Benefits: This job includes:
- 22 days’ holiday plus Bank Holidays,
- Workplace Pension and Life Assurance
- Employee Assistance Programme.
- IMI (ATA) Accreditation Support, through our Nationwide Academy
- Mobile Phone Discount Scheme and My Nationwide Car Scheme
- Tool Club
- My Nationwide Rewards, which includes discounts at Major supermarkets, High Street retailers, Travel & much more! Average saving is around £500 per year
The job of a Vehicle Damage Assessor
As part of a team of professionals you will undertake the inspection of damaged vehicles, assessing the full extent of the damage, costs of repair and timeframes. An important aspect of this job is to identify the correct prescribed repair method and prepare, record and maintain records of electronic and manual estimates. You will then liaise effectively with insurance companies to obtain their authority to repair the vehicle at the costs estimated. You will also effectively liaise with customers engineers and technicians to explain and ensure they understand the repair methodology.
You will report into the General Manager who is as passionate about Customers as he is about his team and is absolutely determined to make his bodyshop the best in group. It’s an amazing team!
What you will be doing?
Our Bodyshop is fast paced and exciting with lots of opportunity to make an incredible difference and apply your expertise and skill. In the job of Vehicle Damage Assessor you will be responsible for assessing many different marques of vehicle. This means keeping up-to-date with all repair methodologies and it is also important for you as a Vehicle Damage Assessor to fully understand different insurers and manufacturers literature and bulletins. Another very important aspect of the job is teamwork as you will be working with other colleagues in the bodyshop as well as across other functional areas.
What we think good looks like
As a Vehicle Damage Assessor we would like you to have an interest and passion in what we do. With a professional appearance we would also appreciate it if you have excellent job knowledge and be highly motivated. Naturally, due to the nature of the job you will need to have a full UK/EU Driving Licence and the relevant qualifications for the job (ATA, NVQ Level 3, or City and Guilds as well as experience in the accident repair environment). We will help and support you with the rest
And what about career progression?
Well the world is your oyster at Nationwide. As long as you have the right attitude and do a great job, Nationwide will invest in your learning, development and job progression. There are many more jobs in Nationwide that you might be interested in and we will invest in you to help you reach your goals.
Take Scott Malloy, General Manager, “I went into parts for four years before moving to estimating where I worked for another seven. It’s a great industry to join if you’re looking to progress as the opportunity is there for anyone to take. I’ve helped out in every role the site has to offer and having that wider understanding has particularly benefited me in my role as a General Manager. The team is great, we all get along well and have a bit of banter, but I think that shows that everyone is happy in their roles. Come and join us, it’s awesome”.
Nationwide are absolutely committed to making sure you have a great place to work and are excited and engaged in what you are doing. Nationwide will support and reward all your achievements.
What happens next?
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Once you have applied for the job, we will initially consider your skills and experience based on your CV and application. If you match the job, we will be in touch with you to advise you of the next stage in the process.
Nationwide is an equal opportunities employer and positively welcomes all applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.
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