Post: Income Maximisation Worker - Making it Work for Families Salary: £26,721 Pro-rata Location: CARF HQ (does not offer advice) Hours: 24 hours per week Contract Length: Funded to 31 December 2024
itizens Advice and Rights Fife (CARF) is an independent and innovative advice organisation providing holistic advice and support to local people. Their service continues to grow and expand, and we are now delighted to recruit for a new Income maximisation Worker to join the highly successful Making it Work for Families project.
The successful applicant will work alongside existing partners Fife Gingerbread, Clued-Up and Fife Intensive Rehabilitation and Substance Use Team, to provide income maximisation advice and support including assessing welfare benefit entitlement, budgeting assistance, and information on banking services and affordable credit. The service will also actively refer both internally and externally where further issues are identified e.g. debt issues.
The successful candidate should have a desire to help lone parents and families and will need to be well organised with good planning skills with a well-disciplined approach to work.
Experience of working in an advice giving capacity and/or a knowledge or interest in the social security system would be advantageous but not essential.