Welfare Rights Officer

  • Position: Welfare Rights Officer
  • Location: Glasgow
  • Salary: £32,359 - £35,596 (from 01.04.18)
  • Hours: 35 hours per week
  • Grade: EVH Grade 7
  • Contract: 9 Months fixed term post (maternity cover)
  • Closing Date: 29 March 2018
Cassiltoun are committed to regenerating our community not only through first class housing and environmental services but by our wider regeneration work which includes activities such as welfare advice, employability and training, Castlemilk Park, children’s projects and community health projects.  We also work closely with our subsidiary companies and in partnership with other organisations and agencies.

Cassiltoun Housing Association in partnership with Craigdale Housing Association are looking to recruit an experienced, motivated and enthusiastic individual for an opportunity which has arisen in our Advice Team.

The following post is now being recruited for a 9 months fixed term contract from 14th May 2018 until 15th February 2019.

Welfare Rights Officer (Maternity Cover)
CHA Grade 7
£32,359 - £35,596 (from 1st April 2018)

You are required to have a minimum of 2 years’ experience of delivering welfare rights advice and advocacy with a knowledge of welfare reform and its impact on Housing Associations.  The successful candidate will provide general advice as well as representation at tribunals.  You will work with the Financial Inclusion Officer, Advice Assistant and Digital Inclusion Assistant to provide services to tenants of both Cassiltoun and Craigdale Housing Association.

Interview date:  Tuesday 10th April 2018

In return, we offer an excellent package including a contributory pension scheme, staff uniform, child care voucher scheme, 27 days annual leave plus 15 public holidays.

Application forms can be obtained by contacting the Association’s office on 0141 634 2673 or by emailing:  recruitment@cassiltoun.org.uk or by visiting the vacancy section of our website by clicking HERE.

Closing date for the applications will be:  Thursday 29th March 2018 at 2.00pm

Cassiltoun Housing Association is a Registered Charity – SC035544