Jobs in the Voluntary Sector: Part-time Digital Skills Officer (Citizens Advice)

Citizens Advice is looking for someone for their new role as a Digital Skills Officer, helping those that need it to access a variety of online services both locally and nationally.

What do they want from you?

  • Competency and confidence in using IT, and specifically using IT applications and resources on websites.
  • Clear and accurate communication skills.
  • Able to listen, understand and use information
  • Able to work in a team, be organised and manage time effectively
  • Confident in working to performance targets
  • Able to recognise the limits and boundaries of the role.

A background in advice giving is desirable but not essential. Full training will be provided.  ‘Job share’ arrangements may be considered.

The successful Applicant/s will be asked to undergo a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.

Salary: £20,265 per annum pro rata. Actual salary – £16,211

Hours: 28 hours per week over 4 days (0.8 FTE)

Contract: Part-time, 3 year fixed term until 31st March 2022

They are looking for an enthusiastic, committed and confident person to join their small, team of staff. The successful candidate will provide advice and support to local people, on a one to one basis, including those living in the community who could be considered ‘vulnerable adults’.

Who are Citizens Advice?

Citizens Advice Milton Keynes is a local charity that helps people to resolve their legal, money and personal problems. The organisation has been providing free, confidential, and impartial advice since 1972 and helps approximately 10,000 local people every year.

Closing date: Tuesday 20th August 2019 at Midday  

Interviews: w/c Monday 2nd September 2019 

For more information regarding this role, please click here.

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Jobs in the Voluntary Sector: Information, Advice and Guidance Adviser (Part-time)

Works For Us have a great opportunity available to those who are searching for ‘more than just a job‘.

Come and join our team at Works for Us!

We are looking for an outstanding individual to provide one-to-one advice sessions to our clients to support them in obtaining employment, education, training or volunteering.

This position requires excellent communication skills and experience of working with people from a variety of social, ethnic and cultural backgrounds.

The ideal candidate will have a Level 4 NVQ in IAG or equivalent. Working towards relevant qualifications with experience will be considered.

We will consider a job share.

Main Responsibilities

  • To provide high quality individual Advice and Guidance services
  • To assist with work, training and volunteer related skills
  • To contribute to the promotion of services
  • Develop and maintain work, training and volunteer related information and resources
  • To supported Volunteering/Work Experience within our services

See here for more information about each responsibility laid out above.

Hours: 28 hours per week.

Contract: 3 years fixed term contract

Salary: £23,000 pro rata (£18,400) plus additional sessional work

About Work For Us:

If you have a passion for people and want to positively impact the lives of those you support, you’re in the right place. 

​Here at Works for Us, we believe that everyone deserves to be treated as an individual. We offer our clients a safe environment to build their confidence, soft skills and understanding of the labour market so that they are equipped to move forward into training or paid work. 

We are a small but vibrant team made up of staff, tutors and volunteers who all share the same goal:
to empower our clients to be the best they can be.

We focus on maintaining an open, collaborative and positive working environment, never short of laughs (or custard creams!). And what we lack in official “perks”, we make up for in success stories. 

For more information about our services, please visit our website here.

If you require any further information then please contact:
Tracy Whitmore or Marion Cole on 01908 200186
Please return your application by email to info@worksforus.org.uk or by post to:
Marion Cole, Works for Us, The Point, 602 Midsummer Boulevard, Central Milton Keynes, MK9 3NB

Closing date for completed applications is 4pm on Thursday 22nd August 2019 

For further details and to download application form, follow this link: http://www.worksforus.org.uk/vacancies.html#

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