Helpline Advisor Hybrid Excellent training

Posted 1 July by Office Angels
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If you're seeking a role where you can really make a difference and support vulnerable people then we have the perfect opportunity for you. You'll receive excellent training from the Trainer who said "It's genuinely a Great place to work" and a Recruiting Manager who said they "like making a difference and supporting people with the process as well as seeing people grow in their careers". The company you'll be working for have incredible Company values, visions and goals. They also believe in each individual employee being valued and encouraged to develop their career within this company.

Job Title: Helpline Advisor

Location: Dover, Kent

Hybrid working: This position will be office based during your training for 2 weeks. There is the potential for a hybrid working pattern which is reviewed on an individual basis.

Duration: 9 month FTC initially, the role is then made permanent for successful candidates.

Start date: August 2024

Salary: £24,603 rising to £27,700 after completing a 6 month probationary period


  • 25 days Annual leave + 8 Bank holidays
  • Free parking
  • 8% Employer pension contribution
  • Flexibility and work life balance
  • Enhanced family friendly provisions
  • Additional holiday entitlements
  • Perkbox benefits
  • Non-contributory pension scheme

Hours: 8am-8pm, 35 hours a week. You'll be allocated hours on a 2 week rota basis

Week 1: 8am-4pm. Week 2: 10:30am-6:30pm. Week 3: 12pm-8pm. Week 4: 9:30am-5:30pm.

Your team: You will work as part of a vibrant and committed team which is expanding in number, to continue the excellent work it does in supporting individuals and families. The advice line plays an integral part in providing advice, guidance, and support via the telephone helpline service. The work is extremely rewarding, by empowering people in real need, sharing information and providing them with the tools to support them through the process. You will be working in a supportive environment, receiving in-depth training on regulatory standards and procedures as well as committing to good practice.

Your key responsibilities as a Helpline Coordinator would be to:

  • Efficiently and empathetically handle inbound calls from clients, working as part of the helpline team in an ever changing, fast-paced setting, dealing with varied queries, offering support, compliance with all applicable and regulatory requirements, policies, and procedures to provide the correct advice and guidance ensuring resolution at first point of contact
  • Work closely with colleagues and other departments within the organisation, to ensure applications for support are dealt with accurately and swiftly
  • Support clients following complex safeguarding disclosures, raising any concerns with the relevant departments and authorities adhering to set procedures
  • Provide an exemplary professional service through active listening, verbal, and written communication to both external and internal clients
  • Work collaboratively as part of a team to achieve organisational targets and KPI's
  • Attend regular coaching/mentoring sessions, 1-2-1's, team meetings, training, and appraisals
  • Keep full, concise, and up-to-date records and complete case follow up within the requisite time scales and undertake any necessary administrative tasks in relation to the work

Skills and experience required;

  • Proven experience providing exemplary customer service skills/background
  • Demonstrable experience of working in a pressured environment and meeting deadlines
  • The capability to multitask using multiple systems at once whilst communicating verbally
  • High attention to detail and working systematically particularly in accurate record keeping and timely records
  • High level of motivation, resilience, and emotional intelligence

The Recruitment process:

  • This post is subject to a DBS check
  • You'll need to be able to provide documents to show your right to work in the UK i.e. passport or other right to work documents such as work visa, settled status document, certificate of registration, naturalisation as a British citizen, Biometric Residence Permit etc.
  • Provide full employment history for the previous 3 years and/or suitable documentation to cover any gaps in employment.

Interview process:

1 Face to face Interview, we'll help you prepare fully.

Next steps:

If you have the above skills and experience then please apply today - this is such an incredible opportunity where you can really grow your career at this company.

Alternatively if you know someone who may be suitable for this role please share the details. If you successfully refer a friend for the above role, you will receive a £100* voucher of your choice! Terms apply*

Please note if your skills match the requirements for the job then you will receive an e-mail from us (remember to check your junk mail). If you do please call us on ASAP or within 24 hours to discuss the position in further detail with Bonnie (Candidate Manager) or Nicola (Permanent Consultant).

We look forward to your application.

Office Angels acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. Office Angels UK is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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Required skills

  • Helpline Advisor *WFH & Office + 25 days a/l*

Reference: 52806444

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