Fixed Term Customer Advisor X2 - Isle of Wight Council

Salary: £15,981 to £18,870 per annum
Contract Term: Fixed Term
Contract Type: Full time
Location: Ryde
Posted on 10 January 2018
Closing Date: 24th January 2018

Administration / Customer Service / General Office / Public Sector

Contact Centre, Business Centre, Westridge, Isle of Wight

Salary: Grade 3 - 5, being £15,981 to £18,870 per annum

Hours: 37 per week

Fixed term contracts until 31st December 2018.    

The Contact Centre is currently seeking 2 Customer Advisor's to join their busy team.  A cheerful personality and an ability to work as part of a team is essential in this environment as well as being able to remain calm at all times, especially when working under pressure.  You should be performance driven and willing to learn.  You will be responsible for resolving a variety of enquiries at the first point of contact across a range of access channels including phone and email.

The successful candidate must be able to demonstrate a passion for excellent customer service along with good communication, telephony and IT skills.  A minimum of 4 GCSE’s or equivalent are a must and whilst not essential customer service experience, literacy skills and knowledge of the Council’s CRM system would be desirable.

For further information or an informal discussion please contact Cate Sheen, on contact phone 821000.

This council and its schools recruit according to the council’s Safer Recruitment policy and are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share in this commitment.

The Isle of Wight Council protects its employees from discrimination, we actively promote the diversity of our workforce and we provide flexible working options (where appropriate) to support the different needs of our employees. 

The Isle of Wight Council is an equal opportunities employer and is proud to encourage applications from all cultures, backgrounds and abilities to better reflect the diversity within our local community.

In addition to the above, the Isle of Wight Council is a Disability Confident Employer. This means that providing an individual meets the basic essential requirements of the advertised role and have declared themselves as disabled, they will be offered an opportunity for an interview within the council.

Please use the option below to apply online and ensure you state that you found this vacancy at Isle of Wight on your application form.

Telephone 01983 823134 or email if you need further information about applying

In the interests of efficiency and economy, no further communication will be sent to you unless you reach the final shortlist. This means that if you do not hear from the recruiting manager within three weeks of the closing date, we regret that your application will not have been successful on this occasion.

Closing date: 24th January 2018

Isle of Wight Council

Isle of Wight Council

The Isle of Wight Council recognises the importance of a motivated workforce and offers a package of benefits to support them. Including everything you would expect from a modern public sector organisation.

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