This vacancy has now closed

Debt Adviser

  • Full time
  • £25,500 – £26,500
  • Alloa
  • Closing 5th November 2021

  • Advertised from 21st October 2021
  • commensurate with experience, with in salary band B £20,000- £29,150. Permanent. 35 hours per week.


An exciting opportunity has arisen to join our team of paid and volunteer staff to further develop our Multiple Debts and Housing Debt advice service across Clackmannanshire Citizens Advice Bureau. We have been delivering a valuable, high level service to the community of Clackmannanshire for over 50 years. We have accreditation in Type iii advice by Scottish National Standards for advice providers (SNSIAP) in the areas of Housing, Debt and Benefits.

Clackmannanshire Citizens Advice Bureau, based in Alloa, is an independent and innovative advice organisation providing holistic advice to the residents of Clackmannanshire across 6 locations in the county. We currently have 26 paid staff and 24 volunteers who provide a wide range of services, across our 21 projects.

We offer in additional working benefits such as 5% employers pension contribution, free membership of an employer health plan, annual performance related salary increases,flexible working scheme including some home working and flexible starts finish times, ability to buy and sell holidays and a retail perks scheme.

We are looking for a highly motivated and conscientious individual who wants to be part of a nationally accredited information and advice service.

The Debt Adviser will provide specialist debt advice up to Scottish National Standards Type iii, to clients referred through general services and partner agencies.

This will include complex debt case management, maintaining consistent working practice and quality assurance of debt cases ensuring that policy and practice meets all legal & regulatory requirements including the Financial Conduct Authority.

Enthusiasm, strong social awareness, good communication skills and an excellent team player are prerequisites for this demanding position. Significant experience in advice work, good organisational skills and an eye for details are essential.

This post specifically exists to ensure the delivery of a high quality, Debt Service within Clackmannanshire Citizens Advice Bureau. It will involve providing support to staff and volunteers who also deliver the service. This post supports the learning and development of a high quality service by ensuring provision of formal/informal training to staff/volunteers in conjunction with our Training & Volunteer Development Coordinator.

Application notes

Closing Date: 5th November 2021 midday

Interviews:11 &12 November 2021

An application form is available to download from the CAS Website or the Clackscab Website. You can also obtain an application from and return all applications to,

Please note that the post is subject to the disclosure of criminal history information.

Equality & diversity monitoring

To help Clackmannanshire Citizens Advice Bureau monitor equality and diversity statistics please return the Equality & Diversity Monitoring Form separate from your other application documents by emailing it to:

Scottish Charity number:SCO01839 Charity name:Clackmannanshire Citizens Advice Bureau Limited