Post: Income Maximisation Worker (Food Insecurity) Salary: £26,721 (Pro-rata) Location: CARF HQ (does not offer advice) Number of Hours: 17.5 Hours per Week (Wednesday, Thursday, Friday) - Afternoons Wednesday and Friday at Foodbank Contract Length: 12 Months Funding with potential for extension
Citizens Advice and Rights Fife (CARF) is an independent and innovative advice organisation providing holistic advice and support to local people. There service continues to grow and expand, and they are now excited to be able to announce a further position attached to the food insecurity agenda to help us achieve our vision of “A better life for the people of Fife”.
Food insecurity occurs where people no longer have reliable access to a sufficient quantity of affordable nutritious food. This post will partner with Glenrothes Foodbank, helping improve the financial circumstances of those using their emergency food services and providing a sustainable path out of food insecurity.
The successful applicant will deliver an income maximisation service to clients accessing the Glenrothes Foodbank service, providing personalised income maximisation advice and support. This service will include assessing welfare benefit entitlement, budgeting assistance, and information on banking services and affordable credit. The service will also actively refer both internally and externally where further issues are identified e.g. debt issues.
To be successful in this role you will need to have excellent interpersonal skills, a desire to improve the lives of vulnerable individuals, a can-do ethos and a willingness to take ownership and responsibility for the delivery of the project.
Please download the application pack or for an informal discussion contact Laura McNeilly at [email protected]or by phone 01592 765426.
CARF are committed to Equal Opportunities and applications are welcome from all communities. The successful candidate will be required to demonstrate a commitment to CARF’s vision and values.
The closing date for applications is noon on Monday 19 June 2023, with interviews scheduled to take place on Friday 30 June.