Client Affairs Officer

Bexleyheath, London (Greater)
£21,591 - £21,981, per annum
14 Jun 2019
24 Jun 2019
Job role
Contract Type

We are inviting applications for a Client Affairs Officer role within the Safeguarding Adults Team.

Under the direction, of the MCA Lead /Corporate Appointee & Deputy Clients Finances you will be responsible for an efficient and effective provision of a comprehensive client financial affairs function; for Adult Social Care, Oxleas Mental Health Team, clients in residential and nursing care, and supported in the community.

This will include Appointeeship applications to the Department of Works & Pensions and the opening of individual bank accounts for clients, inputting, making payments and reconciliation of on line banking for clients and maintaining established data recording.

 In addition, you will be involved in assisting and conducting property searches, appropriate disposal arrangements, prepare papers for the Court of Protection for the appointment of London Borough of Bexley to act as delegated deputy. 

The successful candidate will have proven experience of working in financial safeguarding and /or other relevant knowledge and experience such as; direct customer contact in relation to client finances. The ability to travel around the borough is essential.

Appointment to this post will be subject to an enhanced disclosure obtained through the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

For further information please contact Henry Gilfillan on 0203 045 3174 or e-mail

What we offer:

  • Career Average Revalued Earnings Pension Scheme
  • Performance Related Pay
  • 23 days Annual Leave (rising to 27 after 5 years’ service) plus Bank Holiday Entitlement
  • Annual Leave Purchase Scheme
  • Opportunities for flexible working with excellent ICT facilities
  • MyChoice Staff Benefit Scheme – Includes Childcare Vouchers, Cycle to Work Scheme, access to high street shopping vouchers and online discount codes.

View more about our employment deal here.        

How to apply

Please visit our website to find out more information. CVs will not be accepted unless they are submitted with a completed application form.         

Your Application:

  • Closing Date for your application: 24/07/2019
  • Interview Date: Monday 15th July 2019

This authority is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

This post is considered by the authority to be a customer-facing position; as such it falls within scope of the Code of Practice on English language requirement for public sector workers. The council therefore has a statutory duty under Part 7 of the Immigration Act 2016 to ensure that post holders have a command of spoken English sufficient for the effective performance of the job requirements. The appropriate standards are set out in the JD/Person Specification. These will be applied during the recruitment/selection and probationary stages.