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Housing Debt Advisor (Part Time), Clackmannanshire Citizens Advice Bureau

Job Details

Job title
Housing Debt Advisor
Closing date
Friday 24 February 2017
Location
Alloa
Hours per week
17.5
Type of contract
Permanent
Salary
£21,000 pro rata

More about the job

About the job

We are looking for a highly motivated person with the drive and enthusiasm to assist clients who are council tenants with a comprehensive debt advice service including assisting with arranging repayments, re-negotiation of debts, maximisation of income and prevention of eviction including representation at court, if required.  The main remit of the post is to prevent homelessness and rent arrears for council tenants by taking a fully holistic and sustainable view to financial management.

A working knowledge of welfare benefits is required in order to assist with income maximisation.

The successful candidate will effectively manage their own workload in an organised and professional manner and have the ability to produce and maintain records thereby allowing statistical monitoring as required. They will also have excellent interpersonal skills and a sound understanding of housing legislation and local authority processes.

There is a requirement to take on training in order to become an approved Debt Arrangement Scheme Adviser. The individual will understand the aims and objectives of the CAB service.

How to apply

A full job description and application form are available to download from the links below. You can also obtain a recruitment pack from and return applications to Eleanor Penman no later than Friday 24th February 2017.

Email:                 eleanor.penman@clackscab.casonline.org.uk

Telephone:          01259 226733

Address:             47 Drysdale Street, Alloa FK10 1JA