Digital Adviser – Closing date 18 August at 5.00pm

Salary: £17,653.50pa  (£29,422.50 pa FTE)

Hours: Part-time – 3 days per (21.6 hours)

This is a new and exciting role allowing Citizens Advice Barnet to increase their digital advice offering.

Reporting to the Head of Services, you will have:

Relevant and ongoing recent experience of initial assessment and advice work with sufficient knowledge of benefits, housing, employment, consumer, immigration, and family advice issues to be able to make appropriate signposting and/or referral decisions

  • Ability to manage a caseload and prioritise work in the face of competing demands and to meet targets set by the line manager and funders
  • An excellent working knowledge of IT, with the ability to record casework, prepare letters and reports and record stats electronically


  • The opportunity to work for an independent charity specialising in confidential information and advice to assist people with legal, debt, consumer, housing and other problems
  • Competitive salary
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Generous continual professional development allowance
  • Generous 36 days annual leave (pro rata for part time staff) – this includes 25 days + bank holidays + 3 days between Christmas and New Year
  • A challenging and varied role
  • A supportive team

Closing Date: 5pm on Thursday 18 August (applications may close earlier)

.  Previous applicants need not apply.

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Job Application (Digital Adviser)

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Please give the details of TWO referees who can comment on your suitability for the post. These should not include relatives or people who do not know you in a professional capacity. If you have been employed we would expect to seek a reference from your current or most recent employer.


Applicants for this role must have permission to work in the UK.
Have you ever committed an offence under UK Immigration Law?

Data Protection

As part of the recruitment process we may collect and store sensitive personal data about you. We are required by law to obtain your consent to such data being recorded. It is our policy to store data relating to recruitment procedures for a maximum of 12 months after submission, for internal auditing purposes. Any information of this nature will be treated confidentially.

Sensitive personal data is defined as information relating to any of the following: racial/ethnic origin, political opinions, religious beliefs, trade union membership, health, sexuality or sex life, offences and/or convictions.

For the Purposes of the Act the Data Controller is Citizens Advice Barnet.

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Monitoring Information

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In order to achieve these aims we have a policy of monitoring the recruitment and composition of staff and volunteers. All information will be treated confidentially. This information will not affect your application.

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The information on this form is for monitoring purposes only. We follow the social model of disability which believes that it is the barriers created by society which disable people. If you require any additional support or equipment in relation to the recruitment process or that would enable you to carry out the role, please tell us on the application form or during the interview.

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