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Outreach Development Officer (part-time, permanent) Bellshill and District Citizens Advice Bureau

Job Details

Job title
Outreach Development Officer
Closing date
Friday 2 March 2018
Hours per week
Type of contract
£22,254 pro rata, 20 hours per week.

More about the job

About the job

This new role of Outreach Development Officer will develop and deliver services across the Bellshill locality, to provide advice and support to local residents on all generalist advice topics. They will also assist with volunteer recruitment and training, funding applications and other duties in the Bellshill CAB office, and at outreach locations. The ideal candidate will have experience of working in an advice giving environment, dealing with casework and working with an electronic case management system.

How to apply

A full application pack can be downloaded from this page. 

Applications can be emailed to or posted to 

Bellshill & Dist. Citizens Advice Bureau
6 Hamilton Road

by the closing date of 12 noon on 2nd March.

Date of interviews for successful applicants: week commencing 5th March.

About the employer

Bellshill & District CAB was formed in 1971 and became a Scottish Charitable Incorporated Organisation in 2012.  It is a member of the nationally recognised brand of Citizens Advice Bureau (CAB) and has continued to develop in response to the needs of the residents of Bellshilll, Mossend, Viewpark and surrounding areas.  The organisation is a member of the umbrella body Citizens Advice Scotland that provides guidance and support to all Citizens Advice Bureau in Scotland (CAS).  The twin aims of the service are:

  • To provide the advice people need for the problems they face
  • To improve the policies and practices that affect people’s lives.

Bellshill & District CAB is well placed to recognise trends and identify particular needs and lack of services for specific groups.

The bureau provides a free, confidential, independent and impartial service for community residents on a wide range of issues including:

  • Debt and money
  • Welfare Rights
  • Consumer issues
  • Immigration
  • Employment and workforce problems
  • Housing
  • Relationship and family issues
  • Discrimination
  • Health services
  • Legal rights & responsibilities

Bellshill & District CAB is a trusted and well respected organisation. It enjoys high levels of client satisfaction and the excellence of its training programme is widely recognised. Its volunteer workforce and paid staff are fully committed and strive, with limited resources, to provide the advice sought by thousands of clients each year.

Bellshill & District Citizens Advice Bureau is recognised as a Charity with Office of the Scottish Charity Regulator, is a Scottish Charitable Incorporated Organisation (SC015081)) and is authorised and regulated with Financial Conduct Authority (FRN: 617428). Bellshill & District Citizens Advice Bureau has a complaints handling procedure. You can request a copy of the complaints leaflet to be emailed or posted to you.