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Welfare Reform Worker for North Ayrshire - East Ayrshire Citizens Advice Bureau

Job Details

Job title
Welfare Reform Worker
Closing date
Friday 17 August 2018
East Ayrshire
Type of contract
Fixed term
£ 21,924 - £24,012

More about the job

About the job

We are looking for an enthusiastic Welfare Reform Worker to improve partnership working with other local organisations in North Ayrshire and help mitigate the impact of welfare reform for mutual clients by:

  • Raising awareness through community engagement and providing support to external partners
  • Providing specialist support and training on welfare reform issues to volunteer advisers and paid staff across the bureau
  • Carrying out specialist Welfare Reform casework and providing representation for clients at appeals and tribunals

The ideal candidate will have experience of working in the advice sector, dealing with casework and providing representation work. You will be also required to have excellent communication, analytical and organization skills as well as an excellent working knowledge of the welfare benefits system and current housing law.

For more information, please refer to the Job Description and Person Specification which can be downloaded using the links below.

How to apply

To apply, please download and email your completed application to the manager, East Ayrshire CAB, at  or return the form to:  

East Ayrshire CAB

The Gateway Centre

3 Foregate Square

Kilmarnock KA1 1LN

Closing date for applications: 5pm, Friday  17th August  2018

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