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Holistic Advice Worker (AIM HI Project) 21 Hours per Week - Penicuik Citizens Advice Bureau

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Job title
Holistic Advice Worker
Closing date
Tuesday 21 May 2024
Hours per week
21; some flexibility on days worked
Type of contract
Fixed term to the 30 June 2026 (with possibility of an extension)
£29,327 (£17,596 pro rata) . Travel expenses and employer contribution to a pension scheme

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About the job


Motivated person required to deliver the AIM HI Income Maximization Project across Midlothian.

Working closely with Midlothian Sure Start Centres, Midwives, Health visitors and Changeworks the post holder will be required to provide holistic money and benefits advice to improve the circumstances and well-being of Midlothian families. The worker will provide help and assistance with checking benefit entitlement, completing benefit applications and challenging benefit decisions. The work will also include income maximisation, advice on budgeting, utility, housing and other issues including some assistance with debt (including housing debt). 

Good interpersonal skills are essential and the post holder will work closely with referring professionals and be responsible for developing innovative ways to engage with some hard to reach groups.

How to apply

Completed applications should be marked confidential and submitted by 10am on Tuesday 21 May 2024 to:

The Manager
Penicuik Citizens Advice Bureau
14a John Street
EH26 8AB

E mail: 

Please note that this post is subject to a satisfactory Basic Disclosure check

About the employer

The CAB is committed to equal opportunities both in service provision and employment.

Charity number: SC01442. Charity name:  Penicuik Citizens Advice Bureau.

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