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Administrative Assistant

Administrative Assistant

Salary: £20,456 per annum for 37 hours per week

Employer’s pension contribution of 7% of gross salary

Westfield Health cover

Location: This post will be based in KCALC’s offices in Dewsbury but the postholder may occasionally be required to work from our offices in Huddersfield or other locations in Kirklees

The postholder will provide administrative assistance to our housing and community care casework teams. The ideal candidate will have experience of administrative work preferably gained in a legal setting. Applicants must have excellent communication skills, good IT ability and an understanding of the issues involved in working with clients who may be vulnerable.

Closing date: Thursday 14th March at 12.00 NOON

Interviews will be held on Tuesday 19th March

Application forms can be downloaded from the bottom of this page. Please do not send CVs or other supporting material as they will not be considered. This website contains other information about KCALC including our latest annual report which may be useful to you.

If you cannot complete and return this form electronically using Microsoft WORD please print off, complete by hand, and scan or photograph the form and submit this via email. Alternatively you may recreate the form in another format, using the same questions in the same order, and submit this. We can also provide our address if you wish to send the form by post. We will do everything we can to read all forms submitted but if we cannot access your document then it cannot be considered.

If you have any queries about these jobs 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 and challenges discrimination, and strives to be an Equal Opportunities employer. We encourage and welcome applications from people of all backgrounds.

We will retain and use the information you provide only for this recruitment process. It is necessary that we hold this information to operate a fair and equitable procedure. We will keep this securely and destroy it after six months unless you have been appointed to a role in which case it will form part of your employment record.

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Debt Assistant

Role: Debt Assistant

Hrs of Work: up to 37 per week by mutual agreement

Holidays: 33 days plus statutory holidays pro rata

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

Location: KCALC offices in Huddersfield and Dewsbury

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.

This job may be full time or part time. Please indicate on your application what hours/days you would prefer. If you are appointed this will be the subject of negotiation between you and KCALC.

The job will require working from 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.

 Please note that some information about this job may have incorrect closing and interview dates. We apologise for this – the correct dates are given below

Closing date: Wednesday 20 March at 12 NOON

Interviews will be held on Thursday 28 March

Application forms can be downloaded from the bottom of this page. Please do not send CVs or other supporting material as they will not be considered. This website contains other information about KCALC including our latest annual report which may be useful to you.

If you cannot complete and return this form electronically using Microsoft WORD please print off, complete by hand, and scan or photograph the form and submit this via email. Alternatively you may recreate the form in another format, using the same questions in the same order, and submit this. We can also provide our address if you wish to send the form by post. We will do everything we can to read all forms submitted but if we cannot access your document then it cannot be considered.

If you have any queries about these jobs 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 and challenges discrimination, and strives to be an Equal Opportunities employer. We encourage and welcome applications from people of all backgrounds.

We will retain and use the information you provide only for this recruitment process. It is necessary that we hold this information to operate a fair and equitable procedure. We will keep this securely and destroy it after six months unless you have been appointed to a role in which case it will form part of your employment record.

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Debt Caseworker

Role: Debt Caseworker

Hrs of Work: up to 37 per week by mutual agreement

Holidays: 33 days plus statutory holidays pro rata

Salary: £23,166 to £24,717 pro rata plus employer’s pension contribution of 7% and health benefits

Location: KCALC offices in Huddersfield and Dewsbury

Kirklees Citizens Advice and Law Centre has a vacancy for a Debt Caseworker. The aim of the post is to supervise and deliver debt advice across Kirklees, working in liaison with the Debt Advice Service Manager to ensure the effective running of the team.  The Debt Caseworker will be responsible for ensuring advice is delivered to consistently high standards.

The ability to work flexibly and efficiently in a demanding environment is essential. Excellent communication skills and the ability to think on your feet are also important aspects of the post.

Suitable candidates for the post will have at least one year recent experience of delivering debt advice to a wide range of clients (face to face and on the telephone) and must be an approved Debt Relief Order Intermediary.

This job may be full time or part time. Please indicate on your application what hours/days you would prefer. If you are appointed this will be the subject of negotiation between you and KCALC.

The job will require working from 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.

  Please note that some information about this job may have incorrect closing and interview dates. We apologise for this – the correct dates are given below

Closing date: Wednesday 20 March at 12 NOON

Interviews will be held on Thursday 28 March

Application forms can be downloaded from the bottom of this page. Please do not send CVs or other supporting material as they will not be considered. This website contains other information about KCALC including our latest annual report which may be useful to you.

If you cannot complete and return this form electronically using Microsoft WORD please print off, complete by hand, and scan or photograph the form and submit this via email. Alternatively you may recreate the form in another format, using the same questions in the same order, and submit this. We can also provide our address if you wish to send the form by post. We will do everything we can to read all forms submitted but if we cannot access your document then it cannot be considered.

If you have any queries about these jobs 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 and challenges discrimination, and strives to be an Equal Opportunities employer. We encourage and welcome applications from people of all backgrounds.

We will retain and use the information you provide only for this recruitment process. It is necessary that we hold this information to operate a fair and equitable procedure. We will keep this securely and destroy it after six months unless you have been appointed to a role in which case it will form part of your employment record.

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Telephone and Digital Assessor

Role: Telephone & Digital Assessor

Hrs of Work: up to 37 hours per week by mutual agreement

Holidays: 33 days pro rata plus statutory holidays

Salary: £17,891 to £18,560 pro rata plus employer’s pension contribution of 7% and health benefits

Location: Huddersfield

The Telephone & Digital Assessor will provide general information and advice to members of the public calling our telephone advice line or requesting assistance by email or webchat. The majority of enquiries relate to welfare benefits, debt, housing and employment issues, but calls cover a wide range of advice needs and no call is ever the same.

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 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 advice or customer care settings is an advantage but not essential.

Please note on your form if you wish to apply for this job on a part-time basis and what days/hours you prefer. This will be negotiated if you are offered the post.

Closing date: Friday 22 March at 12.00 NOON

 Interviews will be held on Wednesday 3 April

This 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.

If you cannot complete and return this form electronically using Microsoft WORD please print off, complete by hand, and scan or photograph the form and submit this via email. Alternatively you may recreate the form in another format, using the same questions in the same order, and submit this. We can also provide our postal address if you wish to submit the form by post. We will do everything we can to read all forms submitted but if we cannot access your document then it cannot be considered.

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

We will retain and use the information you provide only for this recruitment process. It is necessary that we hold this information to operate a fair and equitable procedure. We will keep this securely and destroy it after six months unless you have been appointed to a role in which case it will form part of your employment record.

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

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Trainee Solicitor

Trainee Solicitor

Salary: £19,122 per annum for 37 hours per week

Employer’s pension contribution of 7% of gross salary

Westfield Health cover

Contract: This is a fixed term contract to cover the period of the training contract.

Location: This post will be based in KCALC’s offices in Dewsbury but the postholder may occasionally be required to work from our offices in Huddersfield or other locations in Kirklees

The postholder will offer legal advice and representation to clients of KCALC.  Areas covered will include housing, community care and discrimination law. The postholder will work under a solicitor training contract.

It is essential that candidates must have completed the Legal Practice Course or equivalent. Applications will not be considered unless candidates can demonstrate that they will meet this requirement.

The successful candidate will have worked in a legal setting and preference will be given to applicants with experience in delivering housing law advice.

Closing date: Thursday 28th February at 12.00 NOON

Interviews will be held on Monday 4th March

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.

Application forms can be downloaded from the bottom of this page. Please do not send CVs or other supporting material as they will not be considered. This website contains other information about KCALC including our latest annual report which may be useful to you.

If you cannot complete and return this form electronically using Microsoft WORD please print off, complete by hand, and scan or photograph the form and submit this via email. Alternatively you may recreate the form in another format, using the same questions in the same order, and submit this. We can also provide our address if you wish to send the form by post. We will do everything we can to read all forms submitted but if we cannot access your document then it cannot be considered.

If you have any queries about these jobs 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 and challenges discrimination, and strives to be an Equal Opportunities employer. We encourage and welcome applications from people of all backgrounds.

We will retain and use the information you provide only for this recruitment process. It is necessary that we hold this information to operate a fair and equitable procedure. We will keep this securely and destroy it after six months unless you have been appointed to a role in which case it will form part of your employment record.

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