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Hours: 30 hours per week.

FTE Salary: £21,000 - £24,500 per annum depending on skills and experience.

Contract period: Permanent

Location: Age UK Devon, 1 Manaton Court, Matford Business Park, Exeter, EX2 8PF (Hybrid working policy in practise)

Closing Date: Midnight on Wednesday 3 August 2022

Interview Date: Thursday 11 August 2022

Please note previous applicants need not re-apply. 

About the Role

Our Information and Advice service aims to enable older people to make informed decisions in order to support their independence and make more of later life.

As a Information and Advice Advisor you will be the first point of contact for clients, their carers, relatives and professionals. You will be providing clear and accurate information on a variety of issues including, health and social care, welfare benefits and local services. The role also involves conducting telephone welfare benefit entitlement checks, completing benefit forms e.g Attendance Allowance and assisting the Advice and Wellbeing Manager with supporting our Information and Advice volunteers and allocating home visits.

We Offer:

  • A friendly, supportive and dedicated staff team.
  • Opportunities to maintain your professional development through a combination of formal and informal learning methods. 
  • 20 days holiday (pro-rata) plus bank holidays with 1 extra day for each full year of service, up to a maximum of 24 days holiday plus bank holidays. 
  • An Auto-Enrolment Pension Scheme is in place with a 3% contribution from the employer, provided it is matched by a 5% contribution from the employee. 

 

"Since starting with Age UK Devon at the beginning of the year I have felt so welcomed by the whole team and I am really enjoying my role. The role is so varied and there is a real sense of having made a positive impact for the clients that we advise and work with."

Jen, Information and Advice Advisor.

 

How to Apply

To apply, please download the documents below and send completed application forms to s.gunn@ageukdevon.co.uk. If you have any questions about the role please contact us on 0333 241 2340 or email s.gunn@ageukdevon.co.uk.

Documents

Letter to Applicants

Job description and person specification

Application Form

Equalities and Diversity Monitoring Form