Vacancies

Here is where you will find any paid job vacancies in our CAB team that are currently available in our Alness, Dingwall or Tain offices.

Although most of our staff are volunteers, we also recruit full-time paid staff who assist with administration, helping clients with more complex issues and running our specialist projects.

 

Project Worker: Preventing and Alleviating Poverty Project

Fixed Term post of 18 months

The post holder will establish effective communications with an agreed list of nursery and primary schools and with a range of stakeholders in order to plan and deliver an information and advice service aimed at the parents of young children.

General responsibilities

  • To establish and maintain effective communication with nursery and primary schools. To provide these schools with information about the project and to arrange the delivery of local advice and information services
  • To run regular, open door, confidential advice sessions aimed at the parents of young children. Locations, number, duration and venue to be determined in consultation with local nursery and primary schools and with the bureau manager and through liaison with local groups and agencies associated with the schools as appropriate. Services will be provided in nursery and primary schools by arrangement with school staff.
  • To deliver information and advice relating to social security benefits (including benefit checks and assistance with form filling); debt, budgeting and financial planning; and any other matter relating to financial health and general quality of life
  • To attend school events such as fetes, open days and prize givings to promote the project and/or to deliver pop up advice sessions
  • To follow up case work on complex cases

For an application pack e-mail mary.macdonald@alnesscab.casonline.org.uk

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Online Outreach Project Team Leader

This is a fixed term post of 18 months

Your role will be to lead and develop this new and innovative project. The aim of the project is to investigate the efficacy of the use of Skype (or similar technologies) for the delivery of outreach services in partnership with a range of external agencies, with a view to identifying the benefits and pitfalls for our own CAB and other bureaux in taking this approach.

At the end of the project you will produce a ‘How To’ guide for other bureaux to use, which will include sample protocols and procedures and examples of problems and pitfalls encountered, as well as case studies, statistics and other information.

For an application pack e-mail mary.macdonald@alnesscab.casonline.org.uk