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North Lanarkshire Tribunal Representation Unit: Airdrie, Bellshill & District, Coatbridge, Cumbernauld & Kilsyth and Motherwell & Wishaw Citizens Advice Bureaux

Job Details

Job title
1x Senior Welfare Rights Adviser, 5x Welfare Rights Advisers, 1x Information and Coordinating Officer
Closing date
Sunday 21 January 2018
Hours per week
Type of contract
Fixed term

More about the job

About the job

North Lanarkshire Tribunal Representation Unit is a joint partnership between all five North Lanarkshire Bureaux with Airdrie Citizens Advice Bureau as the Lead Bureau.

The Project is currently recruiting the following positions:

Airdrie CAB is seeking to employ a Senior Welfare Rights Adviser, a Part-time Welfare Rights Adviser and an Information and Coordinating Officer.

Bellshill, Coatbridge, Cumbernauld and Kilsyth Citizens Advice Bureaux are seeking to employ a part-time Welfare Rights Adviser each.

Motherwell and Wishaw CAB are seeking to employ a full time Welfare Rights Adviser to cover both Motherwell and Wishaw localities. 

How to apply

Advert and application packs for all vacancies can be downloaded from the links below and contain details of submission of completed applications. If you are interested in applying for more than location, please complete an application for each respective Bureau.

If you have applied for more than one position within this project, please specify the location and post applied for within the cover email/letter enclosing your application and note this information will be shared amongst the partners.

Closing date for all posts is midnight on 21st January 2018. 

About the employer

Each staff member will be employed by the respective bureau.

The Project is funded by Aspiring Communities Fund with assistance from European Social Fund for a period of eighteen months.

North Lanarkshire Tribunal Representation Unit aims to tackle increased poverty levels and disengaged communities through delivery of a holistic client centred Tribunal Representation Service. The Project will provide a voice to vulnerable members of communities to legally challenge unfair decisions under all aspects of welfare benefits. An integral part of the project is to provide practical hands on support to allow communities to recognise their skills and assisting them to access opportunities and services building capability and resilience.

 This is an exciting opportunity to make a difference and support communities adversely affected by unfair welfare rights decisions. We are looking for a highly motivated team with commitment to deliver this project throughout North Lanarkshire. We expect candidates to have excellent teamwork, communication and organisational skills with proven ability to work in partnership with organisations within the voluntary and statutory sector.