Macmillan Cancer Support Benefits Adviser

Salary: £24,000 to £26,000 dependent on experience
Hours: 37 hours a week
Contract: Fixed Term until 31st December 2021 (with possibility of renewal)
Responsible to: Head of Projects
Project/area: Projects
Based at: Central and East Northamptonshire Citizens Advice (CENCA) 7-8 Mercers Row, Northampton, NN1 2QL 

CENCA has been commissioned to deliver benefits advice to families who have been affected by  and those individuals that have been diagnosed with Cancer. Working in partnership with Macmillan Cancer Support and with nurses and practitioners from the NHS and social services you will be receiving referrals so that individuals and families can gain access to the welfare advice that they need.


As an adviser you will offer end-to-end support to help people resolve their problems, including representation of benefit tribunals and give advice about available next steps the client can take to rectify any issues, working to the Advice Quality Standard.  Those with experience of advice work are strongly encouraged to apply.

Please apply via our website where you can download the application form and job pack. Alternatively, you can email  to request an application form and job pack. 

If you have any questions regarding the role please contact us by email at

Closing date 5pm Friday 20th November 2020

We may close this vacancy if a suitable application is received before this date.

Central and East Northamptonshire Citizens Advice
7/8 Mercers Row

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