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Help to Claim Adviser (Part Time, Fixed Term), CAB West Lothian

Job Details

Job title
Help to Claim Adviser
Closing date
Wednesday 27 March 2019
Hours per week
Type of contract
Fixed term
£9817 per annum

More about the job

About the job

We are looking for a client-focused individual with experience of providing welfare benefits advice, to join us as a Help to Claim Adviser (Universal Credit). In this role you will be using telephony and webchat to help ensure / help ensure our clients get the support they need face to face.

To succeed, you will need relevant experience and knowledge of the wider welfare benefit system including Universal Credit, demonstrating strong oral and written communication skills. It would be an advantage if you had recent experience and knowledge of undertaking welfare cases to appeal level if required. We are also looking for a proven ability to work effectively and well organised. Proficiency using a range of IT tools to carry out your work, including case management systems, online claims’ services and Microsoft Office applications is essential. Committed, results-driven and supportive to the needs of others, you work well within a team and are willing to follow and develop agreed procedures.

As Help to Claim Adviser (Universal Credit), you will deliver a holistic advice and support service aimed at clients on completing their initial Universal Credit claim, and to support them through to their first payment. This will involve helping with the online forms, the evidence required, and verifying their identity online using face-to-face, telephone and web chat. 

How to apply

For an application pack contact Fiona on 01506 436132 or e-mail