Customer Service Adviser

Job Title: Customer Service Adviser
Contract Type: Temporary
Location: City of Edinburgh
Salary: £10.07 per hour, Benefits: Regular pay reviews & Potential to earn bonus
Start Date: 2018-11-11
Reference: CK:8894
Contact Name: Blue Arrow Edinburgh Catering
Contact Email:
Job Published: November 08, 2018 16:47

Job Description

Pay Rate: £10.07ph
Contract Term: Temporary
Working Times: 35 hours per week Monday to Friday 8am to 6pm
1 Saturday morning on a 5 week rotational

Full 4-6 weeks of paid training
Competitive pay rate/Pay progression
Overtime and bonus incentives
Instant access to Blue Arrow's online training portal
Instant access to online retail discounts
Annual Bonus

Are you looking for a stable income? Or perhaps working for a large well known UK retail banking brand like Lloyds Banking Group would enhance your CV. Whatever you are looking for whether it is a steady income, job security or career development this opportunity has it all.

This role is perfect for those who show great attention to detail and who want to work in an environment where the focus is on making the right business decisions for the customer.

You do not need any formal qualifications to be a Customer Service Adviser, just a good communication skills and knowledge of basic Microsoft Word, Excel and familiarity with using the internet. Your personal skills are much more important for a role like this, we are looking for people who are proactive, self-motivated and keen to learn.

Don’t have any call centre experience? No problem, if you're used to dealing with customers whether it is face-to-face or over the phone in any capacity then you have the potential to become an exceptional Customer Service Adviser especially with this fantastic employer who is committed to supporting you through excellent in-house training and personal support.

The contact centre is located in Dalkeith Road with great transport links so getting to work is easy via public transport.

If you are looking to the future then it is good to know that career progression prospects are high with Lloyds Banking Group, they are a fantastic employer who has been supporting customers, communities and businesses in the UK for over 320 years.

The recruitment process takes a couple of weeks as you would expect. It is important that customers know that the people handling calls and enquiries can be trusted with sensitive and personal data and so a vetting process for candidates is in place. Part of this is ensuring that candidates have a clear credit and criminal record. Once you have passed this vetting process you have the chance to join the team and get started taking calls from a wide range of people, helping them resolve their queries.


Being a Customer Service Representative for Lloyds Banking Group:

You will build long lasting professional relationships with Lloyds Banking Group customers that will exceed their expectations by understanding what matters to them. Carrying out a broad range of demanding operational support procedures, using your own judgment to make decisions which impact on customer outcomes.

First and foremost, you will be helping our customers across the retained organisation by answering a range of telephone enquiries. You’ll be providing information on products, acting promptly on customers’ instructions and ensuring that records are fully up to date and accurate. This is a blended role which will include telephony, digital and processing tasks.

You will be provided with great training and help you develop an in-depth knowledge of all products and processes. Alongside your proven communication and customer service skills this will help to ensure you deliver the high standards of service that customers expect.
Role Focused Skills

* Complete telephony, digital and admin-based tasks to service customer queries
* Take ownership of customer problems, solving them at first point of contact and escalate when required
* Build long lasting professional relationships with Lloyds Banking Group customers that will exceed their expectations
* Deal with customer data ethically and in accordance with the FSA requirements
* Collaborate within the team to clarify facts, exchange information or resolve enquiries and issues
* Contribute to the continuous improvement of Lloyds Banking Group by identifying and taking ownership of opportunities for improvement to the processes you use, the services you will provide and the values you can add to Lloyds Banking Group
* Demonstrate consistently Lloyds Banking Group values and behaviours
* Take ownership of personal development and training, through regular review of performance against business objectives, and take responsibility for self-development
* Support Lloyds Banking Group's wider team to ensure that performance standards and business objectives are met
* Personally contribute to an environment where colleagues want to work and customers feel valued
* Carry out a range of processing tasks and handling of customer calls ensuring relevant productivity and quality measures are achieved for Lloyds Banking Group customers in line with specified process and procedures
* Provide a high quality service to Lloyds Banking Group customers comprising of handling inbound & outbound calls and undertaking a range of processing tasks. This will be achieved as part of a flexible model to support the business in meeting customer demands within agreed service levels.

General Skills
* Excellent communication - oral and written
* Embrace 'in the moment' coaching to develop your skills and knowledge
* Continuous improvement mind set which will be evidenced in the improvement of customer centric measures
* Developing over time, a deeper level of expertise in all areas of Lloyds Banking Group's end to end goals
* Adaptable to change and willing to embrace new ideas
* Ability to work unsupervised and deliver quality work across multiple tasks within required deadlines
* Positive and approachable manner
* Team player
* Previous customer service experience
* Clear credit history & Clear criminal record