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Income Maximisation/Welfare Rights Adviser (2 posts) – Musselburgh Citizens Advice Bureau

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Job title
Income Maximisation/Welfare Rights Adviser
Closing date
Friday 23 February 2024
East Lothian
Hours per week

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About the job

2 Posts:

  • Income Maximisation/Welfare Rights Adviser – Over 60’s – East Lothian (36-month post)
  • Income Maximisation/Welfare Rights Adviser – East Lothian Community Hospital/Musselburgh CAB (24-month post)

Musselburgh Citizens Advice Bureau are recruiting for 2 new members of staff to join their existing team. These are exciting opportunities for successful candidates to provide benefits and income maximisation advice and support to our clients across East Lothian. This ranges from undertaking benefit checks, support to apply for benefits and also support to request a revision or change of circumstances as appropriate. The role also involves assessing the client’s situation, dealing promptly with any emergencies, and liaising with benefit agencies and external organisations to support the client as much as possible. The role also involves ensuring that the client’s details are fully captured on our online recording system. As this will be based out in the community the ability to travel around east Lothian between locations is essential.

How to apply


For further information and an application form please use the links at the bottom of this page or email

Please note that CVs will not be accepted.

Completed application forms should be returned by e-mail to

About the employer

Musselburgh and District Citizens Advice Bureau offers free, impartial and confidential advice to East Lothian. We deliver support and guidance on a range of topics, giving people the information they need to deal with any situation and improve their lives. Every year Musselburgh and District Citizens Advice Bureau works with 2100 clients and helps resolve 3100 issues. 

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