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Project Worker (Money Advisor)

  • Part time
  • £26,977 – £31,576 pro-rata
  • Midlothian
  • Closing 3rd August 2020


  • Advertised from 16th July 2020
  • Hours: 17.5hrs per week. Salary: Starting at £26,977 with progression to £31,576 pro rata for part time
  • Reference: CFS20-51

Role

This is an exciting opportunity to work within our Midlothian Family Wellbeing Hub, providing support across Midlothian. The post aims to integrate the provision of intensive family support with expert money and debt advice. This will enable families to resolve debt and money problems become more financially resilient and achieve long-term sustainable outcomes.

A priority for the Project Worker will be to increase the capacity of our current service to provide Type I and II money advice predominantly in the Penicuik area, based within a community hub in Penicuik, in partnership with Food Fact Friends and other partner agencies.

You will work in close partnership with Children 1st Midlothian Family Wellbeing Hub staff, offering additional budgeting advice to families attending service support groups as well as establish partnerships with local agencies and statutory services.

If you have experience of welfare rights, income maximisation, money and debt advice we want to hear from you.

This is a fixed term, part time, 17.5 hour post funded until the 31 May 2021. Hours to be worked flexibly to suit the needs of the service, evenings and weekends as required.

Application notes

Closing Date: Monday 3rd August, interviews likely to take place on 11th, 12th or 13th August 2020

For further information and to apply, please visit children1st.org.uk/jobs

The selection process will include seeking PVG Scheme information.

Children 1st is the working name of the Royal Scottish Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Children. Registered Charity No: SC 016092

Equal opportunities matter to Children 1st