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Welfare Rights Advice Worker

  • Part time
  • £23,691 – £25,135 pro-rata
  • Main base will be the Fuse Office, St James Quarter, Edinburgh, but the project may involve travel across various locations within Edinburgh.
  • Closing 18th May 2022


  • Advertised from 29th April 2022
  • 24 hours per week.

Role

The Action Group seeks enthusiastic and skilled practitioner to join its accredited Advice Services.

Make a difference to the lives of people as they seek to progress within work!

In this role you will maximise people’s income as they consider working or progressing in work. Through providing expert advice, support and representation, you will ensure people have all of the money they are entitled to and can make informed choices about work.

The ideal candidate will be warm and approachable, have excellent verbal and written skills, organisation skills and an eye for detail. In return, you will join a supportive and highly professional team of advisors and undertake rewarding work. A good understanding of welfare benefits is highly desirable.

Applicants will be digitally competent. They will show a good understanding of equality and diversity issues along with a commitment to supporting people from marginalised groups.

Benefits include:

  • Travel time payable where applicable
  • Mileage allowance where applicable
  • Pension
  • 24/7 employee assistance programme, with access to free legal advice and counselling
  • TAG Rewards – our exclusive discounts and savings programme
  • Good annual leave entitlements
  • Ongoing support, training and development opportunities

Application notes

To apply, please go to our website, read the job description and complete the application form.

The closing date for this post is 9am on 18 May 2022.

Interviews expected to take place digitally on 26 May.

If you have any questions, feel free to get in touch with the HR department on recruitment@actiongroup.org.uk.