Help to Claim (Universal Credit) Adviser Vacancy28th November 2019
Help to Claim (Universal Credit) Adviser
Would you like to be part of our dedicated team who are driving our vision to be the leading socially responsible organisation providing holistic, high quality and accessible advice and representation for all citizens of Dumfries and Galloway? In joining us you will be part of the team that make a real and empowering difference to people’s lives through an independent, responsive, trusted, innovative and flexible approach.
Our aims, which we share with Citizens Advice Scotland, are to ensure that individuals do not suffer through a lack of knowledge of their rights and responsibilities or of the services available to them, or though an inability to express their needs effectively. We aim equally to exercise a responsible influence on the development of social policies and services, both locally and nationally:
We also aim to:
- Make a positive difference to people’s lives;
- Engage with, train, develop, support and value our people;
- Provide accurate, appropriate, confidential, quality advice in a sensitive way to enable citizens of Dumfries and Galloway to make informed choices;
- Introduce and use quality assurance mechanisms to measure the difference we make and how we make it;
- Work with others to build our reputation for quality, professionalism, trust and independence.
As a Help to Claim (Universal Credit) Adviser you would be part of the team delivering holistic advice and support services aimed at helping clients to complete their initial Universal Credit claim, and supports them through to their first payment. This involves helping with the online forms, the evidence required, and verifying their identity online using telephone, web chat and face to face.
If you have a combination of education and experience to SCQF Level 6, evidence of continuous professional development and possess and maintain expertise in relevant legislation then please contact us for an application pack.
SCQF level 6 Salary £22,720.00 pro rata
26 hours per week based in our Dumfries HQ
Duration: Funded until 31 March 2020
Closing date for all applications: 12 December 2019
Interviews will be held week commencing: 16 December 2019
Successful candidates will be subject to vetting through Disclosure Scotland.
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