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Help to Claim Adviser (Universal Credit), fixed term - Airdrie Citizens Advice Bureau

Job Details

Job title
Help to Claim Adviser (Universal Credit)
Closing date
Thursday 12 August 2021
w/c 16 August 2021
Hours per week
Type of contract
Fixed-term contract until 31 March 2022
£22,295 - £25,000 per annum FTE (commensurate with experience)

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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 ensure our clients get the support they need. 

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 telephone and web chat. 

Employee benefits

Airdrie Citizens Advice Bureau offers excellent terms and conditions and is an inclusive employer considering flexible working arrangements where appropriate. For more details of some of the other benefits on offer to our employees, please contact us for more information. 

How to apply

For further details and information on how to apply, please contact  Please note that the post is subject to the disclosure of criminal history information.

Equality & diversity monitoring

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About the employer

The Airdrie Citizens Advice Bureau is committed to equal opportunities both in service provision and employment.

Charity number: SC012238

Charity name: Airdrie Citizens Advice Bureau

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