Specialist Caseworkers
Caseworkers provide an effective and efficient specialist advice service on Welfare Benefit, Debt and Employment issues. Caseworkers specialise in a particular field and deal with the more tricky and complex issues our clients bring to the bureau. The role is performed by volunteers or paid bureau staff. As a caseworker you would:
  • Act for the client where necessary by negotiating with third parties, drafting or writing letters
  • Ensure income maximisation through the take up of appropriate benefits
  • Prepare and present cases to the appropriate statutory bodies, tribunals and courts
  • Maintain case records for the purpose of continuity of casework and report preparation
  • Provide advice and assistance to other staff across the Trafford Borough
  • Identify and proactively escalate social policy issues
As a caseworker you need to have achieved adviser core competences and have:-
  • Knowledge and experience of welfare benefits, debt or employment advice giving
  • Be a good listener, able to shift through and extract relevant information
  • Effective oral and written communication skills with particular emphasis on negotiating, preparing reports and correspondence
  • Ability to prioritise own work, meet deadlines and manage caseload
  • Work as part of a team.
 
How do I apply?
Citizens Advice Trafford recruits throughout the year.

If you are interested in volunteering with us, please read our
notes on applying and complete our application form. The application can be either e-mailed to: volunteer@traffordcab.org.uk , or sent to

Senior Advice Service Manager 

Citizens Advice Trafford

1 Waterside Plaza

Sale

Trafford

M33 7BS

 
We look forward to hearing from you!