Welfare Rights Adviser - VACANCY

Welfare Rights Adviser - VACANCY

9th April 2020

Closing date:  Friday 17th April 2020

Interviews:  w/c Monday 20th April 2020 by video call

Location:  Drumchapel, Glasgow (Remotely during bureau closure as a result of Covid19)

Hours per week:  35

Salary:  £23,613.00

Duration:  fixed Term to March 2021

Drumchapel Citizens Advice Bureau is seeking to recruit a Welfare Rights Adviser. The Adviser will be working face to face with clients and will undertake casework of a complex nature. They will also support CAB Advisers to ensure the provision and development of a quality advice service, particularly in relation to Universal Credit.

The successful candidate will be self-motivated, enthusiastic team members with excellent interpersonal skills, the appropriate technical skills and a commitment to the work of the CAB service. Good organisational skills are essential, as is experience in welfare benefit and money advice work and knowledge of computer systems and their applications.

This post will start in a remote working capacity during Covid19; thereafter the role involves working between locations across our area of benefit (G1-G15).

The post is funded until March 2021 (with possible extension).

Please note that this is a basic disclosure post.

How to apply: 

You can download an application pack from the CAS website links below or obtain and return applications to Laura McMahon no later than noon on Friday 17th April 2020.

Citizens Advice Scotland (CAS) https://www.cas.org.uk/

Email:             laura.mcmahon@drumchapelcab.casonline.org.uk 

About the employer: 

Drumchapel CAB strives to be an Equal Opportunities employer.

We hold accreditation under Scottish National Standards for Advice Providers; ISO 9001:2015; and are members with Scottish Association of Citizens Advice Bureaux.

Drumchapel CAB is a charity registered in Scotland No. SC015207

Authorised and Regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority FRN:  617448