Benefits and Representation Officer (SLAB Project)

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Position                      Benefits and Representation Officer (SLAB Project)

Employer                    Musselburgh and District Citizens Advice Bureau

Location                     Musselburgh and surrounding area

Contract Terms          Full time (35 hours per week) 

Fixed Term March 2018

Salary                          £23,232

A committed and experienced Benefits Officer is required for Musselburgh Citizens Advice Bureau to work on our ‘Making Advice Work Project’ Funded by the Scottish Legal Aid Board (SLAB). You must have considerable experience (paid or unpaid) in advice work or related field; an in-depth current knowledge of the benefits system, particularly relating to Universal Credit and Disability benefits.

You must also be confident in supporting your clients through the appeals process, including providing representation at Tribunals. You will have experience of carrying and managing a complex caseload and have excellent organization, communication and IT skills.

Closing date:                           Friday 6th September

You can download an electronic copy of the application pack from the Citizens Advice Scotland website here

For a paper copy of the application pack please telephone 0131 550 1000 or email recruitment@cas.org.uk

Musselburgh CAB is committed to equal opportunities both in service provision and employment.

Musselburgh and District Citizens Advice Bureau SCIO; SC013364

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