Customer Service Advisor Telephone

Job Title: Customer Service Advisor Telephone
Contract Type: Temporary
Location: City of Edinburgh
Salary: £10.07 per hour
Start Date: 2019-02-01
Reference: LLOBA04 (LF)
Contact Name: Blue Arrow Edinburgh
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 22, 2019 10:05

Job Description

Job Title: Customer Service Advisor Telephone

Location: Morrison Street, Edinburgh EH3 8BW

Pay Rate: £10.07ph
Contract Term: Temporary (6 months)
Working Times: 35 hours per week
Monday to Friday 8am to 6pm

1 Saturday morning on a 5 week rotational.

Benefits: Full 4-6 weeks of paid training 
Competitive pay rate/Pay progression
Overtime and bonus incentives 
Instant access to Blue Arrows 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 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 Advisor, 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 Advisor.

The contact centre is located in Morrison Street in Port Hamilton, which is ½ mile from Haymarket train station and a mile from Edinburgh Waverley station. The offices are located in a great area with cinemas, theatres, eateries and Edinburgh Castle just around the corner.

If you are looking to the future then it is good to know that career progression prospects are high with our banking client, they are a fantastic employer who will provide great training to help you develop an in-depth knowledge of all products and processes.

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.

As a Customer Service Advisor for this Banking Group you will be 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.

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 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 the 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
  • Demonstrate consistently the company’s 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 the 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 the Banking Group customers in line with specified process and procedures 
  • Provide a high quality service to customers comprising of handling inbound & outbound calls and undertaking a range of processing tasks.
General Skills
  • Excellent communication - oral and written 
  • Embrace 'in the moment' coaching to develop your skills and knowledge 
  • Developing over time, a deeper level of expertise in all areas of the 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