Citizens Advice Southwark
Southwark, Greater London (On-site)
£29,705 to £31,292 per annum (NJC Salary Scale 6)
Contract, Initially Fixed Term to 31 December 2022, Full-time
Job description

“Providing free, independent, confidential and impartial advice”

Citizens Advice Southwark has a track record of delivering high-quality services from its offices in Peckham, Bermondsey and Walworth and outreach locations across Southwark and South East London. We sort out problems together, for good, by providing free, independent, confidential and impartial advice across all areas of social welfare law, and through using the experience of our clients to bring about positive change through research and campaigns. 

Citizens Advice Southwark is working with the local Primary Care Networks to create a healthcare pathway allowing general practice to identify local residents that would benefit from pro-active and targeted money advice and financial support.

To deliver this exciting new project we are looking for a generalist adviser who will be undertaking outreach at GP surgeries in Southwark and working closely and with Social Prescribing Link Workers employed by South and North Southwark Primary Care Networks.

To undertake this role you will need:

  • At least six months recent experience of providing Generalist Advice to the public including casework in welfare rights, housing and debt.
  • Proven ability to interview clients using sensitive listening and questioning skills to get to the root of issues and empower clients in a non-judgmental way.
  • Ability to commit to and work within the aims and principles of Citizens Advice Southwark.

An enhanced DBS check will be required for this post.

Closing date: 9.00 am Monday 18th July 2022

Interviews: Wednesday 20th July 2022   

We offer a range of employee benefits, including generous annual leave, an employer matched pension contribution up to 10% salary, and training and development opportunities to continue your professional development.

Citizens Advice Southwark is an equal opportunities employer and encourages applications from all applicants who meet the person specification irrespective of sex, gender reassignment, marriage or civil partnership status, pregnancy and maternity, sexual orientation, race, religion or belief, age, or disability.

Refreshed on: 08 July 2022
Closed date: 18 July 2022 at 09:00
Tags: Advice, Information, Advocacy