Advice Worker – Sessional


Advice worker – Sessional

£21-23ph (dependent on experience)

Freelance sessional contract – hours TBC with discussion

The provision of advice to single parents is at the heart of what Gingerbread does. In the current economic climate, our ability to offer expert, independent and reliable advice is more important than ever.

We are looking for an experienced advice worker to join our team providing sessional hours on our national telephone helpline. You will provide one-off multi-subject advice to single parents on a range of issues including dealing with a break-up, going back to work, child maintenance, contact and benefit or tax credit issues.

We are looking for someone with substantial recent experience of working as an adviser and a thorough knowledge of welfare benefits, tax credits and Universal Credit along with experience of carrying out complex benefit calculations in a fast paced environment.

We are willing to provide some training on the other areas we advise on, such as family law and child maintenance.

Closing date for applications:  This is an ongoing opportunity. Please get in touch if you would like to discuss terms of the role by calling Rose Stone on 0207 428 5448 or contacting our HR Officer at and we will reply as quickly as possible.

For further information about the role, please download the Information Pack. To apply, complete the application form below and send to

Gingerbread provides expert advice, practical support and campaigns for single parents. We welcome applications from all sections of the community, including single parents and those with caring responsibilities.  We offer excellent work-life balance policies for all staff.

Gingerbread, the charity for single parent families’ is registered in England and Wales as a company limited by guarantee, no. 402748, and a registered charity, no. 230750