Moneywise Plus Advisor

  • Job Reference: 00018522-1
  • Date Posted: 7 January 2020
  • Employer: The Bridge
  • Website: https://www.thebridge-eastmidlands.org.uk/
  • Location: Loughborough, Leicestershire
  • Salary: £23.00 to £69.00
  • Sector: Call Centre / Customer Service, Healthcare & Medical, Charity, Social care
  • Job Type: Full Time
  • Duration: Fixed Term Until 30th June 2022

Job Description

Moneywise Plus is jointly funded by The National Lottery Community Fund and the European Social Fund, via the Building Better Opportunities Programme. Moneywise Plus, led by Reaching People, works with those aged 18+ to improve their financial and digital skills, enabling individuals to move closer to the labour market. Other delivery partners include:

  • The Y;
  • Action Homeless;
  • Community Advice and Law Service;
  • Leicestershire County Council;
  • Citizens Advice LeicesterShire; and,
  • Leicester College;

The postholder will be working as a member of a team of advisors from across the partnership providing information, advice and guidance to unemployed, unwaged and economically inactive individuals and groups; this will involve having a key role in the promotion of Moneywise Plus and undertaking outreach work.

The postholder will register new participants onto the project and undertake an in-depth assessment of their needs. Participants will be supported to develop action plans, with the aim of moving them closer to their employment or education goals by ensuring that they demonstrate improved IT and money management skills and the ability to job search.