The Community One Stop Shop supports the residents of West Edinburgh and helps alleviate the effects of poverty. We work with families and individuals in crisis.
We are looking for an experienced advice worker to help support our clients at our outreach service. Responsibilities include
– Supporting and advising clients on a range of issues primarily; benefits and welfare issues, income maximisation, rights and entitlement.
-Working with clients to maximise their income.
Must have knowledge of the benefits system and PIP application.
About Community One Stop Shop
To provide advocacy and advice to local residents in an area of high deprivation and hardship. We support local people to take control of their finances and help maximise their income. We offer various services from our office including rent arrear surgery, police surgery, employability support and we recently launched our foodbank.
Experienced advice worker, knowledge of current benefit system. Up to date on legislation regarding benefits and entitlement.
Induction training and work shadowing of existing volunteers
Flexibility & Commitment
3 hours per week
The work will take place at the Community Flat, Dynsyre House, Edinburgh. Close to bus routes and venue has parking.
- Disabled parking