Boosting Budgets Project Worker

  • Full time
  • £23,946
  • Craig Mitchell House, Flemington Road, Glenrothes, KY7 5QF (Regular travel will be expected throughout Fife)
  • Closing 24th September 2021


  • Advertised from 1st September 2021
  • 35 hours per week. 12 month contract with potential for extension

Role

Citizens Advice and Rights Fife (CARF) is an independent and innovative organisation providing holistic advice and support to local people. Our service continues to grow and expand, and we are now excited to recruit a Boosting Budgets Project Worker to join our busy service delivery team.

The Boosting Budgets Project Worker will deliver a financial inclusion service within identified schools across Fife, providing personalised income maximisation advice and support, alongside financial education, to parents and carers of children engaging in Fife Council’s Boosting Budgets project. The project worker will also provide a number of group sessions based on the above topics and be expected to generate individual referrals from the sessions as required.

You will have a good standard of education, high quality personal skills and the desire to improve lives. Experience of working in an advice giving capacity and/or a knowledge or interest in the social security system is essential for this post.

A clear understanding of the importance of excellence in service delivery is paramount to success in this role, alongside the drive to improve continuously and respond to the advice needs of local communities.

You will be able to communicate complex information in a manner easily understood, whilst always mindful of the aims and principles of the Citizens Advice Bureau and CARF. Committed and results driven, the successful candidate will be able to work independently as well as supporting the Financial Inclusion Team to deliver CARF’s vision and values.

Application notes

Please download the application pack from our website at cabfife.org.uk/job-vacancies or for an informal discussion contact Audrey Cunningham on 01592 765425 or acunningham@carfonline.org.uk

We are committed to Equal Opportunities and applications are welcome from all communities. It should be noted that this post may require a Disclosure check.

The closing date for applications is noon on 24th September with interviews week commencing 4th October.