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Community Advice Worker

Organisation: MRS Independent Living
28 hours per week
£30,000 pro rata per annum
Location: Dalston, Hackney
Deadline: 10 March, 2024

Side by Side is an advice service that is embedded in Gillett Square in Dalston, Hackney. Over several years, our advice workers have been carrying out regular street outreach to meet vulnerable individuals, build trust, and help people access their entitlements. We help people claim benefits, challenge decisions, avoid homelessness and rough sleeping, and deal with issues which are important to them.

We’re looking for a Community Advice Worker to join the team. You should have a strong sense of social justice and be able to work together with people who have been marginalised and excluded due to trauma, racism and poverty. You will need to have previous experience of advice work and knowledge of welfare benefits and housing regulations. Most importantly, you will need to have a kind, empathetic and non-judgemental approach.

The Community Advice Worker role is offered for 4 days per week (0.8 FTE) at £30,000 pro rata per annum on a permanent contract.

More information

If you’d like to find out more about the role and meet with Side by Side staff before you apply, we really encourage you to get in touch. Please email jobs@mrsindependentliving.org or phone us on 0330 380 1013.

Please visit www.mrsindependentliving.org/job-vacancies/vacancy-community-advice-worker to download the job description/person specification and the job application form.

To apply, please submit a completed application form to jobs@mrsindependentliving.org by 10 March 2024.

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Address: c/o SPACE4,
113-115 Fonthill Road,
London
N4 3HH

Email: jobs@mrsindependentliving.org

Tel: 0330 380 1013