New Money & Benefits Adviser

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Posted on9 Apr 2020

Martin Bell is the new Money & Benefits Adviser at Joseph Rowntree Housing Trust

We understand that many of our residents will be facing financial uncertainty as a result of Coronavirus, and as an organisation we are fully committed to supporting our communities through this difficult time. A key element of the financial support available to our residents is our Money & Benefits Advice Service.

Meet Martin

Martin recently joined JRHT following the retirement of Paul Rose, the former Money & Benefits Adviser. Martin and Paul have been working hard to ensure a smooth handover.

Prior to JRHT, Martin worked for City of York Council Benefits team and has vast experience of supporting people with benefits advice and guidance through the benefit application process.

Advice and support

Our money & benefits advice team continues to provide an effective service over the telephone, taking referrals from housing teams when a resident has concerns about their income and benefits.

Martin explains “Now, more than ever, it is crucial that residents who are worried about their finances seek the best possible advice. I know this is a concerning time for some of those living in our communities, but rest assured I am here to help. If you have any concerns or questions at all, please do get in touch and we will help you source the support you need.”

For more information about the help and support available telephone 0800 5870211.