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The role


We are seeking a Trainee Welfare Benefits Adviser who is motivated and organised. 


You will work as part of our dynamic and growing Macmillan Welfare Rights Team, providing welfare benefits advice to maximise the income of clients and their families.


The team was established 14 years ago and is recognised by Macmillan as being one of their highest-performing teams in the UK.


Clients are referred to us from the Royal United Hospital, MacmillanDorothy HouseMS Society and now also from Bath Mind. Therefore, clients will be suffering from life-altering and life-shortening conditions like cancer, MND and MS and may also have mental health conditions.


Some home working is an option with this role along with working at the Citizens Advice (CA) Bath&NES head office and multiple outreach sites in Bath, Midsomer Norton and Keynsham.


The rewards

We offer an annual salary of £22,010.58, plus 6% pension contribution, and offer opportunities for further training and development within the organisation. You will be part of a friendly, dedicated team with a real sense of purpose.


To apply

Please send your completed application to Your employment history will be reviewed, but your application will be marked against the person specification so please ensure you provide examples of how you meet each point.


If you have any questions please email Karen or call her on 01225 303812.

Shortlisting will take place after the closing date of 25th of September.

You must be entitled to work in the UK and appointments will be made subject to references.

Successful candidates will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.


We value diversity and promote equality and would welcome suitably qualified people with disabilities and minority ethnic applicants as these groups are under-represented in our workforce.


Trainee Welfare Benefits Adviser


£22,010.58 per annum, plus 6% pension contribution


37.5 per week

Contract Type:

30 months, though may be extended, subject to continued funding (This can be done as a job share)


Bath & North East Somerset

Close Date:

Sunday, 25 September 2022

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