Welfare Rights Adviser

  • Full time
  • £22,660
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 23rd June 2023

  • Advertised from 25th May 2023
  • Salary dependent on experience. 35.75 hours per week. Plus statutory pension contribution.


We are looking for someone who is passionate about ensuring that Granton Information Centre (GIC) clients have access to free, impartial advice, advocacy and representation on matters relating to welfare rights entitlement, money advice and debt issues.

Main Tasks

• Provide advice, assistance and when necessary representation with welfare benefit entitlement claims and money, debt and general housing issues, via centre based, telephone, outreach and home visit appointments.

• Represent claimants at appeal tribunals.

• Maintain an up to date knowledge of changes and developments in welfare, housing and debt legislation and liaise with colleagues on any issues that need to be communicated wider.

Application notes

An application pack is available for download below.

If you require an application to be sent by post please contact Gail Milner on 0131 551 2459 or info@gic.org.uk

Closing date for receipt of applications: 5pm on Fri 23rd June 2023

Interviews will be held within 10 working days of the closing date.