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Welfare Rights Adviser - Inverness, Badenoch and Strathspey Citizens Advice Bureau

Job Details

Job title
Welfare Rights Adviser
Closing date
Monday 29 August 2022
Week commencing 5 September 2022
Union Street, Inverness
Hours per week
Up to 35 hours per week
Type of contract
£24,884 to £27,187 per annum (pro-rata). Normally appointed at start of this scale.

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About the job

To provide holistic advice on a range of welfare benefits issues. To offer clients advice and information to maximise their income and to ensure they are receiving the correct entitlements. This will include conducting full benefit checks, better off calculations, assisting clients with revision, supersessions and appeals of benefit decisions and also assisting clients to navigate their benefit claims. The role will also require to provide advice on all areas of entitlements for clients such as energy, charitable applications or assistance with health costs for example. 

The role will require someone who has experience or understanding of the benefits system, ideally in provision of advice, information and representation However someone who can evidence similar transferrable skills in another setting may be considered also. This role will suit a resilient and empathetic person who is able to work under pressure but enjoys the challenges of advice delivery and is able to work in a non-judgmental and impartial, confidential manner. 

The role offers a supportive and friendly environment where we work to provide our community with advice, information and options to allow informed choices. The role also provides opportunities for continuous development and training.    

How to apply

Please use the link on this website to download an Application Pack. Applications should be received by 5pm on 29 August 2022. 

For further information, please contact: 

Business Support Administrator
Inverness Badenoch & Strathspey CAB
29-31 Union Street



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