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War Pensions and Compensations Advisor

The Royal British Legion
Closing date
30 Jun 2021

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Job title: War Pensions and Compensations Advisor, North

Region: Northeast Area. Home Based, commutable to Newcastle and across the North

Directorate: Operations

Contract: Permanent. Full Time, 35 hours per week

Salary: £23,800 to £25,000.00 gross per annum

About The Royal British Legion

The Legion is at the heart of a national network that supports our Armed Forces community through thick and thin - ensuring their unique contribution is never forgotten. We've been here since 1921 and we'll be here as long as they need us.

Our Values and Behaviours

Does the following describe you?

A desire to provide a great customer service and support.
Enjoy and thrive in working in teams and with others.
Passionate about supporting the Armed Forces community and honouring their contribution.
Come to work each day to be the best you can and to learn and develop.
An encourager, eager to share your knowledge and experience to help others.

If so, then we would like to hear from you ....

The Role

An opportunity is available for a War Pensions & Compensations Advisor to join the National War Pension and Compensation (WP&C) Service. We are looking for advocates to provide specialist level representation at first tier tribunal to eligible individuals who are appealing decisions under the Armed Forces Compensation Scheme and the War Pensions Scheme. Full subject matter training will be provided.

The ideal candidate will have experience of interpreting and applying legislation and presenting cases at first tier tribunal. The role includes providing comprehensive advice to appellants and the management of a significant caseload.

We are looking for someone with excellent communications skills and a strong focus on quality customer service. The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate a methodical approach to work and sound organisational skills.

You will be home based, but there will be a requirement to travel for tribunal hearings, commutable across the North.

The nature of the post will require you to have a full driving licence.

How to Apply

Please apply by clicking 'Apply online'

Previous applicants need not apply.

Closing date for this role is: Monday 28th June 2021.

Interviews will be held on w/c Monday 5th July 2021.

We reserve the right to close this vacancy when we are in receipt of sufficient applications. Should you wish to apply for this post you are advised to complete and submit your application form as soon as possible.
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