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Ref no:
WEL05023
Published:
19/7/2021
Closes:
2/8/2021
Location:
Bathgate Partnership, South Bridge Street, Bathgate, EH48 1TS
Salary:
£26,766 - £30,088 per year
Contract Type:
Fixed Term
Position Type:
Full Time
Hours:
36 hours per week

This position has expired.

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This post is based within the Advice Shop where the successful candidate will work to promote financial inclusion and alleviate poverty through advice and advocacy in the areas of welfare benefits/appeals, money/budgeting, housing and energy advice.

The post holder will be responsible for delivering advice to all West Lothian residents with an aim to alleviate the impact of fuel poverty by assisting customers to maximise their income and reduce fuel costs.  The post holder will also provide information, advice and advocacy on energy related issues in order to help people better understand and manage their fuel consumption and avoid fuel debt.

S/he will deliver training to colleagues and partners, organise information events, deliver talks & presentations to relevant groups.

It is essential that the post holder has the City and Guilds Energy Awareness Certificate or relevant experience.  As well as this, having a high level of research and analytical skills, experience of giving money/debt, benefits, energy or housing advice is also essential. Experience organising events and delivering training is desirable.

Preferred candidates may be required to join the PVG Scheme or undergo a PVG Scheme update check prior to a formal offer of employment being made by West Lothian Council.

 

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