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Advice Worker – National Service

  • Part time
  • £23,218 – £28,379 pro-rata
  • Home based with occasional travel to OPFS offices or other locations (expenses given for travel).
  • Closing 19th December 2022

  • Advertised from 29th November 2022
  • 21 hours over 3 days. Flexible working requests considered. Fixed term until end of March 2023, with possibility of extension dependent on funding.


All roles at OPFS contribute to our mission of working with and for single parent families, providing support services that enable them to achieve their potential and help create lasting solutions to the poverty and barriers facing many single parents and their children.


We are the only Scotland-wide dedicated advice and information service for single parents. We provide:-

OPFS Advice and Information Service

We are the only Scotland-wide dedicated advice and information service for single parents. We provide-

· The OPFS Advice Service

o our contact centre for single parents seeking advice via our Helpline, Webchat, advice@, 'Ask a Question' and Facebook

· The OPFS Advice Information

o our website content about advice issues that matter to single parents.

· The OPFS Advice Training

o our online and in-person training courses for practitioners working with single parents

The Advice Service currently operates Monday to Friday 9.30 to 4 pm and all bank holidays except Christmas and Easter.

Job description

This is a broad picture of the post at the time of preparation. It is not an exhaustive list of all possible duties, and it is recognised that jobs change and evolve over time.

Overall purpose of role

  • To provide up to date advice and signposting to single parents and those acting on their behalf via the OPFS Advice Service activities.
  • To actively monitor social policy concerns identified from our contact with single parents.

Application notes

To find out more and apply please visit our website

Closing Date: Monday 19th December – 5pm.

Interviews: Week commencing 9th January 2022