DEBT ADVISOR job in Peterlee, County Durham


  • Employer - East Durham Trust
  • Reference number -
  • Sector - Not for profit
  • Department - Charity
  • Location: - Peterlee, County Durham
  • Salary - Expenses
  • Duration - Temporary
  • Hours - Various
  • Closing date - Ongoing

Job Description

Supporting communities to access information advice and guidance.

As a Volunteer Debt Adviser, you will be able to guide and empower clients, as well as negotiate with creditors on their behalf. You will evaluate the best options and strategies that apply to the client’s debt problem, looking for ways to maximise income while providing budgeting advice.

SKILLS NEEDED: The skills you will need for this role are… - Be committed and reliable to ensure you attend all appointments agreed to - Good communication skills - Commitment to complete required training - Be able to commit to at least a minimum of 4 hours per week - Must be a good listener, compassionate and empathetic - Must be friendly, reliable, non-judgemental and non-discriminating - Basic IT Knowledge - Numeracy and literacy skills - Interest in working in the local community - Experience of supporting vulnerable individuals/ individuals with disabilities

Working as a Volunteer Debt Advisor you will gain… - Level 1,2 and 3 Debt Advice training under Community Money Advice - Reimbursed all out of pocket expenses - £0.45 per mile - Your own caseload of clients - Satisfaction of supporting vulnerable clients

Contact information

For more information on becoming a Volunteer Debt Adviser or to make an application, please contact Helen Waller on 01915693511 or email

How to apply

Please see the contact information section above for details about how to apply for this job.

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