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Financial Capability Officer

  • Full time
  • £30,642
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 28th May 2019


  • Advertised from 7th May 2019
  • 36.25 hours per week. Fixed term contract to 31 March 2020.

Role

About Money Advice Scotland

Money Advice Scotland is Scotland’s Money Charity.

Our mission is to be the driving force towards financial wellbeing for the people of Scotland.

Our strategic objectives

  1. Lead the delivery of money advice training and education in Scotland
  2. Improve the financial health and wellbeing of the people of Scotland
  3. Influence social and public policy in Scotland
  4. Advance the availability of digital services and products

You can read our strategy here

Our core values

Open – we are accountable and inclusive

Progressive – we are advocates for social change

Passionate – we care about what we do

Effective – we make an impact

Role profile

The Bankruptcy and Debt Advice (Scotland) Act, implemented on 1st April 2015, contains provision to improve standards of financial capability in Scotland. As a result, Money Advice Scotland (MAS), at the request of Scottish Government, has developed its financial capability programme.

This project seeks to improve the financial education of individuals in Scotland (including the use of a financial capability e-learning module), as well as seeking to improve the delivery of financial capability guidance within the advice sector. This project has a national focus and seeks to build upon existing frameworks and networks.

We are seeking individuals with a strong knowledge of financial inclusion issues and debt prevention. Other requirements include experience of designing and delivering multi-format training, coaching, strong understanding of marketing, and outstanding communication skills. The successful candidate will join a team with Scotland-wide reach and will be involved in creating and delivering innovative training solutions to a variety of partners.

Application notes

An application pack is available for download below.

For further details, please refer to the job description which details the responsibilities, knowledge and skills requirements for this post. The Money Advice Scotland application form must be completed and returned by e-mail to: jobs@moneyadvicescotland.org.uk

Closing date: 28 May 2019

Interview date: 4 June 2019


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