This vacancy has now closed

Debt Advisors x 2

  • Part time
  • £19,670 – £19,760 pro-rata
  • Foodbanks across North West, West and Central Edinburgh
  • Closing 11th September 2019


  • Advertised from 26th August 2019
  • Approximately 20 hours per week

Role

Are you a qualified Debt Advisor looking to make a real difference in people’s lives? We are seeking two part time Debt Advisors to join our team at the Edinburgh Food Project (EFP).

Edinburgh Food Project (EFP) is part of the Trussell Trust network of foodbanks. We were established in June 2012 to reduce the effects of food poverty in Edinburgh by providing emergency food parcels to people living in food poverty. We currently operate 7 foodbank centres across Edinburgh, which are open approximately 15 times per week and have 190 dedicated volunteers. The Centres are in Pilton, Craigmillar, Grassmarket, Tollcross, Broughton, Rannoch and South Queensferry.

We have recently been awarded funding from the Aspiring Communities Fund to partner with Community Money Advice (CMA) to provide debt advice across our network of 7 centres. We applied for this funding in response to our recent research on the needs of those attending out foodbanks. We are seeking to support people coming to our Centres to deal with debt, maximise their income and to prevent future crises.

These are temporary appointments in the first instance. We have funding until December 2020.

Travel : Due to our multi-site operations a valid driver’s licence and own vehicle are desirable with a mileage rate paid for travel expenses

A full Job Description is available for download below.

Application notes

To apply provide an up to date CV, no longer than double sided A4, and a covering letter to bethanybiggar@edinburghfoodproject.org

Closing date for applications is: 11th September 2019, 12 noon

Interviews planned for: 18th September 2019


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