Contact Centre Advisor - HAAS


Serco
Company 
Location 

Bristol

Employment Hours 

Full Time

Employment Type 

Permanent

Salary 

£24,000 per annum

Job Highlights
  • Serco is one of the world’s largest providers of public services to Governments, employing over 50,000 people in over 20 countries.
  • Working from our brand-new Bristol office we are looking to recruit experienced, empathetic, and resilient Inbound Contact Centre Advisors.
  • We offer 6% contributory pension scheme, huge range of discounts, Employee Assistance Programme, Wisdom App, Simply Health Plans, Annual Leave Purchase Scheme and more.
Job Requirements/Description

Salary: £24,000 + Benefits.

Hours: 37.5 hours worked on a range of shift patters covering 8am-8pm Monday - Friday and every other Saturday covering 9am-5pm.

Here at Serco, we deliver health assessments that help determine eligibility for benefits on behalf of the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP).

Our extensive experience supporting complex case management services across the globe and experience of working with the DWP enables us to impact a better future for all. Service users are treated with care and respect, and our colleagues thrive in a supportive culture.

Working from our brand-new Bristol office we are looking to recruit experienced, empathetic, and resilient Inbound Contact Centre Advisors. The key purpose of the role will be to provide a helpful, professional & efficient experience to all customers contacting the Customer Service Centre.

Using the Social Care framework and Care Act Legislation our Contact Centre Advisors will undertake initial information gathering and offer advice, next steps and a suitable resolution or signposting, whilst maintaining accurately recorded data.

Key Accountabilities

  • Provide an exceptional customer service experience to all customers that contact the Customer Service Centre, across all available contact channels, ensuring they are at the centre of your decision making.
  • Achieve your individual and team objectives and KPI targets.
  • Through effective call control, questioning and fact finding, correctly gather the required information showing empathy and understanding to the customers concerns, whilst recording accurately on the appropriate IT systems.
  • Process contacts enquiries and/or signpost customers; utilising all available knowledge via service specific IT systems and service scripting as detailed on the CRM system.
  • Ensure all customers are dealt with courteously, fairly and without prejudice, including where necessary, networking with 3rd party organisations to support non-English speaking customers.
  • Liaise with other professionals to identify the most appropriate next steps for the customer.
  • Ensure your knowledge is kept up to date by utilising the knowledge base provided and timely completion of training including Mandatory and Service Area courses.
  • Build relationships with colleagues, clients, professionals, and 3rd party organisations as appropriate; demonstrating a willingness to readily share knowledge, offer support and promote a culture of continuous improvement.
  • Respond positively to change and take a flexible approach to all aspects of work.
  • Comply to the Customer Service Centre's PCI data security standards and protocols.

What are we looking for?

  • Relevant experience in a Contact Centre / Customer Service environment with an emphasis on call handling.
  • Experience of working within a social care function or demonstrates an understanding of and aptitude for of this type of work.
  • English and Maths GCSE or equivalent or proven literacy and numeracy skills.
  • Competent in Microsoft Office applications, Word, Excel, and Outlook.
  • Ability to deal with highly emotive customers with empathy / resilience.
  • All candidates will be required to pass a BPSS check which will involve a full DBS and references.

Desirable

  • Relevant level 2, or above Customer Service qualification; Institute of Customer Service Award, NVQ in Customer Service or similar.
  • Experience of working within a social care function or demonstrates an understanding of and aptitude for of this type of work.

What we offer:

  • Up to 6% contributory pension scheme.
  • Free parking on site / 5 minute walk from public transport links.
  • A range of benefits to support the health and wellbeing of you and your family?such as Employee Assistance Programme, Wisdom App, Simply Health Plans, Annual Leave Purchase Scheme and more.
  • Access to a huge range of discounts and exclusive deals such as Merlin Attractions, Mobile Phone discounts, Cinema discounts, Leisure and Hospitality discounts.
  • A fantastic culture and supportive team where you’ll get the chance to make a positive difference in a company passionate about diversity and inclusion.?
  • Serco discounts which include cinema, merlin entertainment and online shopping discounts and discounts on mobile phone plans and leisure centre memberships.
  • Interesting and enjoyable work.
  • Committed to professional and personal development with a wide range of training and coaching opportunities to expand your capabilities.

About Serco

At Serco, not only is the nature of the work we do important, everyone has an important role to play, from caring for vulnerable people to managing complex public services. We are a team of 50,000 people responsible for delivering essential public services around the world in areas including defence, transport, justice, immigration, healthcare and citizen services. We are innovators, committed to redesigning and improving public services for the benefit of everyone.

By joining Serco you will have unlimited access to our Global Employee Networks – SercoInspire (Gender), SercoEmbrace (Multicultural), SercoUnlimited (Disability) and In@Serco (LGBT & Networks). Serco Employee Networks, led by colleagues who are passionate about diversity, inclusion and belonging.

Apply

Please click on the apply button to complete your application. Occasionally we receive a large volume of applications for our roles and when that happens we sometimes bring the closing date forward, so please apply promptly to avoid disappointment.

At Serco, we see people first and foremost for their performance and potential. We are committed to building a diverse and inclusive organisation that supports the needs of all. As such we will make reasonable adjustments at interview through to employment for our candidates and strongly encourage applications from a diverse candidate pool. We are open to discussions around flexibility and flexible working. We operate a hybrid work structure in many of our business areas. We are proudly Disability Confident Leader employers and holder of the Gold Inclusive Employer Standard. Disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the job will be given the opportunity to demonstrate their abilities at an interview.

Serco
Company 
Location 

Bristol

Employment Hours 

Full Time

Employment Type 

Permanent

Salary 

£24,000 per annum

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