Cairn Housing Association
Cairn Housing Association

Charity registered in Scotland SC016647

We are a not-for-profit charity whose mission is simple – to make affordable housing more accessible to more people in need of a home of their own. Across Scotland, we provide vital accommodation and landlord services, helping to foster genuine local communities that don’t just improve where people live, but how they live too.

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Welfare Benefits Advisor

  • Part time
  • £14,806 – £18,508 pro-rata
  • Irvine (Due to current covid-19 restrictions, all office based roles are required to work from home)
  • Closing 11th May 2021

We require a Welfare Benefits Advisor to provide our tenants with an up to date and comprehensive welfare benefits advice and income maximisation service. The successful candidate will also provide an advocacy service for tenants undergoing appeals or attending tribunals and roll out training or updates to staff to ensure they are kept informed of changes in the Welfare Benefit system.

The successful candidate will require to hold good experience within a welfare benefits advisor role.

Due to the nature of the role there are a few things we require of you, you will need a Full UK Driver’s licence (with use of own vehicle) and you will need to be Computer literate – use of Microsoft Outlook, Word & Excel and internal systems are regularly required.

The post is temporary for 12 months.

A Basic Disclosure Scotland Scheme check is required for this post.

*We currently follow all Covid-19 working practice guidance and as such, you will be required to work from home.