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Parents Advice Project Worker - Stirling District Citizens Advice Bureau

Job Details

Job title
Parents Advice Project Worker
Closing date
Friday 31 May 2024
Hours per week
17.5 hours per week, flexible to meet the demands of the Service. This post may include occasional evening and weekend work. A relevant secondment would be considered.
Type of contract
Fixed term to December 2025 tied directly to the Cattanach funding (continuation dependent on funding)
£28,427 pro rata ( £14,213) for 17.5 hrs and 5% employer’s contributory pension

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About the job

Main Purpose  

To provide immediate holistic person centred advice, information and representation to vulnerable individuals/families with young children (pre-birth to 3) and support to colleagues working with vulnerable families and where necessary, refer and support clients to access appropriate advice agencies.

The advice and representation offered will focus on the consequences of the Welfare Reform Act and the economic downturn – seeking to resolve the practical barriers and stressors that inhibit attachment, primarily (but not exclusively) Money, Benefits, Debt, and Housing.

This new innovative service has three specific outcomes/ objectives:

• To build the resilience of families
• To support and empower parents to deal with problems before they escalate into a crisis
• To empower parents to address underlying problems that can cause (or may already be causing) mental health issues.

To represent clients at Social Security Appeal Tribunals and Disability Appeal Tribunals focusing on those which are a consequence of Welfare reform and the economic downturn.

Delivering a series of training sessions/information sessions to front line family workers and parents primarily, (but not exclusively) on Money, Benefits, Debt, Financial Capacity, Employment Rights and Housing.

Project Delivery

The Rural Parents Advice Project worker covers Stirling District and access to advice on the frontline is essential and the worker would construct their availability and geographic location to maximise opportunity for vulnerable families to engage with the minimum of obstacles.

Appointment to this post is conditional on two satisfactory references and a current PVG certificate.

How to apply

For an application form please use the links at the bottom of this page.

For additional queries, or an informal discussion on the post, please contact Craig Anderson, CEO on 01786 464773 or email

Closing date has been extended to noon on Friday 31 May 2024.

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