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Monday, 07 October 2019 10:23

Join our Help to Claim Team

We have a vacancy for an adviser on our Help to Claim team at Havant Jobcentre. Could you help people use the online claim form to claim Universal Credit?  Full details and an application form on our Join Us page

Published in Latest News
Tuesday, 20 August 2019 14:40

Volunteers wanted

We are looking for volunteers for a variety of roles. Go to our Join Us page to find out more. Our lovely Macmillan administrator has left us, so we are looking for someone to replace her for a few hours a week helping the Macmillan Citizens Advice Adviser at our Leigh Park Office. 

Published in Latest News
Tuesday, 06 January 2015 10:38

Join Us

Would you like to make a difference to people's lives? Are you enthusiastic, passionate and committed to providing an excellent service to the public? Would you like to be part of a supportive team, learn new skills and feel you have really done something worthwhile in your local community? If your answer is ‘yes’, there may be a role for you at Citizens Advice Havant.

Whether it's a paid role you're looking for or a volunteering role we are always looking for help. 


Paid Job Opportunities

We hava a vacancy for an Adviser on our Help to Claim team based at Havant Jobcentre Plus.  The role is to help people claim Universal Credit and full details are in our Help to Claim Adviser Job Description and you can download ;the application form here

Volunteering

We always have vacancies for volunteers at Citizens Advice Havant and we would love to hear from you (you can get further info if you use our contact form) if you're interested in volunteering with us. 

Whether you have a few hours or a few days or more to offer, we have a range of volunteer opportunities that may suit you.

Some of the volunteering roles we have to offer are:

  • New August 2019: Help to Claim Volunteer - help people with their new Universal Credit Claims online at our offices or the Jobcentre in Havant. Here's our Help to Claim Volunteer role description
  • Receptionist / Administrator - we are always looking for people with good administration and people skills to work with clients and behind the scenes making our local Citizens Advice an efficient service.  Our Advisers often start in an admin role to get to know the way we work. Here's our Customer service volunteer role description

  • Adviser - initial training starts you off as an Initial Assessor  - that takes about 6 weeks training and then you can carry on to do the full adviser training over about 12 - 18 months while still taking an active role with clients.  Here are the role descriptions for Initial Assessor and Adviser

  • Research and Campaigns - if you feel strongly about our campaign issues then we would love you to join us to help gather evidence, and take an active part promoting our campaigns out and about in the community and on Social Media. Here's our Research and Campaigns role description

  • Trustee - we are on the look out for people with good business skills who would like to join our Trustee board to help run Citizens Advice Havant.  You can download our Trustee recruitment pack here

  • Financial Capability mentor - we have a project working in the local community that needs volunteers to help either in schools or in community workshops to improve financial literacy in the area, helping improve budgeting skills and general financial awareness. No prior knowledge is needed, just a friendly and non-judgemental attitude and some basic numeracy

           Here's our Volunteer Application form to download and complete for all the roles above.

You can find out more about the different volunteer roles on the Citizens Advice Website

Take our Volunteering Quiz to see what role might suit you by following this link: Volunteering Quiz

Published in Generals
Tuesday, 06 January 2015 10:33

Employment

Go to Citizens Advice Work or follow the links from the frequently asked questions:

  • Where can I get help with a problem at work? - Citizens Advice
  • How do I raise a grievance at work? - Citizens Advice
  • How do I deal with disciplinary action taken against me at work? - Citizens Advice
  • I’ve been dismissed, I think it’s unfair, what are my rights? - Citizens Advice
  • I’ve been made redundant, what can I do? - Citizens Advice
  • My employer has gone out of business, what are my rights? - GOV.UK
  • My employer hasn’t paid my wages, what should I do? - Citizens Advice
  • Where can I check that I am paying/ my employer is paying the right tax? - Citizens Advice
  • My employer owes me money - what can I do? - Citizens Advice
  • My employer wants to change my contract, what can I do?- Citizens Advice
  • I think I’m being discriminated against, who can I contact? - EASS (Equality Advisory and Support Service)
  • What action must I take before taking a case to Employment Tribunal? - Citizens Advice
  • I’m off sick from my work, can I get sick pay? - Citizens Advice
  • What paid holidays am I entitled to? - Citizens Advice
  • How do I calculate holiday entitlement?- GOV.UK
  • I’m pregnant, how do I find out what my rights are? - GOV.UK
  • Can I ask for flexible working hours? - Citizens Advice
  • How do I start my own business? - GOV.UK
  • Do I need a work visa? - GOV.UK
  • Where can I find out information on training courses? - National Careers Service
  • I am disabled and have trouble getting into work, is there any help available?- GOV.UK

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