Vacancy posted: Friday, 13 Jul 2012
Information Assistant (Income Maximisation) - SW3221 Grangemouth Office Grangemouth £18,347 - £20,063
Salary: £18,347 - £20,063 You will have up to date welfare benefits knowledge, training and experience in the field. You will be responsible for raising awareness, and access, to the welfare benefits system through the provision of advice, information and assisting in the application for benefits. You will be able to prioritise workloads, work under pressure and work in a team with minimal supervision. You will work with Social Work, One Stop Shops, Finance Services, other agencies and organisations to promote take up of benefits and access to support services. You will require to be mobile throughout the Council area and it is desirable to have your own transport. For an informal discussion please contact Graeme Mitchell on (01324) 504385. Successful applicants for posts working with children or vulnerable adults will be subject to disclosure checks or the new PVG scheme.
Job Reference: FLK003347
Closing Date: 25-Jul-2012
About Falkirk Council and Falkirk Community Trust
Falkirk Council is a unitary authority which provides all local government services for the Falkirk Council area. Covering 112 square miles, it has a population of 151,570 and extends from Banknock in the west to Blackness in the east and from South Alloa in the North as far as Limerigg in the south. The area contains varied countryside, including areas of considerable landscape quality. It also contains the port of Grangemouth and depends for its prosperity on a broad industrial base which includes sizeable industrial areas in Falkirk and Grangemouth. Council Headquarters The Council Headquarters are located in Falkirk but there are many service points throughout the area. The Council has in the region of 7,000 employees making it one of the largest employers in the area and has a net council general fund expenditure of £344.8 million for 2012/2013. Falkirk Councilís aim is to improve the quality of life for local people by working with all communities, sectors and groups to deliver high quality services which are accessible, accountable, responsive and provide value for money.