Stirling District Citizens Advice Bureau Limited
Stirling District Citizens Advice Bureau Limited

Charity registered in Scotland SC007270

Stirling District Citizens Advice Bureau is a local, independent charity which provides free, impartial and confidential advice and information to give you the tools you need to sort out any issues or problems.

Current vacancies

Main Purpose:To provide immediate holistic person centered advice, information and representation to unpaid carers & support to colleagues working with unpaid carers 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 impact on Unpaid Carers, primarily (but not exclusively) Money, Benefits, Debt, and Housing

This new innovative service to the Unpaid Carers community will:

Support income maximisation & 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 (when required).

Deliver a series of training sessions/information sessions to front line unpaid carers support groups primarily, (but not exclusively) on Money, Benefits, Debt, Financial capacity, Employment rights and Housing

Project Delivery

The Unpaid Carers Welfare Rights Adviser will cover Stirling & Clackmannanshire Districts and access to advice on the frontline is essential and the worker would construct their availability and geographic location to maximise opportunity for unpaid carers to engage with the minimum of obstacles.

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

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CAB Addiction Advice Project Worker

  • Part time
  • £27,117 pro-rata
  • Stirling
  • Closing 18th July 2022

Term:Fixed term for three years tied directly to the Henry Smith Foundation funding (continuation dependent on funding)

Hours:28 hours per week, flexible to meet the demands of the Service. These posts may include occasional evening and weekend work. A relevant secondment would be considered.

Leave:29 days Annual Leave, plus 10 days public holidays pro rata.

Location:Stirling District Citizens Advice Bureau (CAB), Norman MacEwan Centre, Cameronian Street, Stirling, FK8 2DX

Organizational Responsibility: Directly line managed by the Stirling District Citizens Advice Bureau CEO

Main Purpose:To provide immediate advice, information and representation to vulnerable individuals engaged in the Alcohol or Substance recovery process, recovery cafes, provide 2nd tier consultancy support to colleagues within Forth Valley Alcohol or Substance recovery services 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 Alcohol or Substance misuse recovery – primarily (but not exclusively) Money, Benefits, Debt, and Housing

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 to front line ADP workers primarily, (but not exclusively) on Money, Benefits, Debt, Financial capacity, Employment rights and Housing

Project Delivery

The three FTE CAB Addiction Advice Project workers cover Forth Valley Alcohol Drug Partnership area. One FTE based in Stirling, Falkirk and Clackmannanshire Proximity and access to advice on the frontline is essential and the workers would construct their availability and geographic location to maximise opportunity for Substance recovery staff and clients to engage with the minimum of obstacles.

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

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CAB Addiction Advice Project Worker (Job Share)

  • Part time
  • £27,117 pro-rata
  • Falkirk/Clackmannanshire with administrative base in Stirling
  • Closing 22nd August 2022

Organizational Responsibility

Directly line managed by the Stirling District Citizens Advice Bureau CEO

Main Purpose: To provide immediate advice, information and representation to vulnerable individuals engaged in the Alcohol or Substance recovery process, recovery cafes, provide 2nd tier consultancy support to colleagues within Forth Valley Alcohol or Substance recovery services 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 Alcohol or Substance misuse recovery – primarily (but not exclusively) Money, Benefits, Debt, and Housing

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 to front line ADP workers primarily, (but not exclusively) on Money, Benefits, Debt, Financial capacity, Employment rights and Housing

Project Delivery

The three FTE CAB Addiction Advice Project workers cover Forth Valley Alcohol Drug Partnership area. One FTE based in Stirling, Falkirk and Clackmannanshire Proximity and access to advice on the frontline is essential and the workers would construct their availability and geographic location to maximise opportunity for Substance recovery staff and clients to engage with the minimum of obstacles.

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

Admin Location:

Stirling District Citizens Advice Bureau (CAB)

Norman MacEwan Centre

Cameronian Street

Stirling

FK8 2DX

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The VULNERABLE PERSONS FUEL POVERTY OUTREACH WORKER, funded by the Scottish Southern Energy Network, will work with Stirling CAB to identify and support families and elderly people suffering fuel poverty within rural Stirling District.

  1. To ensure that vulnerable clients in the SSEN supply area, are supported to access the Priority Services Register. To help educate and inform, enable and empower clients to take appropriate action to manage their fuel usage and build their capacity around such via basic energy efficiency advice and instruction; and by linking up with the Bureaus specialist Energy Advice Service, increase access to specialist energy advice & related grants / financial support / products that reduce energy usage – low energy light bulbs, draught proofing, insulation, energy efficient white goods.
  2. To provide holistic advice which fulfils the objectives of the project – maximise income (via benefit health checks / QBC and claims, up to but excluding type 3 - representation); working closely with the Bureaus Tackling Rural Isolation Support Service, and by liaising with the Bureaus specialist Energy Advice Service, reduce fuel debts via access to grants (e.g. Energy saving trust and budgeting / basic debt advice. Identify and assist vulnerable clients in the SSEN supply area to obtain cheaper providers by liaising with the Bureaus Energy Best Deal worker.
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