Charity registered in Scotland SC000814
The Trainee Caseworker will provide advice and information (money advice and benefits) service to people in East Lothian. Full training will be given.
Contractual Conditions: The post will necessitate travel throughout East Lothian. There will be a balance of home working and being office based.
This is a key role within the Bureau’s management team to enable/support smooth running of the specialist added value projects together with the development of processes to achieve effective continuous improvement in efficiencies for the benefit of clients. This post holder will work closely with the CEO and will be responsible for management of the Bureau’s representation services and related advice projects including support for legal advice and casework and representation services to unrepresented litigants attending Edinburgh Sheriff Court.
The post holder will also work in association with the CEO to identify and develop funding opportunities for new projects and for the extension of existing projects.
The post will be responsible for line management of Advocacy Services Caseworker(s) and related administration staff as specified in the management structure, whilst maintaining their own caseload.
The Adviser is responsible to the Bureau Manager of Haddington Citizens Advice Bureau and ultimately to the CAB Board of Management.
The Adviser will provide a dedicated advice and information service to people in East Lothian, for the new “Change to the Max” project.
The post will necessitate travel throughout East Lothian, a car is therefore essential to this post. There will be a balance of home working and being office based, due to Covid.