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Customer Services Advisor

Employer:
Bracknell Forest Council
Salary:
£19,171 - £22,462 per annum
Location:
Time Square, Bracknell
Contract:
Permanent
Working Pattern:
Flexible Hours/Full Time
Hours:
37 hours per week.
DBS Check:
No
Closing Date:
22/09/2019 at 23:55 PM
Reference:
SD/19/108324
Bracknell Forest Council

Help us to help our customers and experience the satisfaction that goes with making a difference.

 The successful candidate will join us as we continue our transformation journey, our focus on enabling customers to interact with us using the communication channel best suited to their needs. You will be a catalyst of change, working with others to harness technology in the quest to provide better information and processes for both our customers and organisation:

 Because we`re Bracknell Forest.

 

What it's like working in our team

 The Customer Services Advisor role is a fantastic opportunity to help make a difference to our community. 

You will be part of a team dedicated to managing customer interactions and providing support and advice to customers in order to meet their service requests and enquiries.

 The team is focussed on delivery and works closely together, always supporting one another. Whilst the role can be challenging on occasions, the sense of working as a team to help others is very satisfying and rewarding.

 You will be supported to carry out the following duties, responsibilities and training

  • To provide a first point of contact for customers contacting the Council, managing service requests and providing information to support customer enquiries.
  •  To deliver the highest quality service within a team environment, as the face of Bracknell Forest Council.
  •  To continually develop the knowledge necessary to handle a diverse range of enquiries at the first point of contact
  •  You will use various communication channels to support customer interactions, including phone, face to face, web chat, social media and email.

 

The benefits you will experience are:

  •  Personal development through our Council led training opportunities
  • An inclusive and social working environment.
  • Flexible working opportunities including a flexi-time scheme.
  • A great office location next to travel links and the regenerated town centre.
  • Internal sports and social club opportunities.
  • Discounted leisure centre and gym membership.
  • Supermarket discount.
  • An interest free loan for a rail season ticket.
  • Car loans for staff
  • Discounted staff bus passes
  • Access to childcare vouchers.

 

What we're looking for:

 Someone who can quickly build rapport with customers, showing patience and understanding as required. Someone who can question effectively to diagnose the correct course of action and who can relay clear and concise instructions.

The successful candidate will need to maintain composure and deal with challenging situations in a positive and supportive manner. They will need to learn and to take on new tasks as required and be adaptable to change. They will need to use all of the relevant supporting systems quickly and effectively to meet customer needs.

 You will be self motivated, confident  and a good communicator able to handle a diverse range of customer enquiries using a variety of communication channels.

 Interview date

 Interviews will be held on:

 Friday 4 October 2019

 Want to ask us a question?

 For an informal discussion or to ask any questions about this role, please contact our Customer Services Operations Managers, on 01344 352000

 

Equal Opportunities

Bracknell Forest Council – Working for Equality. We welcome applications from all sections of the community.

How to apply

Please apply online (see below).

Please read the Application Pack before you apply for this job. It contains information that you will need to refer to when applying. Not referring to this information is likely to reduce your chances of success.

No agencies, please.

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