Development Coach- Benefits

Vacancy posted: Monday, 17 October 2016

Salary: 22287.07
Location: Peterhead

Closing date: 07 November 2016


Salary: £22,287.07

36.25 hours per week

Location: Peterhead & surrounding area.

We need a dynamic individual who will develop a responsive, accessible service for people affected by poverty in the Peterhead and surrounding areas providing quality advice, information on statutory benefits, and other welfare benefit matters including advocacy where required.

You will work closely with the Foyer Learning team and other agencies in co-ordinating detailed Casework around benefit claims – at review and appeal level; and provide a complex case referral service to social work, health and voluntary service practitioners. Monitoring and reporting back on specific issues arising through addressing the requirements of those living with or at risk of poverty will be included as will the keeping of such records and regular reports on the functioning and development of the project.

The Foyer believes that every person has a unique set of strengths and capabilities and the potential for growth, change and success.  We see the person not the problem and over the past 21 years have worked with thousands of people making remarkable changes.

Job Descriptions and Application forms are available on our website

 Open Day to be held on 3pm to 7pm on the 24th October 2016. At 1-3 Kirk Street, Peterhead AB42 1RT.

Closing date for applications is Monday 7th November 2016 12.00 noon.

Interview date for this post will be either 21st or 22nd November in Peterhead.

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Contact Name Diane Gill
Telephone 01224373874
Address Aberdeen Foyer
Sir Ian Wood House
Hareness Road
AB12 3LE

About Aberdeen Foyer

Everyone needs a home, support and a springboard into independent living, learning and work. Some don’t have it. Aberdeen Foyer helps fill the gap.

The Foyer works to prevent and alleviate homelessness and unemployment in the North East of Scotland.

The Foyer makes a notable impact working to support and strengthen communities, addressing the causes and consequences of poverty and inequality. In Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire people have improved education, health, skills and quality of life. The Foyer has enabled people to work and realise their potential. The Foyer makes a difference.

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