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Senior Adviser

  • Full time
  • £25,000 – £28,000
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 3rd April 2019

  • Advertised from 22nd January 2019


Age Scotland is the national charity for older people. We work to improve the lives of everyone over the age of 50 so that they can love later life.

We support and enable more than 1100 community groups across Scotland, provide information and advice through our free helpline and publications, tackle loneliness and isolation with our Community Connecting Service and much more.

We work to influence policy makers and run campaigns to make Scotland the best place in the world to grow older.

Will you help us to achieve this by becoming a member of our team?

We are currently recruiting a Senior Adviser to work in our Helpline. The successful post holder will:

  • Deliver an Information, Advice & Friendship service for older people in Scotland, their carers, families and professionals primarily by telephone, email and letter
  • Act as Champion on agreed subjects
  • Share responsibility for case checking
  • Support the AS Telephone Advisers as and when required and in the Telephony Manager’s absence.

If you are a passionate, enthusiastic and experienced Adviser currently giving welfare rights and benefits advice that wants to take the next opportunity in their career and take on further responsibility as part of a growing team, then this is the opportunity for you. In return, Age Scotland can offer you excellent pay, generous holidays, an employee health care scheme as well as an employee reward programme and a competitive pension. We want to hear from you!

The post will be based in Edinburgh, but you may be expected to occasionally travel throughout Scotland and the wider-UK.

If you feel you have the skills, experience and ambition required to fulfil this role, then please apply via our website as detailed below.

Application notes

Full details of the post and application packs are available from:

Alternatively, you can request an application pack from:

Closing date: 12 noon on Wednesday 3rd April 2019

Interviews will take place in Edinburgh on Thursday 11th and Friday 12th April 2019

This is a re-advertised post – previous applicants need not apply