by evaluators as an organisation that “contributes significantly and positively towards enabling its services users to grow in confidence, self-advocacy and assert their rights toward a more independent life” and we are proud to be finalists in the Best Service Excellence category at The Merton’s Best Business Awards 2018. 


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This role is a great opportunity to develop core information, advice and advocacy knowledge and experience while working with and supporting Merton CIL's committed team of caseworkers. For this role, Merton CIL is specifically looking for someone to build up their skills and provide benefits and money advice and casework. There will also be opportunities to provide housing, community care and health advice and advocacy. Merton CIL will support the post-holder through on-the-job coaching, development and supervision, and a range of employee benefits.

Merton CIL welcome applications from all sections of the community and the role would be equally as suitable for someone changing career as for someone just starting out.

Merton CIL are an equal opportunities employer and we will interview and consider on their abilities Deaf and Disabled applicants who demonstrate that they meet the essential criteria for a job vacancy at Merton CIL, if they declare their disability at application. If you require additional support completing this application due to an access need, please get in touch on 0203 397 3119.

This role is for 28-35 hours per week.

The closing date for applications is Monday 3rd September 2018 at 9am.

Interviews are expected to take place on 11th and 12th September 2018.

For more information, please download the Application Pack.