Job Opportunities

Finance Manager

Welfare Benefits Adviser (Macmillan Team)

Business Support Administrator


Finance Manager

Location:             Citizens Advice Horsham (Other CASSCA office negotiable)

Hours:                   15 per week

Salary:                  £37,000 FTE (£15,000 actual)

Central and South Sussex Citizens Advice is looking for a Qualified Accountant to take on the role of Finance Manager. The role oversees, manages and controls CASSCA finance to ensure that both the Operational Management and the Trustees have all the information and resources they require to efficiently and effectively manage the service.

Benefits:

  • 28 days annual holiday + bank holidays (pro-rata for part time hours)
  • Company Sick Pay
  • Company pension scheme
  • Flexible employer sensitive to the needs of today’s workforce
  • Commitment to continued professional development
  • Working for a locally focused charity dedicated to assisting and empowering the community, and helping influence changes to government policy

The Role

  • To act as a member of the Senior Management Team (SMT) reporting to the CEO to ensure that CASSCA is managed in the most cost efficient and effective way and that jointly agreed proposals and reports are presented to the trustees, volunteers, staff and other stakeholders as appropriate
  • Provide an accurate and timely financial service including monitoring budgets, cash flow analysis and financial accounts and advice to support the management of the organisation.
  • Manage and develop team members to deliver and meet objectives

The Candidate

  • A Qualified Accountant with the initiative and vision to develop the Finance services to their full potential
  • Working knowledge of financial accountancy, preferably with experience of the charity sector
  • Experience of Senior Management

Citizens Advice experience is not a requirement for this post although an understanding of the service is desirable.

Closing date:      noon on Monday 20th November 2017                                 

Interviews:         28th and 30th November 2017

Application Pack:

Application Form

Covering Letter

Equal Opportunities – Monitoring Form

Finance Manager JD October 17

Finance Manager PS October 17

Guidance for Applicants


Welfare Benefits Adviser (Macmillan Team)

Location:             Citizens Advice Worthing (includes travel to other Central & South Sussex Citizens Advice offices & outreaches within Sussex)

Hours:                   37 per week (Job Share considered)

Salary:                  £24,000 dependent on experience

Contract type:   Permanent

Would you like to be part of a team committed to making a difference? We would love to hear from you. We are looking for a confident and flexible individual to join the Welfare Benefits Rights Team and provide a high quality, effective and efficient financial support, advice and information service for people affected by cancer.

Benefits:

  • 23 days’ annual holiday (+ bank holidays)
  • Company Sick Pay
  • Company pension scheme
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Flexible employer sensitive to the needs of today’s workforce
  • Commitment to continued professional development
  • Working for a locally focused charity dedicated to assisting and empowering the community, and helping influence changes to government policy

The Role

  • To interview clients utilising all communication channels, face-to-face, telephone, email & web chat, providing accurate welfare support, advice and information.
  • To provide effective casework for clients and manage own caseload.
  • To liaise with statutory and voluntary organisations such as Department of Work and Pensions, Social Services, and community organisations as appropriate.

The Candidate

  • Recent and relevant experience of providing welfare benefits advice
  • Experience of effective caseload management
  • Competent in the use of IT systems
  • An understanding of the issues and sensitivities involved when dealing with clients living with cancer and their families and carers
  • A car user is essential due to the need to carry out home visits in rural areas and attend outreach locations across Sussex
  • The successful applicant will be required to undertake an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check

The Charity

  • Central and South Sussex Citizens Advice (CASSCA) is a registered charity and part of the national Citizens Advice Network. We operate with the twin aims of the Citizens Advice service; providing advice people need for the problems they face and working to improve the policies and practices that affect people’s lives. The service we provide is free, independent, confidential and impartial advice to everyone on their rights and responsibilities.  We value diversity, promote equality and challenge discrimination.
  • CASSCA delivers a range of advice services, funded by local and national contracts. It works in partnership with a range of stakeholders (including the local authority, Macmillan, Shelter, the Probation Service and various Housing Associations)

Citizens Advice experience is not a requirement for this post although an understanding of the service is desirable.

Closing date:      noon 20th November 2017

Interviews:         TBA

Application Pack:

Application Form

Covering Letter

Welfare Benefits Adviser (Macmillan) JD October 17

Welfare Benefits Adviser (Macmillan) PS October 17

Guidance for Applicants

Equal Opportunities – Monitoring Form


Business Support Administrator

Location:             Negotiable within Central & South Sussex Citizens Advice

Hours:                   30 per week

Salary:                  £18,500 FTE (£15,000 actual)

Contract type:   Permanent

If you want to be part of a team committed to making a difference, Central and South Sussex Citizens Advice is looking for an efficient and organised individual to provide administrative support to the Business Support Team.  Working closely with team members and other managers to support the requirements of the training and recruitment teams, and other key data processes.

The Role

  • Co-ordinating the work of administrative volunteers across CaSSCA Centres and training new volunteers to this team
  • Supporting the recruitment processes and HR administration of volunteers
  • Providing administrative support to the Learning & Development team for the delivery of CaSSCA’s L&D plans and communicating with training delegates

The Candidate

  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Ability to communicate at all levels
  • Strong organisational skills
  • High level of IT skills, including Excel
  • Ability to work to deadlines and attention to detail

Benefits:

  • 23 days’ annual holiday (+ bank holidays)
  • Company Sick Pay
  • Company pension scheme
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Flexible employer sensitive to the needs of today’s workforce
  • Commitment to continued professional development
  • Working for a locally focused charity dedicated to assisting and empowering the community, and helping influence changes to government policy

Citizens Advice experience is not a requirement for this post although an understanding of the service is desirable.

Closing date:      noon Monday 20th November 2017                          

Interviews:         Tuesday 28th November 2017

Application Pack:

Application Form

Business Support Admin JD October 2017

Business Support Admin PS October 2017

Covering Letter

Guidance for Applicants

Equal Opportunities – Monitoring Form

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