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Customer Service Advisor (Repairs)

Posted: 23 Jun 2022 Closes: 10 Aug 2022
Boston Up to £26,225.08 per annum
Permanent & Full-time longhurst-group/769385

Do you want to join a successful Customer Service Team?

This is your opportunity to join a successful customer service team based in Boston, we are now interested in meeting with individuals who really put the customer at the heart of everything they do with a desire to be part of a new and vibrant department.

We are currently recruiting for one advisor role offered on a permanent full-time basis working 36.25hrs per week and are situated close to both the A16 and A52 making us easily commutable from many surrounding locations. Our Boston office provides a modern, vibrant, open plan working environment with excellent amenities, shops close by and free parking on site.

The goal for the customer services repairs team is delivering excellent support to those that contact us each day. We are made up of diverse individuals who all bring different skill sets coming together to deliver a heartfelt service to those we work with.

What will you be doing?

Here at Longhurst Group we want to deliver excellent Housing Services that foster positive communities, enabling us to offer great homes, provide great services and improve lives.

As a Customer Service Advisor (Repairs), you will be integral in showcasing how Longhurst Group really lives its values. As a touch point for our customer you will directly help to improve lives through;

  • Ensuring the highest level of customer service is always maintained. This is made up of call handling, on-line services, webchat, in person and supporting reception etc.
  • Taking ownership as the first point of contact, pro-actively dealing with customer enquiries using your skillset to resolve queries first time where possible.
  • Embracing and working with new technology, developing your knowledge here and pro-actively encourage a shift towards this as a way of improving access, choice and cost-effectiveness.

About You

To be successful in this role you’ll have a passion for delivering excellent customer service, an ability to problem solve and enjoy building rapport. You may have worked in a call centre or similar background previously working directly with customers and supporting / resolving their queries. We also welcome applicants who can demonstrate transferrable skill sets.

You’ll be comfortable in working at pace and enjoy the buzz of being part of a team environment who want to succeed together. Good organisational skills will be required and as an organisation currently going through significant growth and change at this time, you’ll need to be comfortable with embedding new ways of working.

When we review your application, we are looking for examples of how you have supported customers, resolved queries, embedded new ways of working and how you delivered a heartfelt service.

When you join you will enjoy:

  • 28 days annual leave plus bank holidays
  • Pension Scheme
  • Life Cover (as part of pension scheme membership)
  • Health Care Cash Plan
  • Free Eye Tests
  • Investment in your personal development through our extensive learning and development opportunities.
  • Family friendly, carers leave plus other paid leave
  • Employee Assistance programme
  • Wellbeing Support
  • Free flu vaccinations
  • Long Service Awards
  • Carers Networking Group a platform to support Unpaid Carers

How to apply

Please click apply now to submit your CV today. In the event of high applicant volumes we reserve the right to close this advert and CV submission window early.

 Vetting Requirements

The important things – Naturally working with our customers we need to complete pre-employment checks before you join us. This role is conditional upon receipt of two satisfactory references (one from your current employer).

We can only consider applications from candidates who have the right to work in the UK. All shortlisted candidates will need to verify eligibility to work in the UK at interview. Original proof must then be provided by day one upon successful candidature).

Equal Opportunities

As an equal opportunities’ employer, Longhurst Group is committed to the equal treatment of all current and prospective employees and does not condone discrimination on the basis of age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race or ethnicity, religion or belief, gender identity, or marriage and civil partnership.

We pride ourselves on looking after our colleagues and as part of our commitment we are an Employer for Carers and would welcome your application if you have additional unpaid caring responsibilities.

We aspire to have a diverse and inclusive workplace and strongly encourage suitably qualified applicants from a wide range of backgrounds to apply and join Longhurst Group.

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