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Senior Debt & Financial Inclusion Adviser

Employer
Camden London Borough Council
Location
Camden, London (Greater)
Salary
£37,638
Closing date
6 Feb 2022

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Sector
Corporate Services, Finance
Contract Type
Full time
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Job Details

About us

Camden is building somewhere everyone can thrive, by making our borough the best place to live, work, study and visit. Because, we’re not just home to the UK’s fast-growing economy. We’re home to the most important conversations happening today. And we’re making radical social change a reality, so that nobody gets left behind.

About the role

We are seeking a Senior Debt & Financial Inclusion Adviser to provide specialist debt and money advice, information and casework management service to our Camden residents and a second tier debt support service to colleagues across the council providing coaching, training and advice.                                    

The role involves working with our residents living in Camden’s homes to have secure, safe and affordable housing that meets their ongoing needs. You will advise on all aspects of debt and money management; this includes negotiating with priority and non-priority creditors and completing financial statements, as well as maximising incomes.

This role is subject to an enhanced DBS check and police vetting.

The successful post holder will have strong communication, negotiation and advocacy skills with experience in financial inclusion and providing debt advice casework service to clients.  They will have either the IMA money advice certificate or be able to work towards achieving it, and becoming a DRO intermediary.

You will need to demonstrate that you have the ability to meet the key requirements of the role as set out in the job profile under the section ‘About You’.  

Working for Camden

Working for Camden you’ll receive a host of great benefits, Click HERE to see full details.

To discover more about Camden and our commitment towards diversity, equality and safeguarding, please visit our recruitment website

Additional information     

To view the Job Profile please click HERE

To apply for this job please follow the "Apply" link. In the ‘Why you?’ section of the application you will be required to demonstrate how you meet the essential criteria listed in the Job Profile.   

Asking for Adjustments   

Camden is committed to making our recruitment practices barrier-free and as accessible as possible for everyone. This includes, making adjustments or changes for disabled people, neurodiverse people or people with long-term health conditions. If you would like us to do anything differently during the application, interview or assessment process, including providing information in an alternative format, please contact us on 020 7974 6655, at resourcing@camden.gov.uk or post to 5 Pancras Square, London, N1C 4AG.   

Company

Camden: A diverse and vibrant borough
 
What makes us different?

Camden London Borough Council offers the opportunity to create a place for everyone. The council is committed to excellence and aims to recruit vibrant and talented people to develop and cultivate highly competent work teams. 
 
Camden Council promotes culture, innovation and excellence by celebrating awards such as the Camden Business Awards, Community Support Awards and Camden Design Awards. 

Great values

Based in the heart of the capital, Camden has much to offer its dedicated staff. The council is committed to excellence, and dedicated to safeguard and support the welfare of vulnerable adults, young people and children. Camden aims to work hand to hand with the communities it serves to find new and better ways to increase quality of life.
 
Why work for Camden?

  • Camden is committed to providing high quality services
  • Competent and skilled work teams.
  • A trusting, supportive working environment
  • Strong focus on innovation
  • Competitive salary.
  • Free season ticket / travelcard loan scheme. 

 
Would you like to work in an innovative, multicultural, vibrant and transforming environment?

Camden may offer the opportunity you are looking for.

Find Us
Website
Telephone
020 7974 4444
Location
Town Hall
Judd Street
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