Appointeeship Unit Officer

Sandwell Council House, Freeth Street, Oldbury, B69 3DE
Band E, SCP 18-25 (£24,982 - £29,577 per annum) (£12.95 - £15.33 per hour)
26 Feb 2021
13 Mar 2021
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A full-time Appointeeship Officer is required to join the existing team.

The Appointeeship Unit manages the financial affairs of people who are unable to manage their finances themselves due to mental incapacity and who lack any suitable family or friends, who are willing and able to act on their behalf.

The post holder will assist the Senior Appointeeship Officer in the management of the Appointeeship Units Clients financial affairs working in line with all relevant legislation concerning Appointeeship, Deputyship and Agency Powers and will ensure that accurate and up to date records of Service Users’ finances/assets are maintained at all times.

The successful applicant will need be an effective communicator and be confident in meeting members of the public, hold GCSE’s or equivalent to include a minimum Grade C in Maths and English and will have knowledge or experience of working with welfare benefits, working with financial systems, working with the Court of Protection and financial institutions and an awareness of the financial aspects of Social Care.

An Enhanced Disclosure and Barring (DBS) check will be required for this role.

Our Values; Trust, Unity and Progress make us unique, they define how we do things and are reflected in the way we behave. They are important to us, guiding and shaping our organisational culture. Our values are key to us achieving Sandwell’s Vision 2030 and also guide us when we recruit.


37 hours per week

This advert will close as soon as sufficient applications are received. Therefore, you are strongly advised to complete and return your application as soon as possible. When completing your application please refer to the supporting documents attached.

If you have a disability and require assistance in making an application, or have experienced a problem whilst applying for a position, please contact the Resourcing Team on 0121 569 3300 or via e-mail to:

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