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Welfare Benefits Advisor

  • Part time
  • £14,806 – £18,508 pro-rata
  • Irvine (Due to current covid-19 restrictions, all office based roles are required to work from home)
  • Closing 11th May 2021

  • Advertised from 27th April 2021
  • The salary grading for this post is £14,806 - £18,508 (Grade 5), maximum entry point is £16,287 per annum dependent on qualifications and experience. (We are currently conducting a salary review therefore, this may be subject to change). Work pattern: Part time - 17.25 hrs per week


We require a Welfare Benefits Advisor to provide our tenants with an up to date and comprehensive welfare benefits advice and income maximisation service. The successful candidate will also provide an advocacy service for tenants undergoing appeals or attending tribunals and roll out training or updates to staff to ensure they are kept informed of changes in the Welfare Benefit system.

The successful candidate will require to hold good experience within a welfare benefits advisor role.

Due to the nature of the role there are a few things we require of you, you will need a Full UK Driver’s licence (with use of own vehicle) and you will need to be Computer literate – use of Microsoft Outlook, Word & Excel and internal systems are regularly required.

The post is temporary for 12 months.

A Basic Disclosure Scotland Scheme check is required for this post.

*We currently follow all Covid-19 working practice guidance and as such, you will be required to work from home.

Application notes

To view the job description and apply, please visit our website

Closing date for receipt of completed applications is 11th May 2021 at 12noon.

Please note interviews are expected to will be held on 21st May 2021.

Cairn strives for equality of opportunity in all its activities and encourages applicants from all sections of the community.