Welfare Rights Officer

Aberdeenshire Council

  • Location: Turriff
  • £13,427 to £14,219 per annum, ADMIN I
  • Hours: Part Time
  • Contact: Please see description
  • Reference: ABS17718

Job Description

To assist service users within Aberdeenshire’s Health and Social Care Partnership (HSPC) to maximise their income by applying for welfare benefits and to work with service users to resolve personal financial issues.

There is a responsibility for the post holder to demonstrate a commitment to quality service delivery through continuous improvement for the benefit of the Service and the organisation.

Location - This post with be based in North Aberdeenshire covering Fraserburgh & Peterhead.

This post is regulated work with Children and/or Protected Adults under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007. The preferred candidate will be required to join the PVG Scheme or undergo a PVG Scheme update check. Where an individual has spent a continuous period of 3 months or more out with the UK in the last 5 years, an Overseas Criminal Record Check will be required. You will be required to provide this check. A confirmed offer of employment and commencement in the post will be subject to the outcome of both these pre-employment checks being deemed satisfactory.

This post will require you to have obtained SSSC registration within 6 months of employment.


This post has a minimum requirement of one reference which must be your current or most recent employer.

Informal enquiries to Alison Campbell - 07879430771

A Privacy Notice giving you information on the data we hold on you, what we do with that data, who we share your data with and your rights under GDPR is available here. Alternatively we can send a copy if you ask us to by emailing askhr@aberdeenshire.gov.uk.

Applications must be made online at myjobscotland.gov.uk

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