Telephone Advisor
Employer Name: Citizens Advice Bureau - Cardiff & Vale
Location: Barry
Vacancy Type: Jobs Growth Wales
Vacancy ID: 43268
Hrs of Work: 37
Vacancy Duration: Six month job
Start Date: 24/06/2019
Closing Date: 26/05/2019
  • To deliver an excellent customer service
  • To conduct short focused interviews either by telephone or digitally to explore the customers situation and issues that need resolving
  • To make a judgement about what the next steps should be, based on understanding the problem, the customers capability and effective use of resources and other agencies which provide advice
  • Where appropriate to provide quality assured assisted self-help information/early intervention information
  • Where appropriate refer or signpost customers to one of the external partners in line with documented procedures
  • To ensure all customer work is entered onto the relevant case recording system
  • To maintain detailed and accurate statistical information as required by Citizens Advice
  • To staff the telephone during the service opening hours

Where additional advice needs are identified follow our documented procedures to refer or signpost those customers to an:

  • Agreed external partner
  • Local citizens advice
  • To meet the individual key performance targets and performance targets of telephone services daily, weekly, monthly and annually.
  • To adhere to the documented consumer service quality standards
Training Provided

Full training to be provided by the Employer

Preferred Learning Provider


Desirable Personal Qualities
  • Good communication and listen skills
  • Empathy
  • Good telephone manner
Qualification(s) Required

No Minimum Requirements

Welsh Language Requirements

Welsh Spoken Skills: No
Welsh Written Skills: No

Interview Arrangements

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