Directly line managed by the Stirling District Citizens Advice Bureau CEO
To provide immediate holistic person centered advice, information and representation to vulnerable individuals/families with young children (pre-birth to 3) & support to colleagues working with vulnerable families and where necessary, refer and support clients to access appropriate advice agencies
The advice and representation offered will focus on the consequences of the Welfare reform Act and the economic downturn – seeking to resolve the practical barriers and stressors that inhibit attachment, primarily (but not exclusively) Money, Benefits, Debt, and Housing
This new innovative service has three specific outcomes/ objectives:
· To build the resilience of families
· To support and empower parents to deal with problems before they escalate into a crisis
· To empower parents to address underlying problems that can cause (or may already be causing) mental health issues.
To represent clients at Social Security Appeal Tribunals and Disability Appeal tribunals focusing on those which are a consequence of Welfare reform and the economic downturn.
Delivering a series of training sessions/information sessions to front line family workers & parents primarily, (but not exclusively) on Money, Benefits, Debt, Financial capacity, Employment rights and Housing Project Delivery
The Rural Parents Advice Project worker covers Stirling District and access to advice on the frontline is essential and the worker would construct their availability and geographic location to maximise opportunity for vulnerable families to engage with the minimum of obstacles.
Appointment to this post is conditional on two satisfactory references and a current PVG certificate.
For an application form, or further information please contact:
For an informal discussion on the post (available from 11th July 2022), please contact Craig Anderson, CEO on 01786 464773 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
CLOSING DATE noon on Monday 25th July 2022
Location: Stirling District Citizens Advice Bureau (CAB), Norman MacEwan Centre, Cameronian Street, Stirling FK8 2DX