Job Title: Advice Worker – Sessional
Organisation: Gingerbread
Location: London
Job Role: Adviser – Welfare Benefits
Salary:  £21-23ph (dependent on experience)
Closing Date: 30th May 2019
Job Type: Contract
Working Hours: Full time


Freelance sessional contract – hours TBC

The provision of advice to single parents is at the heart of what Gingerbread does. In the current economic climate, our ability to offer expert, independent and reliable advice is more important than ever.

We are looking for an experienced advice worker to join our team providing sessional hours on our national telephone helpline. You will provide one-off multi-subject advice to single parents on a range of issues including dealing with a break-up, going back to work, child maintenance, contact and benefit or tax credit issues.

We are looking for someone with substantial recent experience of working as an adviser and a thorough knowledge of welfare benefits, tax credits and Universal Credit along with experience of carrying out complex benefit calculations in a fast paced environment.

We are willing to provide some training on the other areas we advise on, such as family law and child maintenance.

Closing date for applications: This is an ongoing opportunity, please get in touch if you would like to discuss terms of the role.

Gingerbread provides expert advice, practical support and campaigns for single parents.We welcome applications from all sections of the community, including single parents and those with caring responsibilities. We offer excellent work-life balance policies for all staff.

For further information and to apply please see our website:

Gingerbread, the charity for single parent families’ is registered in England and Wales as a company limited by guarantee, no. 402748, and a registered charity, no. 230750

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