Perth Citizens Advice Bureau
Perth Citizens Advice Bureau

Charity registered in Scotland SC003259

Providing free advice to Perth and Kinross residents

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Help to Claim Adviser (Universal Credit)

  • Part time
  • £26,167 – £28,669 pro-rata
  • Home Based in Scotland (Remote)
  • Closing 24th May 2024

Universal Credit is a fundamental part of our social security system and improving the support available to people making a claim is vital. Our Help to Claim service guides people through the claims process - this will include identifying suitability, helping clients to start their claim and providing support with their first payment. The service is helping clients through the managed migration process from the legacy system to Universal Credit.

We are looking for two new team members with knowledge and experience of welfare benefits to join our existing Help to Claim team.

As a help to claim adviser you will provide end to end telephone and web chat for Universal Credit claimants. This will include carrying out benefit checks to ensure that Universal Credit is the best option for the client and supporting them through the application process.

You’ll be joining a remote team which provides a supportive and collaborative work environment which empowers staff to deliver the best possible service for our clients.

If you’d like to discuss the role further please get in touch with our Benefit Lead Fraser.Miller@perthcab.org.uk for an informal chat.

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Financial Inclusion Adviser

  • Full time
  • £25,405
  • Office based in Perth with travel to Blairgowrie Foodbank Outreach when required
  • Closing 17th September 2023

We are looking for someone with knowledge and experience of welfare benefits to join our team.

As a Financial Inclusion Adviser you will provide end to end support to individuals who find themselves in financial crisis or who are struggling to make ends meet. You will work closely with our partners at Perth & Kinross Foodbank, Perth and Kinross Council Housing and our internal specialist services to make sure our clients get holistic advice and support including referrals to our Money Advice Team and our Energy Specialists.

You’ll be joining an established team which provides a supportive and collaborative work environment which empowers staff to deliver the best possible service for our clients.

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Cash First Coordinator

  • Full time
  • £27,834
  • Home based with regular travel within Perth and Kinross
  • Closing 19th April 2023

The Cash-First Coordinator will be responsible for the creation and the delivery of a Cash First Partnership throughout Perth and Kinross. This is new role and the post-holder will be responsible for ensuring that those facing poverty in Perth and Kinross are able to access services including setting up a robust partnership referral system. The post holder will have strong interpersonal skills as building relationships with partners in the third and public sectors and engaging with and listening to those with lived experience are vital for this role.

We are looking for a self-starter with energy and enthusiasm to make the role their own, particularly as this is a new position. We are a busy team who are ambitious to support our community and this role will contribute to supporting us to achieving our objectives in the coming years.

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Business Development Assistant

  • Full time
  • £21,046
  • Hybrid between Perth Office and Home
  • Closing 19th April 2023

The Business Development Assistant will work closely with the CEO, Business Development Manager and the Cash-First Partnership Coordinator to ensure a sustainable future for Perth CAB as the preferred advice provider in Perth and Kinross. This will be a varied role and the post holder will carry out administrative functions to support project management, communications and promotion and partnership development.

We are looking for a self-starter with energy and enthusiasm to make the role their own, particularly as this is a new position. We are a busy team who are ambitious to support our community and this role will contribute to supporting us to achieving our objectives in the coming years.

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Administration Officer (Finance and HR)

  • Full time
  • £21,046
  • Hybrid between Perth Office and Home
  • Closing 19th April 2023

This role is responsible for supporting the finance and HR functions of the bureau. Working closely with the Finance and Resource Manager and CEO they will ensure that we maintain high standards in administrative and financial processes. The Administration Officer will ensure that finance processes are accurate and that tasks are completed on time and that HR systems work effectively and staff and line managers are supported. The postholder will also support the general administration of the office.

We are looking for a self-starter with energy and enthusiasm to make the role their own, particularly as this is a new position. All training will be provided so please don’t be deterred if you don’t meet all of the criteria. We are a busy team who are ambitious to support our community and this role will contribute to supporting us to achieving our objectives in the coming years.

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Trustees

  • Management Board
  • Unpaid
  • Perth
  • Closing 28th April 2023

Do you want to help a local charity support our local community through the cost of living crisis and some of the most challenging and difficult times in living memory?

We are looking for new Trustee Board Members to join us.

We’re looking for individuals who share our passion and values, who will support us to deliver our mission to empower and support citizens throughout Perth and Kinross in areas such as debt, benefits, employment, consumer rights, and to create a more equal and inclusive society.

The Board’s role is to provide overall governance for the Bureau, to set strategic direction, and to ensure that as an organisation we are providing the services required to support the community. We are looking for individuals who want to share their knowledge and experience, to work collaboratively with other trustees and our CEO to ensure Perth Citizens Advice Bureau continues to thrive in responding to the needs of our community.

If you don’t think you meet the ‘traditional’ profile of a charity trustee which may have put you off applying in the past then we want to hear from you! We want our board to reflect the communities we serve and would welcome applications from diverse backgrounds.

We currently lack the following skills on our trustee team so if you have current experience or knowledge in these areas then we’d also love to hear from you: Accounting and financial audit and communication or marketing,

Our trustees are asked to attend a board meeting once every two months and to join at least one sub-committee; Finance, Governance or People. The time commitment is between four and six hours a month including meeting preparation.

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Trustees

  • Management Board
  • Unpaid
  • Perth
  • Closing 31st August 2022

Do you want to help a local charity support our local community through the cost of living crisis and some of the most challenging and difficult times in living memory? We are looking for three new Trustee Board Members to join us. We’re looking for individuals who share our passion and values, who will support us to deliver our mission to empower and support citizens throughout Perth and Kinross in areas such as debt, benefits, employment, consumer rights, and to create a more equal and inclusive society.

The Board’s role is to provide overall governance for the Bureau, to set strategic direction, and to ensure that as an organisation we are providing the services required to support the community. We are looking for individuals who want to share their knowledge and experience, to work collaboratively with other trustees and our CEO to ensure Perth Citizens Advice Bureau continues to thrive in responding to the needs of our community.

If you don’t think you meet the ‘traditional’ profile of a charity trustee which may have put you off applying in the past then we want to hear from you! We want our board to reflect the communities we serve and would welcome applications from diverse backgrounds.

We currently lack the following skills on our trustee team so if you have current experience or knowledge in these areas then we’d also love to hear from you: Communication or Marketing, HR and Fundraising and Income Generation.

Our trustees are asked to attend a board meeting once every two months and to join at least one sub-committee; Finance, Governance and People. The time commitment is between four and six hours a month including meeting preparation.

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Business Development Officer

  • Full time
  • £28,000
  • Homebased with occasional travel to Perth
  • Closing 10th May 2021

This new role will provide vital support to Perth CAB by delivering business development activities to ensure a sustainable future for Perth CAB as the preferred advice provider in Perth and Kinross. This includes, but is not limited to, being the driving force behind generating new funding agreements and opportunities, while maintaining and growing the support of present funders.

Key elements of the role include:

• Working with the CEO and Senior Management Team, scoping and developing projects and partnerships that will meet the needs of clients and encourage the support of funders.

• Building, developing and stewarding relationships with funders and stakeholders in the local community and regionally.

• Working with the CEO and Finance and Resource Manager to identify and action opportunities to diversify our income streams.

• To support the CEO in the external marketing and promotion of Perth CAB.

We are looking for a self-starter with energy, enthusiasm and experience to make the role their own, particularly as this is a new position. For the right candidate, there is the opportunity to develop our fundraising strategy and play a key part in the implementation of our strategic plan. We are a busy team who are ambitious to support our community and this role will contribute significantly to us achieving our objectives in the coming years.

If you would like an informal chat with our CEO before applying to find out more about the role then please email jane.adams@perthcab.org.uk

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