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Universal Support Adviser
Position: Universal Support Adviser
Closing date: 8th March 2019
Job title: Universal Support Adviser
Salary: £17,634 (FTE)
Salary pro rata: Yes
Hours per week: 21
Type of contract: Fixed term
End date of contract: 31 March 2020
Closing date for applications: Midday Friday 8th March 2019
Interview date: Thursday 14th March 2019
Citizens Advice is set to deliver a new service called “Universal Support: Help to Claim” which offers support to help people make a new Universal Credit claim and be ready for when their first payment arrives.
We are looking for an adviser with good IT skills to support clients via face-to-face, telephone and webchat, to make and complete their new Universal Credit claim, as well as a commitment to the aims and principles of the Citizens Advice Service.
You’ll have the ability to interview clients using sensitive listening and questioning skills to get to the root of the issues and empower clients, whilst maintaining structure and control of meetings.
An understanding of the benefits system, Universal Credit and the impact of the changes from legacy benefits to Universal Credit would be advantageous. However, full training will be provided.
If you are interested in this vacancy please contact us for an application pack:
Email: email@example.com or telephone: 01437 765245
Every local Citizens Advice is a registered charity. Different application procedures are adopted by individual local Citizens Advice. Contact the relevant one as outlined in the information about this role. You should not send an application form to national Citizens Advice.