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Working age Welfare Benefits – a key workshop
Tuesday 5th November 2019

Leapark Hotel, Grangemouth 

Valid for IRRV CPD Points

Course background

SPECIAL OFFER – 4th PLACE FREE!

At the request of local authorities, IRRV is again running this workshop to give attendees a whizz through of the welfare benefits landscape the detail that local authority, housing association and other key staff require

to know. included.

Aim

It is fully updated to ensure the latest UC information is

The workshop is ideally suited to staff who are required to have a better understanding of the main welfare benefits. It is also suited to the wider benefits and welfare sector involved in assisting or advising those who have, or need, to claim.

The programme includes:

  • What are Welfare benefits? – a brief history
  • Universal Credit (an overview)
  • Legacy benefits – those being replaced by universal credit
  • Income Support/ Job Seekers Allowance/ Employment Support Allowance/ Child and Working Tax Credit/ Housing Benefit
  • What is left Behind
  • Contributions based Job Seekers Allowance/ Contributions Based
  • Employment Support Allowance (new style ESA)
  • Disability Benefits
  • Personal Independence Payments
  • Disability Living Allowance
  • Carers Allowance
  • Review, questions and closure
  • The day is designed to be interactive and promotes sharing of knowledge and best practice. Timings are indicative and are subject to change on the day.
     

COURSE LEADER : PAULA DOHERTY

The course will be facilitated by Paula Doherty. Paula is a leading benefits practitioner, the IRRV Education Liaison Officer and a member of the IRRV Scottish Association Executive.

Paula is also Chair of the IRRV Welfare Reform Consortium.

Value for money seminar :

The workshop represents excellent value for money, with seminar fees starting at only £145 + VAT. This includes lunch, refreshments, and training materials.

As places are limited, early booking is recommended. The IRRV regrets that, under normal circumstances, delegate fees cannot be refunded. However, delegate substitutions may be made at no cost at any time prior to the Seminar, subject to these being notified to the Institute.

SPECIAL OFFER – 4th PLACE FREE!

Every fourth place from the same organisation booked for this course (and made in the same booking) is entirely free of charge. Please note that, due to the demand for places, this offer applies only to the course detailed in this brochure and applies to the lowest cost place.

How to Book :

Please download and  complete the booking form and send/fax it to the address above.

DOWNLOAD BOOKING FORM

You may also e-mail bookings to scotland@irrv.org.uk. Full joining instructions will be sent to delegates once a booking form has been received.

If you have any queries about the course listed, please contact

\Fraser Macpherson, IRRV Development Manager, 2a Argyle Street, Dundee, DD4 7AL – Telephone/Fax – 01382 456029; email – scotland@irrv .org.uk

 

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