Parents Advice Project Worker

  • Part time
  • £28,427 pro-rata
  • Stirling (On site)
  • Closing 31st May 2024


  • Advertised from 17th May 2024
  • £14,213 for 17.5 hrs, flexible to meet the demands of the Service. These posts may include occasional evening & weekend work. A relevant secondment would be considered. Fixed term (to Dec 2025) tied directly to the Cattanach funding (continuation dependent on funding).
  • 5% employer’s contributory pension. 29 days Annual Leave, plus 10 days public holidays pro rata.

Role

Main Purpose:

To provide immediate holistic person centered advice, information and representation to vulnerable individuals/families with young children (pre-birth to 3) & support to colleagues working with vulnerable families and where necessary, refer and support clients to access appropriate advice agencies

The advice and representation offered will focus on the consequences of the Welfare reform Act and the economic downturn – seeking to resolve the practical barriers and stressors that inhibit attachment, primarily (but not exclusively) Money, Benefits, Debt, and Housing

This new innovative service has three specific outcomes/ objectives:

  • To build the resilience of families
  • To support and empower parents to deal with problems before they escalate into a crisis
  • To empower parents to address underlying problems that can cause (or may already be causing) mental health issues.

To represent clients at Social Security Appeal Tribunals and Disability Appeal tribunals focusing on those which are a consequence of Welfare reform and the economic downturn.

Delivering a series of training sessions/information sessions to front line family workers & parents primarily, (but not exclusively) on Money, Benefits, Debt, Financial capacity, Employment rights and Housing

Project Delivery

The Rural Parents Advice Project worker covers Stirling District and access to advice on the frontline is essential and the worker would construct their availability and geographic location to maximise opportunity for vulnerable families to engage with the minimum of obstacles.

Appointment to this post is conditional on two satisfactory references and a current PVG certificate.

Organisational Responsibility:Directly line managed by the Stirling District Citizens Advice Bureau CEO

Application notes

For an application form, or further information please contact craiganderson@stirlingcab.casonline.org.uk

For an informal discussion on the post, please contact Craig Anderson, CEO on 01786 464773 or email craiganderson@stirlingcab.casonline.org.uk

CLOSING DATE noon on Friday 31st May 2024


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