Welfare Rights Adviser

  • Full time
  • £21,900 – £23,100
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 20th May 2022

  • Advertised from 4th May 2022
  • Plus statutory pension contribution. 35.75 hours per week.


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 and tax credit 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 needs to be communicated wider.

Application notes

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 20th May 2022

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