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  • General Adviser - Glenrothes
    with CARF (Citizens Advice and Rights Fife - Glenrothes)

    Volunteer Opportunity No. VO61141 - Created/last updated: 09/01/2018



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    About this opportunity:Advisers provide a quality advice and information service. Advisers may undertake a range of activities with the client depending on individual circumstances, as well as write effective records of the interview on the electronic case recording system.
    Some tasks include:-
    Interview clients.
    Give information.
    Give advice.
    Give practical help, such as completing forms or checking benefit entitlement.
    Highlight instances of Social Policy issues.
    Record cases.

    Takes place:
    morningsafternoonsevenings
    Mondays
    Tuesdays
    Wednesdays
    Thursdays
    Fridays
    Saturdays
    Sundays
    Minimum age:16
    Maximum age:no upper age limit has been specified
    Training provided:The Adviser Training Programme (ATP) is a combination of group sessions on a range of topics; time spent gaining practical experience in the frontline office and the completion of a number of online training courses. The next ATP is scheduled to begin on
    Out of pocket expenses paid?
    Yes - Travel expenses are paid for petrol at 45p per mile or actual public transport costs. Expenses are paid in a monthly basis directly into a bank account.

    Experience required:Be a good listener Work well in teams Able to understand sometimes complex information and convey this appropriately to clients. Be open-minded and able to maintain confidentiality. Good computer and literacy skills are also important.

    Restrictions on who can volunteer
    No restrictions were specified.

    Application process:Application Form; Induction/Training; Informal Chat; Interview; References

    Taster available?No, not for this opportunity.

    Travel DetailsThe opportunity takes place at 10-12 Pentland Court, Saltire Centre, Glenrothes KY6 2DA.

    Saltire AwardThis opportunity is compatible with the Saltire Awards for volunteers aged 12-25.

    What Now?

    To enquire/register an interest in this opportunity please call us on 0800 389 6046, e-mail us, or fill out this brief form:
     
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