Bridge Support Adviser

  • VO71996


Description

Do you enjoy working with people? We are looking for volunteers who can provide practical support to those who are facing financial pressures.

The Bridge Support Adviser works alongside the Money Adviser and offers support that will help the client gain the skills that they need to make real change to their Financial Wellbeing. You will assist the client to identify their hopes and to work within the remit of improving their financial wellbeing, to support the client to meet these goals. This may involve working with the client to find ways of getting the best deal with utilities/phone etc or more practically with meal planning, shopping and cooking habits. Each client will have their own individual needs and the Bridge Support Adviser will help the client gain the skills they need to reach their goals. Your work with each client is time limited to encourage independence and empower.

If you are interested in this opportunity, you can apply through https://bit.ly/2IhbRaC

Organisation aims and objectives

Purposes: The prevention or relief of poverty,The advancement of education Beneficiaries: No specific group, or for the benefit of the community Activities: It carries out activities or services itself Objectives The prevention or relief of poverty and the advancement of education through support and debt management advice.

Availability

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Flexible.

Restrictions

Experience required: No experience required as training will be given. Some knowledge or interest in money matters would be beneficial. A welcoming inclusive manner is essential along with a non-judgmental attitude towards others.
Travel details: Much of our work is carried out in the clients home, it would be advantageous to have own transport.
Minimum age: 18

Support

Expenses paid: Yes
Expenses details: Reasonable travel expenses paid with submission of claim form and receipts.
Training details: Bridge Support Training day –Overview of The Bridge and the role. Introduction to Debt Advice Module through Wiser Adviser Supporting Clients with Deficit Budgets Module Other training opportunities available.
Support: Named Contact For Volunteer,
Wheelchair Access/Disabled Access Toilet

Last updated 4 months ago