Falkirk Citizens Advice Bureau
Falkirk Citizens Advice Bureau

Charity registered in Scotland SC006183


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Help to Claim (Universal Credit) Adviser

  • Full time
  • £24,989
  • Falkirk/Blended Working
  • Closing 12th April 2024

About the job

Falkirk Citizens Advice Bureau are looking for an adviser to deliver a holistic advice and support service aimed at clients completing their initial Universal Credit Claim and supporting them through to their first payment. This involves helping with online forms, the evidence required, and verifying their identity online using telephone, web chat and video call facilities.

We are looking for a client-focused individual preferably with experience of Social Security benefits (Universal Credit). In this role you will use telephony, email, Webchat and video call facilities.

To succeed, you will have relevant experience and knowledge of current welfare benefits (Universal Credit) and have the ability to analyse the client’s needs and be able to provide the client with advice on eligibility for Universal Credit and support the client through the application process. You will also be able to support the client to gather the information or evidence needed to complete the claim.

You will have strong oral and written communication skills. We are also looking for a proven ability to work effectively and be well organised. Proficiency in using a range of IT tools to carry out your work, including case management systems, online forms and Microsoft Office applications is essential.

Committed, results-driven and supportive to the needs of others, you will be able to work well within a team and have a willingness to follow and develop agreed procedures.

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Income Maximisation/Financial Inclusion Adviser

  • Full time
  • £24,989
  • Falkirk/Blended Working
  • Closing 12th April 2024

About the job

The Income Maximisation/Financial Inclusion Adviser, will play a key role in the delivery of an independent, free, impartial and confidential advice, information and advocacy service, to Association standards, to assist vulnerable families and people, living in Falkirk, to deal with poverty related issues affecting their lives. The aim is to improve access to, and the efficiency of, financial health checks for vulnerable families and people, providing holistic financial inclusion and income maximisation advice in order to improve their financial circumstances.

Main Responsibilities

The Income Maximisation/Financial Inclusion Adviser aims to provide the most effective service to suit the needs of the client.

• Assist in Triaging all Bureau enquiries

• Undertake diagnostic interviews with clients by phone, face to face or video call and diagnosing whether individuals are eligible to apply for benefits or to access other income maximisation support.

• Help with resolution of straightforward enquiries

• Signpost clients who can do more to self-help

• Refer to Session Supervisor for help with emergencies

• Provide information and advice on all aspects of Social Security Benefits.

• Carry out benefit checks

• To provide assistance with the completion of benefits forms

• Make referral to internal Benefits/ Money Advice Teams or another appropriate agency.

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Help to Claim Yr4 - Universal Credit Adviser

  • Full time
  • £23,805
  • Falkirk/blended working
  • Closing 20th January 2023

About the job

Falkirk Citizens Advice Bureau are looking for an adviser to deliver a holistic advice and support service aimed at clients completing their initial Universal Credit Claim and supporting them through to their first payment. This involves helping with online forms, the evidence required, and verifying their identity online using telephone, web chat and video call facilities.

About the job

We are looking for a client-focused individual preferably with experience of Social Security benefits (Universal Credit). In this role you will use telephony, email, Webchat and video call facilities.

To succeed, you will have relevant experience and knowledge of current welfare benefits (Universal Credit) and have the ability to analyse the client’s needs and be able to provide the client with advice on eligibility for Universal Credit and support the client through the application process. You will also be able to support the client to gather the information or evidence needed to complete the claim.

You will have strong oral and written communication skills. We are also looking for a proven ability to work effectively and be well organised. Proficiency in using a range of IT tools to carry out your work, including case management systems, online forms and Microsoft Office applications is essential.

Committed, results-driven and supportive to the needs of others, you will be able to work well within a team and have a willingness to follow and develop agreed procedures.

Fixed-term contract to 31 March 2024

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