This vacancy has now closed

Carer’s Income Maximisation Worker x 2

  • Part time
  • £21,808 pro-rata
  • 1 x West Fife, 1 x East Fife
  • Closing 15th March 2019

  • Advertised from 1st March 2019
  • (pay award pending) 21 hours per week. Funded to 31st March 2020


Funded by Fife’s Health and Social Care Partnership, CARF have an exciting opportunity to develop a new Project delivering welfare benefits and income maximisation information and support to carer’s across the region.

You will have influence in shaping and delivering the service, whilst working alongside key local partners involved in supporting carers. The successful applicants will undertake diagnostic interviews with carers and identify appropriate entitlements, assisting with applications as required and making referrals to appropriate organisations. The post holders will also assist with appealing benefit decisions where necessary and with providing general advice on end of life financial readiness.

You will have a good standard of education, high quality personal skills and a strong desire to improve lives. Experience of working in an advice giving capacity and/or a knowledge or interest in the social security system would be a significant advantage.

Application notes

If you are a self-starter with a passion to assist those in need within our communities, download the application pack from our website at or for an informal discussion contact David Redpath on 01592 765408.

We are committed to Equal Opportunities and applications are welcome from all communities. A PVG check will be required for this post.

The closing date for applications is 12 noon on Friday 15th March, with interviews taking place week commencing Monday 25th March.