Customer Service Advisor Required - Croydon

Posted 12 March by Adecco UK Limited Easy Apply
Customer Service Advisor (Face-to-face & Telephone)
Croydon, Surrey
Monday - Friday 9am - 5pm
£12.19 hourly pay rate
3month Temporary Assignment
ASAP Start

We are currently recruiting for a competent and reliable customer service advisor to deal with enquiries coming into the contact centre within a local authority. You will be required to provide guidance and information both face-to-face and over the phone to customers and process service requests for a variety of the organisation's functions.

Main duties shall include but are not limited to;
* Act as the first point of contact for customers to access a variety of council services/ information and assist them in completing service requests both face-to-face and over the telephone.
* Ensure all enquiries, requests and complaints are dealt with effectively and in a timely manner.
* Accurately and efficiently record information on corporate information systems.
* Maintain and contribute to effective working relationships with colleagues and other teams.
* Be responsible for own development by keeping up-to-date with procedures, working practices and business activities thereby developing into a multi-skilled advisor.
* Consistently achieve agreed Service Level targets.

The successful candidate should;
* Have experience of working in a customer service environment, preferably in a face-to-face environment.
* Have a polite and courteous attitude and the ability to be assertive when required.
* Be an excellent listener and communicator, and be confident in dealing with all types of people.
* Have experience of working in frontline council services would be an advantage but is not essential as full training will be given.
* Be proficient in the use of IT and quick to learn new systems and processes.
* You will be working to a fixed working pattern and ideally will be able to offer additional hours and some flexibility occasionally, to help cover holidays and sickness.

***please apply online with your CV and note that only successfully shortlisted applicants will be contacted***

Adecco is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy. The Adecco Group UK & Ireland is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

Required skills

  • Contact Centre
  • Customer Service
  • Complaint Handling
  • Croydon

Reference: 34659407

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