Date Added: 13 September 2017
: 21 September 2017
Job Title: Tribunals Co-ordinator and Caseworker (maternity cover)
Working For: Zacchaeus 2000 Trust (Z2K)
Salary: £26,000 to £28,000 per annum depending on experience
About the Role
You will be responsible for the co-ordination of our social security tribunal representation work in the field of disability benefits – Employment Support Allowance, Personal Independence Payment and Disability Living Allowance. Primarily, you will co-ordinate the allocation of tribunal cases to pro bono lawyers across our partner law firms, and as part of a busy casework team, you will also assist clients in lodging appeals following a refused application for disability benefits. You will also be expected to provide representation on occasion.
You will be supported by a highly skilled senior casework manager who has developed policies and a casework database system that enables all caseworkers to handle a fast moving but manageable caseload. You will also take the lead in capturing and analysing data to contribute to all our work, including campaigning and policy. At Z2K, all staff work as part of a wider team to ensure that we are meeting our wider goals and objectives.
The post is subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure.
Closing Date: 21 September 2017
Closing for applications: 9:00am.
First round interviews planned for: 25 September 2017, Monday and 26 Septhember 2017, Tuesday/
Second round interviews planned for: 28 September 2017, Thursday.
Please visit our website http://z2k.org/2017/09/vacancy-tcc/ for instructions on how to apply for the role and to download the application pack.