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Advice Worker

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Advice workers give information and advice on issues such as legal and consumer rights, welfare benefits, pensions, housing and financial problems. Some workers may specialise in one particular area of work.

The Work

You could be:

Pay

The figures below are only a guide. Actual pay rates may vary, depending on:

Advice workers or advisers can earn between £20,000 and £25,000 a year. Managers of advice projects or advice centres can earn from around £25,000 to £30,00 a year.

Conditions

Workforce Employment Status

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Getting In

You could work with a local authority department such as housing or social work, a private company, or with a voluntary body, such as Citizens Advice or local money advice centre.

Workforce Education Levels (UK)

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Job Outlook Scotland

Employment

Unemployment

Percentage of workforce registered as unemployed (Scotland)

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Job Outlook Scotland and UK

  Scotland
2017
13922
1.2 %
RISE
2022
14095
  United Kingdom
2017
124479
0.1 %
FALL
2022
124404

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What Does it Take?

You should be:

You should have:

Training

Getting On

Contacts

The following organisations may be able to provide further information.

Advice Services Alliance (ASA)
Tel: 07904 377460
E-mail: admin@asauk.org.uk
Website: http://www.asauk.org.uk

advice.scot
Tel: 0808 800 9060
E-mail: info@advice.scot
Website: https://www.advice.scot/
Twitter: @advice4scotland
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/advice.scot

Child Poverty Action Group in Scotland
Tel: 0141 552 3303
Website: http://www.cpag.org.uk/Scotland
Twitter: @CPAGScotland
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/cpaguk

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