The post holder will provide welfare and general advice in order to help and support to constituents living in Edinburgh South West on a wide range of issues, particularly social security. Applicants should have experience of providing welfare advice to clients and have a general knowledge of Scottish Politics, and the difference between devolved and reserved matters.
Applicants should have excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to adapt their style to suit their audience. The successful candidate will be enthusiastic, responsible and able to work under their own direction and as part of a small team.
Office-based 139 Dundee Street, Edinburgh. Hours of work: 5 days per week, 9am – 5pm with occasional weekend working on rotation. A flexible working pattern will be considered. Limited travel within Edinburgh, possible overnight travel to London on occasion.
To apply please download and read the person specification first and complete an application form.