We are currently looking for a full-time Tribunals Co-ordinator and Caseworker (maternity cover)
Responsible to : Senior Casework Manager
Hours of Work : 5 days a week (35 hours)
Salary : £26,000 to £28,000 per annum (depending on experience)
Holidays : 24.5 days including Christmas closure plus bank holidays. This is increasing to 28 days in 2018 plus bank holidays.
Location : Office in Victoria and Office in Queens Park
Duration : Maternity Cover to April 2018
Closing date for applications: 9:00 a.m. on 21 September 2017, Thursday
First round interviews planned for: 25 September 2017, Monday and 26 Septhember 2017, Tuesday
Second round interviews planned for: 28 September 2017, Thursday
The post is subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure.
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.
Please download the following documents. Instructions on how to apply is found in the Cover letter and job description.