We are recruiting for a senior Lead Advisor
30th June 2016
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The Shinewater Shaftesbury Centre is a Christian charity offering an advice and counselling service to people living in Eastbourne and its outlying areas. We are based in Shinewater, Eastbourne and offer a free advisory service covering a wide range of issues from benefits advice, money advice, housing matters to basic family and employment issues.  It is recognised as having achieved the Advice Quality Standard.

The post relates to the Advice Service only and you will lead a small team providing information, advice, guidance & assistance on all areas listed above. We are committed to providing clients with a face to face advice service at the Centre in Milfoil Drive or at one of our satellite clinics.

The successful applicant will have had experience in:-

  • Providing advice to the public and undertaking casework on social welfare law issues
  • Supervising Generalist Advisers or be able to demonstrate the ability to undertake this role
  • Maintaining Advice Quality Standard requirements
  • Supporting and supervising volunteers

They will also be able to:-

  • Understand, empathise with and be committed to the Service’s aims, principles and equal opportunities policies.

Experience & Training You will have previous experience in a similar field and be willing to continue to train and update your skills as necessary.  In the first instance training will be undertaken by shadowing the current Senior Advisor and by attendance on appropriate training sessions, financed by the Trust.

Applications. Please send a current CV with a covering letter indicating why you think you would be suited for the post and what you could contribute to the team and the work. Please also include the details of two referees and indicate if you are willing for references to be taken prior to interview.

Those interested are welcome to visit the Centre by prior appointment. Please call 01323 760654 to arrange.
Closing date:23rd July 2016
Paul Downes
Centre Development Manager
01323 760654

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