Development Coach- Money Advice

Vacancy posted: Monday, 17 October 2016

Salary: 22287.07
Location: Peterhead

Closing date: 07 November 2016


Salary: £22,287.07 per annum

36.25 hours per week

Location: Peterhead and Surrounding Areas

We require an experienced individual who can deliver a money advice service for people affected by poverty in the Peterhead and surrounding areas. You will support people to overcome any debt issues and improve each individual’s ability to manage their own finances effectively.

Successful applicants will have a sound working knowledge of welfare benefits and an understanding of the legal rights of debtors and creditors as well as a knowledge of developing and implementing effective individual money advice strategies. Recent money advice or debt/counselling experience would be an advantage as would a recent knowledge of the benefits system.

You will work in co-operation with Money Advisers in other agencies within the local area, in the production of reports and strategies to improve the provision of money advice, including the provision of training and support to other team members dealing with money advice enquiries.

You will provide regular Project reports in accordance with ESF requirements and maintain records of benefit income raised, levels of debt and other statistics for project reporting.

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 and 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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