Benefits Advisor - Manchester - Maternity Cover

£23,113 - £29,905


Closing date: Wednesday 23 January

Maggie's is seeking an experienced and empathetic Benefits Advisor to join the team in our Manchester Centre for a period of six months to cover maternity leave. 

The post holder will work as a member of a multi-disciplinary team providing Maggie’s integrated programme of support to people affected by cancer in accordance with Maggie’s policies and procedures, model, culture, ethos and brand.

The post holder will be responsible for providing support to enable people affected by cancer to maximise income. They will achieve this through providing advice and assisting people to access available benefits and other sources of financial help. This support may be provided on a ‘drop in’ basis and through a programme of booked appointments.

The post holder will be responsible for all administration and appropriate follow up in relation to claims and advice. They will be responsible for liaising with other statutory and voluntary bodies as required.

They will also have responsibility for creating the conditions for maintaining ongoing relationships with people accessing the centre, and in collaboration with colleagues for enabling people to access all aspects of Maggies programme to ensure ongoing and effective cancer support.

The post holder will be responsible for supporting the Centre Head in the promotion of Maggie’s programme of cancer support.

They will be responsible for recording data in relation to their own work in accordance with Maggie’s policies and procedures, and will contribute to Maggies programme of annul audit, centre review and triennial review. 

In addition to a rewarding career, Maggie’s offers a range of staff benefits including competitive holiday entitlement,  workplace pension, option to apply to continue NHS pension, sick pay scheme and travel and cycle loans.

Please see full job description attached.                                                  

Applications should be by email in the format of two separate documents -  CV with covering letter - to Carys Winship at

The closing date for applications is Wednesday 23rd January 2019 at midnight.