Discrimination Team Leader    

Closing Date:
April 6, 2018

Newport Citizens Advice


Newport Citizens Advice is looking to recruit an enthusiastic and confident individual to join the Discrimination Team.  The Discrimination team provides an advice and casework service at Local Citizens Advice offices in accordance with the aims, policies and principles of the Citizens Advice service.

About Us:

The Citizens Advice service provides free, independent, confidential and impartial advice to everyone on their rights and responsibilities. I t values diversity, promotes equality and challenges discrimination.

Newport Citizens Advice is an independent charity which offers a free confidential advice and information service from its city centre based office as well as many outreach locations throughout the city.

We provide a general advice drop in service from our central Newport office and we are part of the Wales AdviceLine telephone service.

Our dedicated volunteers are trained to provide high quality general advice on subjects such as welfare benefits, consumer, housing, employment, family, debt and support with gambling problems.

We also have teams of specialist debt, welfare benefits, employment and discrimination advisers who can provide support on an on-going basis.

Job Role:

  • To supervise and manage all discrimination and employment casework
  • Interview and advise clients at local Citizens Advice offices
  • Provide advice on employment and discrimination using Citizens Advices’ Advisernet system and other approved resources provided
  • Carry an individual discrimination and employment caseload

Applicants for this post must have a strong commitment to equality and social justice.

Additional Information:

Job Ref:  2018/DTL01

*Salary:  L.A. Scale SO2: £28,485 – £30,153 plus 6% pension* (plus additional 2% pension subject to 2% staff contribution)

**Location:  Newport Citizens Advice (although the post holder will be expected to travel to partner agencies throughout South Wales and occasionally more nationally)

Holidays:  37 days per annum including Bank Holidays and fixed days

Interview Date:  Week commencing 17 April 2018

To Apply:

To request an application pack (CVs not accepted), please email: recruitment@newportcab.org.uk Please quote Reference Number 2018/DTL01.

For further information please ring Newport Citizens Advice on 01633 222622 and ask for David Milliken.

We welcome applications that reflect the diversity of the communities we serve.

We aim to be an equal opportunities employer.

Closing Date:  6 April 2018

Charity Registration Number:  1118855