Dynamic, motivated person required to develop and deliver a new project delivering Income Maximization advice and support to families supported by Hawthorn Children and Family Centre in Mayfield, Midlothian
The post holder will be required to improve the financial circumstances of the families supported by Midlothian Council’s Hawthorn Children and families Learning Centre and improve the outcomes for the children. The client group will be:
Based at the Centre and Penicuik CAB, the worker will provide help and assistance with checking benefit entitlement, completing benefit applications and challenging benefit decisions. The work will also include income maximisation, budgeting advice and some assistance with debt issues (including housing debt).
A working knowledge and understanding of welfare benefits and good interpersonal skills are essential. The post holder will be responsible for developing and delivering the service to meet the needs of the families.
Please note that this post is subject to a satisfactory Basic Disclosure check