Penicuik CAB
Penicuik CAB

Charity registered in Scotland SC014421

Penicuik Citizens Advice Bureau.


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Early Intervention Income Maximization Worker

  • Part time
  • £29,327 pro-rata
  • Penicuik
  • Closing 19th February 2024

An experienced adviser is required for a new project to improve the financial circumstances of the families supported by Midlothian’s Family Wellbeing Service and improve the outcomes for the children.

The project will work with, and receive referrals from, the Family Wellbeing Service team members. The worker will link with other agencies and work closely with Penicuik CAB’s other family income maximisation advisers and specialist debt worker to develop a wraparound service to increase household income and improve quality of life for the family.

The project worker, in partnership with the GIRFEC and Hawthorn Income Maximisation Workers will provide awareness raising sessions with the Family Wellbeing team members and any other agencies, as appropriate.

Based at the Penicuik CAB and working at any centres deemed appropriate, the worker will provide help and assistance with checking benefit entitlement, completing benefit applications and challenging benefit decisions. The work will also include income maximisation, budgeting advice and some assistance with debt issues (including housing debt).

A working knowledge and understanding of welfare benefits and good interpersonal skills are essential. The post holder will be responsible for developing and delivering the service to meet the needs of the families.

Penicuik CAB is committed to equal opportunities both in service provision and employment.

To help Penicuik CAB monitor equality and diversity statistics please return the Equality & Diversity Monitoring Form separate from your other application documents by emailing it to: bureau@penicuikcab.org.uk

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Early Intervention Income Maximisation Worker

  • Part time
  • £29,327 pro-rata
  • Penicuik
  • Closing 30th September 2022

Dynamic, motivated person required to develop and deliver a new project delivering Income Maximization advice and support to families supported by Hawthorn Children and Family Centre in Mayfield, Midlothian

The post holder will be required to improve the financial circumstances of the families supported by Midlothian Council’s Hawthorn Children and families Learning Centre and improve the outcomes for the children. The client group will be:

  • Families with children with placements at Hawthorn Children and Family Centre
  • Parent’s attending family group work at Hawthorn Children and Family Centre

Based at the Centre and Penicuik CAB, the worker will provide help and assistance with checking benefit entitlement, completing benefit applications and challenging benefit decisions. The work will also include income maximisation, budgeting advice and some assistance with debt issues (including housing debt).

A working knowledge and understanding of welfare benefits and good interpersonal skills are essential. The post holder will be responsible for developing and delivering the service to meet the needs of the families.

Please note that this post is subject to a satisfactory Basic Disclosure check

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Part time Money Advice Worker

  • Part time
  • £27,686 pro-rata
  • Penicuik
  • Closing 17th January 2022

Penicuik Citizens Advice Bureau is seeking to appoint an empathetic, experienced approved Money Advice Worker to undertake casework and take responsibility for the delivery of a quality money advice service in the Penicuik CAB.

We are looking for an enthusiastic team player with good communication skills, a social conscience, significant advice work experience and able to meet the standards in the Money Advice Quality Framework.

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