Generalist Advisor (Temporary)

Office based in North Manchester, M8 with opportunity to work one day a week from home
£28,371 pro rata (Actual: £22,696) (pay award pending)
Closing date
4 Dec 2023

Our client is recruiting a Temporary Generalist Advisor to join their team delivering advice to the diverse community within North Manchester.

Generalist Advisor (Temporary)
 Part-time (28 hours per week worked over 4 days – preferably including Friday)
Based: Office based in North Manchester, M8 with opportunity to work one day a week from home
Salary: £28,371 pro rata (Actual: £22,696) (pay award pending)
Duration: This is a temporary position guaranteed until March 2024 with the possibility of being extended until September 2024.

About the organisation

Established by the community in 1977, this charity is a busy neighbourhood advice centre in Manchester providing legal advice and support to residents.

About the Role

The post holder will deliver general advice in social welfare law, including welfare benefits, debt and housing, to Manchester residents.

You will work alongside the advisors and volunteers in their advice service. They want to recruit somebody with an understanding of welfare benefits, housing and debt, the ability to work well in a team and the ability to research and interpret information from authoritative sources. This post is funded by the National Lottery Community Fund Cost-of-Living grant until the end of March 24 which is allowing us to expand our services at this critical time.

The closing date for applications is Monday 4th December 2023.
Applications received after this time will not be considered.
Interviews will be held on Monday 11th December 2023 these can be in person or by Zoom.

You will be contacted by email or telephone to confirm whether you have been shortlisted for an interview so please ensure you supply these details. They will not be contacting people who are not shortlisted for an interview.


Please click 'Apply' and follow the job board process. You will receive an email from CHM Recruit containing further information on how to apply for the role. Please note that although you may be asked by the job board to upload a CV, you are not applying at this stage.

Checks regarding your ability to work in the UK will be undertaken before any job offer is made. All job offers are made subject to the receipt of suitable references and a DBS check.

The charity is committed to a policy of equality of opportunity, both in providing its service to the public, as an employer, and with regard to their volunteers. They recognise that many people are denied access to their rights on grounds of age, disability, gender identity, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation, nationality, health, HIV status, trade union activity and responsibility for children or other dependants.

The charity seeks to implement equal opportunities policies in all aspects of its work. 

No agencies please.

Apply for Generalist Advisor (Temporary)

Fields marked with an asterisk (*) are required

Your file must be a .doc, .pdf, .docx, or .rtf. No larger than 1MB
Selected file:

Find out more about TopCV

Your communication preferences

Haymarket Media Group, publisher of Third Sector, takes your privacy seriously.

Learn more about how we use your information when job seeking.

We would like to keep you updated by email with information and opportunities which we hope will help you in your work.

We believe we can demonstrate a legitimate interest in using your details for marketing purposes, but if you do not wish to receive these messages, you can manage your options:

We will use your information to ensure you receive messages that are relevant to you.

Should you cease to require these services in future, you can stop receiving these messages from us via the unsubscribe link on any email received or by contacting us directly. Please see our Full Privacy Notice.

By applying for a job listed on Third Sector Jobs you agree to our terms and conditions. You should never be required to provide bank account details. If you are, please email us.

Get job alerts

Create a job alert and receive personalised job recommendations straight to your inbox.

Create alert

Similar jobs