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Investing in Communities Lead - Dalkeith & District Citizens Advice Bureau

Job Details

Job title
Investing in Communities Lead
Closing date
Monday 29 April 2024
Hours per week
Type of contract
The post is funded to March 2026. Continuation contingent on funding
£34,000 pa plus employer’s pension contribution

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About the job

Investing in Communities is a Scottish Government funded joint initiative of Midlothian Voluntary Action, Volunteer Midlothian and Dalkeith Citizens Advice Bureau that aims to improve the health, wellbeing and resilience of people in the Central Dalkeith and Woodburn areas through information, advice, learning and practical action.

The postholder is responsible for collaborating with partner organisations to develop, deliver and evaluate actions to achieve project aims. In particular, this includes advice and information provision for those in, or at risk of, financial hardship and building skills and knowledge of local people so they can make informed life and financial decisions.

Up to date understanding of Scottish and UK benefits system and experience of providing advice and information (paid or unpaid) to people experiencing disadvantage are essential. Postholder must hold City and Guilds Level 3 Energy Awareness Award, or be willing to work towards this as part of the role.

How to apply

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

Please return your completed application form (preferably via e-mail) by 5.00pm on the closing date of Monday, 29 April 2024 to:

If returning by post, please ensure it arrives by the closing date and time, and please mark envelope ‘Private & Confidential - Job Application’ and send to:

Julie Podet, Bureau Manager, Dalkeith & District CAB, 2-8 Buccleuch Street, Dalkeith EH22 1HA

If you have any queries regarding the post or the application process, please do not hesitate to contact Julie Podet for further information using the above email address.

About the employer

Dalkeith & District Citizens Advice Bureau (CAB). Company Limited by Guarantee in Scotland No.SC 000593.  Scottish Registered Charity No. SC 332676. Authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority Ref FRN:6174461

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