Charity registered in Scotland SC030193
Applications are invited from experienced welfare rights officers with at least 2 years casework experience. (Please note this is not a solicitor or trainee solicitor post)
An opportunity to work within our innovative & busy projects preventing homelessness, assisting vulnerable groups, clients and their families, and those with complex needs.
The WRO reporting to the project coordinator, will provide a full benefits service to enable access to social security entitlement for law centre clients. The successful candidate will provide tribunal representation to the highest level.
Ability to manage a full & comprehensive caseload in a busy environment is essential.
Based at Govan Law Centre with outreach hubs throughout Glasgow.
An opportunity to work within our innovative & busy projects and Crisis Navigator Intervention Service for Women and Children experiencing Domestic Abuse and VAWG.
The Welfare Rights Officer, reporting to the project coordinator, will provide a full benefits service in terms of supporting the client to access their benefit entitlement and will provide the Service User with appeals and tribunal services with representation to the highest level. The welfare rights officer will also deal with complex welfare benefits issues on behalf of the service users.
Working with, and providing assistance to vulnerable individuals, groups and households
Ability to manage a full & comprehensive caseload in a busy environment essential
Based in Govan Law Centre with outreach hubs throughout Glasgow
*Applications are invited from Females only. Given the nature and subject matter of the work, this is an occupational requirement permitted under Schedule 9, part 1 of the Equality Act 2010