Welfare Rights Officer (Female Only*)

  • Full time
  • £26,765
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 14th May 2021

  • Advertised from 22nd April 2021
  • 34 hours per week


An opportunity to work within our innovative & busy projects and Crisis Navigator Intervention Service for Women and Children experiencing Domestic Abuse and VAWG.

The Welfare Rights Officer, reporting to the project coordinator, will provide a full benefits service in terms of supporting the client to access their benefit entitlement and will provide the Service User with appeals and tribunal services with representation to the highest level. The welfare rights officer will also deal with complex welfare benefits issues on behalf of the service users.

Working with, and providing assistance to vulnerable individuals, groups and households

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

Based in Govan Law Centre with outreach hubs throughout Glasgow

*Applications are invited from Females only. Given the nature and subject matter of the work, this is an occupational requirement permitted under Schedule 9, part 1 of the Equality Act 2010

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 2BZ

Closing Date: Noon Friday 14th May 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 28th May 2021, then you have been unsuccessful on this occasion & no further correspondence will be entered into.