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Telephone Gateway Assessor

Employer
SOUTHWARK CAB
Location
UK
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
9 Nov 2021

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Sector
Legal
Contract Type
Permanent
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Fixed Term Contract until 31st March 2022

"Providing free, independent, confidential and impartial advice"

Citizens Advice Southwark has a track record of delivering high-quality services from its offices in Peckham and Bermondsey and outreach locations across Southwark and South East London. We sort out problems together, for good, by providing free, independent, confidential and impartial advice across all areas of social welfare law, and through using the experience of our clients to bring about positive change through research and campaigns.

The role will assist in providing a quality service to clients through telephone and digital gateway assessment by supplying accurate, personalised, relevant information and guidance.

You must have:
  • Recent experience of undertaking the role of Gateway Assessor either through face to face, telephone and emails including experience of exploring clients problems and identifying appropriate next steps.
  • An understanding of the main enquiry issues involved in assessing clients' problems
  • Experience of using interpersonal skills, including sensitive listening and questioning skills to understand the needs of others, especially in the context of telephony
  • To understand, empathise with and be committed to the Service's aims, principles and equal opportunities policies

In return, we can offer you a range of employee benefits, including generous annual leave, an employer matched pension contribution up to 10% of gross salary, an Employee Assistance Programme and training and development opportunities to continue your professional development.

Closing date: 9.00 a.m. Monday 8th November 2021

Interviews will take place on: Friday 12th November 2021

Citizens Advice Southwark is an equal opportunities employer and encourages applications from all applicants who meet the person specification irrespective of sex, gender reassignment, marriage or civil partnership status, pregnancy and maternity, sexual orientation, race, religion or belief, age, or disability.
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