Welfare Rights Officer (WRO)

  • Full time
  • £26,765
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 30th July 2021

  • Advertised from 14th July 2021
  • 34 hours per week. Permanent position (job share considered)


Applications are invited from experienced welfare rights officers with at least 2 years casework experience. (Please note this is not a solicitor or trainee solicitor post)

An opportunity to work within our innovative & busy projects preventing homelessness, assisting vulnerable groups, clients and their families, and those with complex needs.

The WRO reporting to the project coordinator, will provide a full benefits service to enable access to social security entitlement for law centre clients. The successful candidate will provide tribunal representation to the highest level.

Ability to manage a full & comprehensive caseload in a busy environment is essential.

Based at Govan Law Centre with outreach hubs throughout Glasgow.

Application notes

Please send or email CV and covering letter to:

Alistair Sharp

Senior Coordinator/Manager POHP, Govan Law Centre, Unit 4, 18-20 Orkney Street, Glasgow G51 2BX

Closing Date: Noon, Friday 30 July 2021

Telephone 0141 440 2503

Email: asharp@govanlc.com

website: govanlawcentre.org

If you have not received a response from Govan law Centre by Noon Friday 6 August 2021, then you have been unsuccessful on this occasion & no further correspondence will be entered into.