JOB VACANCY: General Adviser – welfare benefits/debt

Job location (usual place of work): Blackbird Leys, Oxford

Pay rate: £25,694 pro rata

Pay is pro rata?: Yes

Job title: General Adviser – welfare benefits/debt

Applications close on date: 2nd June 2017 close of business

Hours are: Part time

Contract is: Fixed term

Job summary: The Agnes Smith Advice Centre is based in the Blackbird Leys estate in Oxford. At the heart of the local community, the centre provides a wide range of advice, with a particular focus on welfare benefits and money advice.

We are recruiting a new advisor to join a small, highly motivated team. The role will involve both advice and casework. Ideally, you will have knowledge and experience of money advice and/or welfare benefits. But we will consider suitable applicants for a trainee position (on a lower salary level). You will work from the Centre most of the time, but you may also be asked to do some advice sessions at our outreach venue. You will be committed to the provision of excellent quality advice. The post is for 1 year fixed term initially, 3 days per week.

To apply, please contact: If you are interested please apply by email to with a CV and a covering letter showing clearly how you meet the requirements listed in the person specification (attached).

For informal inquiries about the post please contact Clare Charleson on 01865 770206.