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Finance/Energy Capacity/Life Skills Worker (Full Time, Fixed Term), Stirling and District Citizens Advice Bureau Ltd

Job Details

Job title
Finance/Energy Capacity/Life Skills Worker
Closing date
Friday 28 February 2020
Week Commencing 2 March 2020
Hours per week
Type of contract
Fixed term
AP4 pt 30 - £26,456

More about the job

About the job

TRI (Tackling Rural Isolation) Outreach Support Service: Pathways to inclusion, resilience and wellbeing in North and West Stirling District

To break the cycle of food bank dependency by building financial capacity, energy capability and independent living skills within the target community; reducing social isolation, tackling poverty and inequality, reducing social drift, building community cohesion and developing community capacity and resilience.

Roles & responsibilities

The post-holder will support TRI (Tackling Rural Isolation) Outreach Support Service users to achieve increased financial capacity, become energy capable and develop independent living skills, by providing bespoke advice, support & advocacy as follows:

  • Social prescribing & assistance to access further support to address underlying vulnerabilities such as loneliness, mental health, addiction, chaotic lifestyles, offending behaviours.
  • Support to better integrate into the local community to address social & economic isolation and loneliness.
  • Support for developing financial confidence and responsible financial management, improving independent living skills.
  • Assistance with mitigating the impact of welfare reforms and maximising income.
  • Help with financial and digital inclusion: support to access bank accounts & to digitally access cheaper services to free up income and build digital capacity, confidence and savings.
  • Support to access appropriate affordable borrowing; to explain implications of borrowing; and to access debt resolution strategies.
  • Support to access, efficiently use and manage economically viable energy provision.
How to apply

You can download an application pack from the links below or please contact – Craig Anderson, Bureau Manager, or for an informal discussion call 01786 464773

Please note that the closing date has been extended to 28 February 2020