Welfare Rights Adviser – Universal Credit London Project
35 hours per week
Salary £32,396 - £35,806
Fixed term contract until 1 October 2020
CPAG is recruiting a full time universal credit expert to join our respected Advice and Rights team.
Since October 2018 CPAG has been funded by the City Bridge Foundation to develop and encourage understanding of universal credit amongst London based advisers particularly those working with BME and disabled communities.
We are looking for a dynamic person with the skills to develop and expand the project, based on strong foundations established in the past year. This exciting role would suit someone with an in-depth knowledge of universal credit and excellent training skills who is looking for an opportunity to shape diverse communities’ understanding of universal credit as part of a nationally recognised advice team.
This is a fixed term position, which is funded until October 2020.
Closing date for applications: 12pm Tuesday 27 August 2019.
Interviews will take place in London week commencing 2 September 2019.
New trustee and policy committee chair
We are seeking a new trustee who will also Chair our Policy Committee. The Committee advises the Board of Trustees and our Chief Executive on matters relating to policy particularly in our core area of child poverty and specifically in relation to social security.
The new trustee will need:
· A strong record and reputation in child poverty and social security policy
· Commitment to our purpose and beliefs
· The time to contribute broadly to the work of CPAG
· Experience of Chairing and
· If possible
- experience of being a board member and/or trustee
- wider organisational and management experience
Professor Jonathan Bradshaw who currently Chairs the Committee wishes to step down as a trustee at the end of the year after serving with distinction and dedication for eight years. He will continue as a member of the Committee.
If you would like to apply or to encourage others to do so, please send a personal statement of no more than 250 words and a CV to firstname.lastname@example.org. The closing date is 6th September 2019.