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Thank you for your interest in working at Charity Link.

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Do you want to make a difference to the lives of local people and children?

We have an exciting opportunity for a Caseworker to join our Charitable Grant Aid Service supporting local people in need at a Leicester City Centre office. This rewarding role offers a great opportunity to make a tangible difference to the lives of local people and children, and the wider community.

More about the role can be found below.  For the job pack / how to apply click here.

Position: Caseworker

Location: Leicester, with occasional travel within Leicestershire, Rutland and Northamptonshire

Hours: 21 hours per week

Salary: £25,304 pro rata: £14,362 for 21 hours per week

Contract: Permanent

Benefits: Flexible working including partial remote working (after successful completion of the probationary/training period), competitive salary, 32 days’ annual leave (pro rata for part time roles) including Bank Holidays, pension scheme, car parking in Leicester City Centre

Closing Date: 13th January 2023

Interview Date: w/c 23rd January 2023

The Role

Charity Link helps thousands of local people facing poverty, hardship or crisis by finding funds for people and children in need to purchase basic items such as beds, cookers, clothing, and in emergencies, food. These items can have a huge impact on people’s lives and ensure that local people and children are warm, safe and fed.

You will be responsible for managing a caseload of applications for people who are in need. Your job will be to prioritise these, assess applications, gather information and make clear concise written applications to UK trusts to help secure funds to purchase goods to help.

About You

As a Caseworker you will need to have excellent communication and administrational skills, strong attention to detail, be computer literate and be able to deal sensitively with a wide range of people. You will be self-motivated and a confident decision maker with a flair for communication. It is also essential that you are a team player and can demonstrate your ability to work well under pressure to meet deadlines and targets alike.

So, if you have a successful track record in supporting people, experience in managing partnerships and delivering an exceptional customer experience… apply today as we would love to hear from you!

To fulfil the role, you must have the right to work in the U.K. and be able travel for the purposes of work, as occasional travel in Leicestershire, Rutland and Northamptonshire may be required.

About Charity Link

We believe that everyone deserves a decent standard of living, with a right to adequate food, shelter and the means to keep warm, clean and rested – no matter what difficulty they may be facing and helps to make a difference by finding funding to provide the essential items that everyone deserves.

As an equal opportunity employer, we would particularly welcome applications from people with an ethnic minority background or those with a disability, as we are currently underrepresented in our workforce.

You may also have experience in areas such as Funding Officer, Funding Officer, Case Worker Funding, Case Worker, Vulnerable Adults, Mental Health, Recovery Worker, Recovery Case Worker, Social Housing, Advice, Benefits, Adviser, Housing, Case Worker Mental Health, Youth Worker, Youth Case Worker, Lead Case Worker, Junior Case Worker, Community Case Worker, Welfare, Charity, Grants, Grant Officer, Grant Case Worker, Grant Aid, Community Aid, Charitable Services, Case Worker Social Care, Social Care, Care, Care and Support.

 

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Thank you for your interest in joining our friendly team based in Leicester

"It’s fantastic to see all the ways the community comes together to improve the lives of people in need. From undertaking challenges, to dress-up days, quizzes, raffles and cake-bakes, to donating, setting up a regular gift, volunteering or spreading the word, it all helps to ensure people living in hardship are warm, safe and fed and have the basics in life that we all deserve."

Staff, Trustees, Patrons and Volunteers

Find out about our small, dedicated staff team working in Leicester and our board of Trustees who decide the strategic aims of the charity.  We are also supported by our Patrons and Volunteers.

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History of Charity Link

We’ve been changing the lives of people in need in Leicester since 1876.  Today we support over 5,000 people in need each year throughout Leicester, Leicestershire, Rutland and Northamptonshire. Find out how we began and how our service has developed over the past 140+ years!

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