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Vacancy for Debt Assistant

Role: Debt Assistant

Hrs of Work: 18.5 hours per week

Holidays: 33 days plus statutory holidays pro rata (50%)

Salary: £20,456 pro rata (50%) plus employer’s pension contribution of 7% and health benefits

Location: Huddersfield

Kirklees Citizens Advice & Law Centre has a vacancy for a Debt Assistant who will undertake debt assessments for clients using the Citizens Advice Common Initial Assessment Framework and also provide administrative support to our debt team.

The post holder will be given full training and provided with extensive support and encouragement and will be assisting people from the local community to get the help they need.

The successful candidate will have experience in using figures and undertaking calculations in a work role and will have a pleasant telephone manner, good listening skills and be a strong communicator. They will have the ability to remain calm under pressure and deal sensitively with clients from all backgrounds. Previous experience in a debt related setting is an advantage but not essential.

The post is 18.5 hours per week to be worked on Wednesday and Friday and one half day to be agreed.

The job is located on the first floor of our Huddersfield offices and we regret that there is no lift which means that it may be unsuitable for some people with a mobility impairment.

 Closing date: Wednesday 5 September at 12 NOON

Interviews will be held week commencing 10th September

Application forms can be downloaded from our website at www.kcalc.org.uk. Please do not send CVs or other supporting material as they will not be considered. The website contains other information about KCALC including our latest annual report which may be useful to you.

If you have any queries about this post please email recruitment@kcalc.org.uk. Please return your application forms to that email address and remember to include the diversity monitoring form.

Kirklees Citizens Advice & Law Centre values diversity, promotes equality, challenges discrimination, and strives to be an Equal Opportunities employer. We encourage and welcome applications from people of all backgrounds.

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