New Job Opportunities

Citizens Advice Manchester is an innovative and successful advice service which puts clients first and focuses on delivering high quality advice and casework via telephone, digital and face-to-face channels.

At Citizens Advice Manchester we are committed to making a positive impact on the lives of the people of Manchester. We are always looking for people who share this passion to make a difference and currently have a number of exciting job opportunities across our organisation.

Post: Community Initial Assessor Hours: 35 per week Salary: £16,380 (rising to £18,787 on achieving competence)

We have exciting opportunities available within our Community Hub Team.

We are seeking to appoint enthusiastic and motivated people to deliver assisted digital and help to claim support from within our service at the Town Hall and community access points across the city. The aim of the service is to direct our clients towards the appropriate resources they need to resolve their problem this will include:

Making a brief assessment of the client’s enquiry and provide basic information

Helping clients to access online advice and information and assisting with submission of electronic forms

Supporting clients to make and complete their new Universal Credit claims

Supporting clients in accessing our other advice services

Supporting volunteers during sessions

Refer or signpost claimants to other opportunities to develop or enhance their digital skills as needed

Refer or signpost claimants to other sources of support e.g. for budgeting and/or debt advice or to improve English language skills

Closing date for applications: Monday 18 March 2019 Interview Date: Friday 22 March 2019

Position: Telephone & Digital Triage Assessor Salary Range: £16,380 – £19,624 dependent on experience Hours: Full Time (35 hours per week)

We have exciting opportunities available within our City Centre Contact Centre.

We are seeking to appoint motivated and competent individuals to deliver telephone and digital triage assessments to clients. Ideally, the successful applicants will have successfully completed the Citizens Advice Gateway training course and have a minimum six months’ full-time equivalent experience however we would be willing to offer trainee positions to the right candidates that can demonstrate:

A professional manner and good communication skills

An ability to gather and assess information quickly and accurately

An ability to learn quickly and to work under pressure

An ability to deal confidently and sensitively with members of the public as part of the frontline service.

A commitment to equality for all

Closing date for applications: Wednesday 20 March 2019 Interview date: Monday 25 March 2019

Post: Generalist Adviser – Welfare Benefits Team Salary: £20,868 - £22,885 (dependent on experience) Hours: 35 per week

Having recently developed a new approach to meet client demand we are expanding our Welfare Benefits Team, are offering an exciting opportunity for motivated and enthusiastic advisers to join a highly skilled team.

We are seeking to appoint an experienced and competent Generalist Adviser who has recent experience of delivering generalist advice, has completed (or is working towards) completion of their Generalist Advice Certificate, has excellent interpersonal and communication skills and is able to work flexibly as part of a team.

Closing date for applications: Monday 18 March 2019 Interview date: Friday 22 March 2019

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