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Maternity Cover: Advice Worker – Employability services

Application Deadline:
1 June 2023 at 08:00:00


Remote* (working from home) or office-based Edinburgh.

Fixed term until 31.3.2024


16 hours per week

About the Role

Make a difference to the lives of people with disabilities and support needs as they look for or progress within work and develop new skills and knowledge. You will provide this service for people using the All In Edinburgh Supported employment consortium.


£25,623.07 - £27,168.59 per annum, pro rata and based on a 39 hours working week

Note: Office (Office based: Edinburgh) or Home Working*.   

*If home-based, you will be required to attend regular meetings in person (Not digital) in Edinburgh and there will also be times in which you will be required to attend the office to perform certain tasks within the role. 


The Action Group seeks a highly organised, approachable and skilled person to join its accredited Advice Services. In this role you will maximise people’s income as they consider working or progressing in work. Through providing expert welfare rights advice, support and representation, you will ensure people have all of the money they are entitled to and can make informed choices about work.

You will have excellent verbal and written skills, organisation skills and an eye for detail. In return you will join a supportive and highly professional team of advisors and undertake rewarding work.

A good understanding of welfare benefits or working with people with support needs, is desirable.

Applicants will be digitally competent. They will show a good understanding of equality and diversity issues and a commitment to support people from marginalised groups.

As a service that reaches a diverse range of people, we are really interested to hear from applicants that speak a second language in addition to English (but this is not essential). Some travel across Edinburgh expected. Can be home based or office based.

Applying Information


To apply, please read the job description and complete the application form.


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Please send your completed application, self-declaration and equal opportunities forms to


Good annual leave entitlements

24/7 employee assistance programme, with access to free legal advice and counselling

TAG Rewards – our exclusive discounts and savings programme

Travel time payable where applicable

Ongoing support, training and development opportunities

Mileage allowance where applicable

Equality Network, Diversity and Inclusion Events

Equality, Diversity and Inclusion

The Action Group is an Investors in People Platinum Award winning organisation, and we demonstrate our commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion by being a Disability Confident Leader and a proud Stonewall Diversity Champion.

Disability Confident Leader

We particularly welcome applications from disabled candidates, who will be invited to interview if they meet the minimum criteria for the job.  If you feel that you fit this criteria, then please make us aware of this in writing when you apply.

Stonewall Silver Employer 2022

To ensure our workforce reflects the diversity of our clients as well as the communities in which we live and work, we encourage and welcome applications from everyone regardless of sex, sexual orientation and gender identity. We are an organization which values people of all faiths, religions, disabilities, ages and ethnicities and believe our differences are our strengths.  For more information, please contact our Equality Network:


Some posts are covered by exemptions listed in schedule 9 of the Equality Act 2010.


We value the privacy of our job applicants.  To find out more, please read our privacy statement.

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