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Justice First Fellow / Trainee Solicitor (London)

35 hours per week


CPAG is looking for an exceptional individual committed to using the law to secure social justice to join our legal cases team.  Working alongside our solicitor and within our wider welfare rights team, you will be engaged in cutting edge strategic litigation to ensure that the rights of social security claimants are fully respected in law and in practice.

Read more information and apply for this post on the Legal Education Foundation website.

Applications now open: apply here

Closing date for applications: 17 September 2018
Interviews: November/December 2018
Training placement commences: January 2019


Welfare Rights Adviser – Universal Credit London

35 hours per week

2 year fixed term contract 

£31,761 - £35,104

CPAG is looking for a talented and experienced Welfare Rights Adviser to build the capacity of advisers and frontline staff in London to deliver high quality advice on Universal Credit by providing training and ‘second-tier’ advice by phone and email.

Working as part of CPAG’s Advice and Rights team, you will be responsible for actively promoting the UC London Service to organisations in London who provide benefits advice, particularly those who may not traditionally be linked to the advice sector. You will contribute to the broader work of the Advice and Rights Team and will ensure that the experiences of the project contribute to the policy and campaigns work of CPAG. You will have expert understanding of welfare rights and excellent written communications skills. The ability to plan, prioritise and meet deadlines is also essential.

For further information download the job pack.

Closing date for applications is 12pm, 14 August 2018.

Interviews will be held on 23 August 2018.

Supported by City Bridge Trust, the funding arm of the City of London Corporation's charity, Bridge House Estates (1035628)


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Welfare Rights Worker (Scotland)

28 hours per week

£31,761 – £35,104 (pro rata)

CPAG in Scotland is looking for an experienced welfare rights adviser to join the team in Glasgow delivering benefits and tax credits advice, information and training to staff working in frontline services across Scotland.

This new post is an exciting opportunity for someone with a thorough, current knowledge of benefits and tax credits, used to working with social security legislation and caselaw. You will be a skilled communicator, able to deliver high quality advice, information and training. You will be enthusiastic about contributing to social policy work. Your benefits knowledge and track record in networking across sectors will equip you to provide our services to frontline agencies.

For more information download the job pack.

Closing date for applications: 9am, Friday 24 August 2018

Interviews will take place in Glasgow on Monday 3 September 2018


Elearning Developer (Scotland)

35 hours a week

£31,761 – £35,104

This is a new and exciting opportunity to create elearning that will inspire and support frontline professionals and volunteers to make a difference to children and families at risk of poverty.

You will be practiced in working with subject matter experts and have great writing and creative skills. You will have the technical capability to create elearning courses using authoring software such as Articulate Storyline.

For more information, download the job pack

Closing date for applications: 9am, Friday 24 August 2018

Interviews will take place in Glasgow on Tuesday 4 September 2018


Policy and Parliamentary Officer (Scotland)

(35 hours a week, with flexibility to offer part time hours)

£31,761 – £35,104

This is an exciting opportunity for someone with experience of developing and promoting evidence based policy solutions, a track record of working with policy makers and a strong desire to help end child poverty.

The successful candidate will be able to communicate complex policy ideas in an accurate but accessible manner so that non-specialist policy makers can understand and act on them. You will have an understanding of policy making and parliamentary processes and will play a key role within CPAG in Scotland, drawing on our Early Warning System and social security expertise to identify policy issues and inform policy makers and politicians.

The post is supported by the Scottish Government through the Children, Young People and Families Early Intervention Fund, managed on behalf of the Scottish Government by The Corra Foundation.

For more information, download the job pack

Closing date for applications: 9am, Friday 24 August 2018

Interviews: Friday 7th September 2018


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