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Unforgotten Forces Adviser (Part Time, Fixed Term, Motherwell and Wishaw Citizens Advice Bureau

Job Details

Job title
Unforgotten Forces Adviser
Closing date
Friday 20 October 2017
W/C 23 October 2017
Hours per week
Type of contract
Fixed Term to June 2019
£21,630 per annum (pro rata)

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About the job

Unforgotten Forces is a collaboration between 14 of the leading organisations supporting older veterans, and their families, in Scotland.  Over the next three years the Unforgotten Forces consortium will deliver a range of new services and enhancements in areas including advice, access to healthcare, social isolation, respite and creative activities and events for those in care settings.

Partners include: Action on Hearing Loss Scotland, Age Scotland, Armed Services Advice Project – Citizens Advice Scotland,Defence Medical Welfare Service, Erskine, Fares4Free, ILM Highland, Legion Scotland, Luminate, Music in Hospitals Scotland, Poppyscotland, Scottish Older People’s Assembly, Scottish War Blinded, SSAFA, University of West of Scotland.

The CAB service has been funded to deliver an advice and support service to the Armed Forces Community specifically for Veterans age 65+.  The Armed Forces Community is defined as those personnel who are currently serving, those who have served in the past, and their dependants.

The main responsibilities will be to deliver Money Advice/ Income Maximisation/ Financial Capability service to clients in the Armed Forces Community age 65+.  To support bureaux advice workers in their handling of advice and support to clients in the Armed Forces Community age 65+ by providing effective consultancy and guidance.  Deliver a home visit service to clients when required, establish outreach clinics in locations suited to the needs of Veterans age 65+ and  develop new partnerships with other voluntary and statutory agencies who provide support to people age 65+.

Further information regarding this new post and the bureau can be found in the Recruitment Pack

How to apply

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