Customer Support Officer

York House

Job Type: Permanent

Closing Date: 25th June 2019

Reference: 639


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Job purpose

To provide an efficient, effective face to face and telephony provision on a range of services delivered from the Customer Services Centre and corporate contact centre.

You will

Handle enquiries from a range of services supported through the customer services centre.

Provide a high quality, face to face and telephony Customer Service provision, enabling members of the public to access accurate advice and assistance with service requests, enquiries and complaints on all of Leicester City Council services.

Act as ambassadors for Leicester City Council by promoting a positive image of the Council and customer services, through the delivery of excellent face to face and telephony provision.

Efficiently and effectively operate a range of IT equipment and programmes to communicate in a timely manner to relevant sections and organisations.

Respond to electronic enquiries via media blending and carry out administration of self-service scanning items from the digital hubs.

Requirements of the post

Substantial experience of dealing with members of the public in a busy, sometimes volatile environment

Experience of providing a face to face and/or telephony service in a busy and pressurised customer contact centre environment

Experience of working in a pressurised frontline service

Experience of using and managing a range of IT systems

Ability to demonstrate an excellent understanding of, and commitment towards, the principles of customer care

A good working knowledge of the services that the council delivers

Additional information

2 Full Time, Permanent Posts

Salary: £19,554 - £21,166 per annum

For an informal discussion about this post, please contact: Kirsty Wright on 0116 454 1022

What we can offer you

As well as the satisfaction of helping to improve thousands of lives across Leicester, you can look forward to a work environment that encourages a healthy balance between you work life and your personal life. You’ll enjoy generous annual leave entitlement, membership of the excellent Local Government Pension Scheme and the option of flexible working. We’ll also give you the chance to develop your skills and expertise with a variety of training and development opportunities and career pathways. In addition, you can choose from a number of flexible benefits, including our fantastic salary sacrifice car scheme, big discounts at high-street outlets, childcare vouchers, discounts on city buses and trains, we may also be able help with relocation expenses if you are moving to the City, or need help with commuting costs.


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