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Job Opportunity with Ablewell Advice

This is a fantastic opportunity for anyone who wants to make a big difference to the lives of vulnerable people in Walsall.

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Trainee Adviser

(money advice and welfare benefits)

16 hours per week at £10.50 per hour, fixed term for 12 months

There is the potential for this role to continue beyond the fixed term (subject to funding and performance)

We are seeking a proactive and organised individual to join the Ablewell team. Ablewell Advice Walsall is an initiative of the Central Hall Methodist Church. Central Hall is a registered charity and is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority.

We provided specialist advice in relation to debt and welfare benefit matters. Our philosophy is to provide advice that is “people-centred, putting the client and their needs first”. We are a distribution centre for the Black County Foodbank and run a Job Club. Working hours are Mon 9.30- 3, Weds 9.30-2.30, Fri 9.30-3.

The successful candidate’s duties would include:

• Provision of advice and casework in relation to debt and welfare benefits – full training will be provided.• To maintain accurate case records and manage cases proactively

We are seeking someone who:

• Is willing to undertake training to develop their skills in advice work, specifically in relation to welfare benefits and debt. • Is trustworthy and comfortable with handling confidential information• Enjoys working as part of a small team• Is flexible and adaptable • Is sympathetic to the Christian ethos of our organisation. • Previous experience within an advice agency (paid or voluntary) would be an advantage but is not essential.

This post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.

For an informal discussion about this role, please contact Keely Gabriel, Project Manager: 01922 639 700, Application packs can be downloaded from the news page at or can be requested from the Project Manager using the above contact details. CVs will not be accepted.

Closing date: Monday 22/6/20 12noon

Please note this vacancy may close early if we feel we have enough suitable applicants.

Interviews will be held via an online video call.

Ablewell Advice Walsall, The Central Hall, Ablewell Street, Walsall WS1 2EQ

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Full details and an application pack can be downloaded from the news page of the Ablewell Advice website: