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Disability Benefits Assistant

Help people to access eligible benefits by assisting with their application forms
8 hrs / week Flexible Wakefield North view map

No prior experience or knowledge required - full training and support provided.

Advisers are trained to be Telephone and Email Assessors first (see separate listing).

Purpose of the role

To assist our clients claim relevant Welfare Benefits.

Main duties and responsibilities

Assist with paper based application forms with client such as Personal Independence Payments, Disability Living Allowance, Employment and Support Allowance, Capability for Work Questionnaires and Attendance Allowance forms.

Expenses

We will reimburse train and bus fair.
We will reimburse fuel costs at 40p per mile
We will reimburse parking expenses up to £5 per day.
Deadline: Sat 31st December, 2022

Categories

Health & Disability

Suitable for

People new to volunteering, People seeking work, People volunteering together, People who are older, People with limited mobility, People working on their wellbeing

Accessibility

Accessible toilet(s), Wheelchair accessible

Minimum age

18

Skills gained

Listening, Reading & writing, Talking to others, Teamwork

Skills needed

IT / Computers, Listening, Organising, Reading & writing, Teamwork

Requirements

References

Citizens Advice Wakefield District

We are an independent, local charity who offer free, confidential and impartial advice to the citizens of Wakefield District.
We help people solve their money, consumer, work, housing and family problems.
07821 577474
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