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Money Adviser

  • Full time
  • £33,409 – £36,523
  • Govan (On site)
  • Closing 1st May 2024


  • Advertised from 16th April 2024
  • 35 hours hours per week. Fixed term until 31 March 2025.

Role

Govan Housing Association is a community focused Registered Social Landlord based in Govan, Glasgow. The Association itself possesses a rich history and one of development and innovation. Founded in 1971, the Association was the first community based housing provider, leading the way for social housing provision in Scotland. After over 40 years of operating in the housing sector, the Association now manages approximately 1,600 socially rented properties and over 600 factored properties as well as taking an active role in the regeneration of the area and continuing to improve the quality of life of residents.

Govan HELP is a well- established charity who support families with children in the Govan area of Glasgow.

Govan Help are a charity which exists to build the resilience, confidence and self-worth of children and their families through provision of a range of early intervention services. These equip families with the skills and resources needed to make positive changes to their lives, and resolve issues in the home before they reach crisis-point. Moreover, Govan Help work closely with local schools to help children excel in work and play. Services consist of:

  • Family Support
  • Play Therapy
  • Training & Volunteering
  • Adult Counselling
  • The Govan Pantry

Each year, Govan Help support over 600 families from Govan and the surrounding communities, assisting service users with a wide range of needs. Their network of schools, nurseries and other local partners allow Govan Help to create the best package of support for individual families.

Following a successful joint funding bid, Govan Housing Association and Govan Help are delighted to have received grant funding from Advice UK in order to strengthen their partnership by delivering advice in accessible settings to the local community.

The funding allows both organisations to recruit for two experienced Money Advisers to assist in the delivery of advice in relation to Welfare Benefits, Money & Debt and Energy Advice across the community.

The Govan Housing Group’s Money Advice Service has achieved successful accreditation of the Scottish National Standards for Information & Advice Providers (SNSIAP) at the highest levels of Type III in Welfare Benefits and Type II in Money & Debt. The successful candidate will play a pivotal role in maintaining, adhering and developing the standards and processes currently in place in order to continue to deliver a high-quality advice service to our customers.

As Money Adviser, you will assist in delivering a first-class service to customers in relation to all welfare benefit and debt related issues. The successful candidate will be experienced in welfare benefits including Social Security for Scotland and have experience of providing Money and Debt advice, including formal debt relief options as well as being able to provide basic energy advice.

In return, we offer an excellent and competitive salary and benefits package including a defined contribution pension incorporating a death in service payment; 40 days combined annual leave/ public holidays; flexible working; health cash plan as well as generous training and development opportunities. We also offer a supportive and working environment where hard work is recognised.

Application notes

To apply, please email recruitment@govanha.org.uk with a copy of your CV or alternatively contact Corporate Services Department, on 0141 440 0308. Further information regarding the vacancy can be found on our website govanha.org.uk/about-us/work-for-us

Closing date for CVs is 9am on Wednesday 1 May 2024 and interviews will be held on 8 May 2024 (in person, at our offices). If you are successful in securing an interview, we shall be in contact either by telephone or email before close of business on Thursday 2 May 2024