This vacancy has now closed

Energy and Benefits Adviser

  • Part time
  • £29,000 pro-rata
  • Dalkeith (On site)
  • Closing 20th May 2024

  • Advertised from 25th April 2024
  • £23,200pa - 28 hours per week. Fixed term to 31 March 2026, continuation subject to funding.
  • plus employers’ pension contribution


The postholder will provide specialist information, advice and support to people in Midlothian in or who are facing financial hardship, with a focus on addressing issues with benefits and maximising home energy efficiency and cost-saving. They will provide the service flexibly, by phone, email at the CAB and local community venues as required.

Experience of advice-giving and managing a complex caseload and an up to date understanding of the Scottish and UK benefits system are essential. Awareness of services to support people facing financial hardship and experience of using a case management system are and advantage.

Application notes

Further information and an application form are available here:

Please return your completed application form (preferably via e-mail) by 5pm on the closing date of Monday, 20th May 2024, 5

If returning by post, please mark envelope ‘Private & Confidential - Job Application’ and send to: Julie Podet, Bureau Manager, Dalkeith & District CAB, 2-8 Buccleuch Street, Dalkeith EH22 1HA

If you have any queries regarding the post or the application process, please do not hesitate to contact Julie Podet for further information using the above email address.

About the employer:

Dalkeith & District Citizens Advice Bureau (CAB). Company Limited by Guarantee in Scotland No.SC 000593. Scottish Registered Charity No. SC 332676. Authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority Ref FRN:6174461