Disability Benefits Volunteer

·       Disability form completion as allocated

·       Providing all assistance to clients for the completion of PIP and Attendance Allowance forms

·       Writing up full case notes for each client

·       Identifying other support needs clients may have and signposting them to those services

·       Liaising with other team members 

Skills

The role requires a DBS check.

 

You don’t need specific qualifications or skills but you’ll need to:

  • be friendly and approachable
  • be non-judgmental and respect views, values and cultures that are different to your own
  • have good listening skills
  • have excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • have goodIT skills
  • be able to understand information and summarise it
  • be willing to learn about and follow the Citizens Advice aims, principles and policies, including confidentiality and data protection

·       be willing to undertake training for the role


Details

  • Accessibility
    To the Witham office, but the role may require home visits
  • DBS check required
  • Equal opportunities policy
  • Expenses reimbursed
  • Health and Safety Policy
  • Ongoing support
  • Suitable for under 18s
  • Training provided
  • Volunteer induction
  • Volunteer policy
  • Volunteers covered by insurance
  • Written role description

When can I volunteer?

Start Date: 08/06/2021

End Date: 08/06/2022

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Afternoon No No No No No No No
Evening No No No No No No No

Availability Details

This opportunity is flexible. We are asking for 6 hours per week, which can be one day (normally 10-4) or spread over 2 days (normally 10-1 or 1-4).


Location

This opportunity is available in: Braintree


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